Culture Cooler.: Office Politics, A Trio of Pines and a Jonas

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LONDON |

via TheGuardian.com

via TheGuardian.com

LONDON |

Can you imagine any office without coffee fueling its workstation, its politics? The Guardian published its Flash Friday short fiction Office Politics. It’s a short story about two office personnel,  Marsha and Sally  who discuss their boss – a man who can’t handle his payroll among other things. He then dies. When they discuss his death, they find themselves in a café and coffee becomes part of the dramatic effect in the shorts conclusion.

“Marsha and Sally showed their shock and amazement, as was only proper, then went to a café to drink coffee and share a pastry. ‘Which one of us killed him, do you think?” Marsha asked.’” Continue the story here.

 

UTAH |

@threepinescoffee, instagram

@threepinescoffee, instagram

Timing is everything. As Sundance 2016, rolled carpets, film and credits for its first full weekend, a new coffee shop in Salt Lake City officially opened its doors: Three Pines Coffee. Drawing inspiration from Los Angeles, serving HeartRoasters out of Portland and landing in a city with a growing specialty coffee culture, what better coffee start than one of the worlds beloved festivals for new, independent and established voices.

NEW YORK |

@propellercoffee, instagram

@propellercoffee, instagram

On the East Coast, a blizzard named Jonas came and blanketed cities with more than inches of snow. As the ground became one playground of crystallized water melting no time soon. Coffee shops took to Instagram to convey the news of their impending closings, lack there as cities navigated Jonas. This one by Greenpoint’s Propeller Coffee, captured the sentiment of Jonas and weather impacted business quite dramatically.

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