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Is beer the new coffee?

Is beer the new coffee?

Matthew Manfredi

November 14, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Community, Features, News, Showcase

Coffee shops will forever be a hub for the astute student to find a quiet place to hit the books; cafes will always offer a vacant table for an aspiring writer to rethink a plot twist over a bear claw; and now, a new spot to get a nice buzz on before the afternoon lecture. In recent years, beer and...

Open mics rock downtown

Open mics rock downtown

Anna Porretta

September 13, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Music lovers make the pilgrimage toward the corner of West Fifth Street and Main Street, navigating through the City Plaza to the café on the corner. They walk through the door of Has Beans Coffee and Tea and are instantly welcomed by the smell of coffee and the voice of host Dan Casamajor announcin...

Get your coffee on while you study

Get your coffee on while you study

Michael Arias

March 31, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With a coffee joint on almost every downtown corner in Chico, each one has its own vibe. But when serious last minute studying needs to be done, the environment has to be right. Here is a list of some of my favorite coffee shops to study at from favorite to least favorite. Midtown Local, 365 E. Six...

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