Passages: Alfred Peet, 1920 – 2007

Passages: Alfred Peet, 1920 – 2007

Alfred Peet — founder of Peet’s Coffee, grandfather of specialty coffee in the U.S. — died this week. Mr. Peet opened his coffee shop at the corner of Walnut and Vine in Berkeley, California in 1966, and awakened the American palate to the...

Coffee Notes from All Over

Hey, that’s pretty savvy for Wall Street. TheStreet.com’s Eileen Gunn takes a peek at Fair Trade — and Fair Trade coffee, in particular. For a publication that’s altogether dedicated to Free Trade it’s a remarkably balanced, and only...
Where Are the Great Good Places?

Where Are the Great Good Places?

In a coffee shop, and with her infant daughter snoozing at her elbow, a single mom — recently divorced, and struggling to make ends meet — writes a story about a boy wizard and an enchanted school. She writes in a coffee shop not for inspiration, but...

And Now a Word from Our Sponsor

Bloggle’s readership has been doubling about every other month for a while now. Recently it’s started to double every other week, which I find pretty amazing, and gratifying. I suspect it may have something to do with the fact that I’ve taken to...
An Illustrated Guide to Espresso Drinks

An Illustrated Guide to Espresso Drinks

Lokesh Dhakar had already made something of a name for himself among web builders for his very spiffy Lightbox image manipulation scripts — scripts which, by the way, drive many of the the galleries and slide shows that you’ll find here on Bloggle....

This Modern Life

It’s remarkable the ways the Internet has transformed us. We’ve been quietly beguiled by technology that doesn’t look or feel like, well… like technology. We’re connected — inexorably, insidiously connected — in ways that just...
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