Updated:
Original:

What's brewing: Coffee shop news to perk you up

Author:

Of all the things that might keep you up at night, you need not worry about finding enough coffee. The week brought news of fresh places to Joe up, with some treats on the side.

The Business Journal reported that Minnesota-based Dunn Brothers Coffee is continuing its expansion in North Dakota with a new shop planned on the south side of Grand Forks. It's expected to start grinding and pouring in late March or early April. The Minneapolis chain already has locations in Fargo and Bismarck.

The Line Media reports that Five Watt Coffee is coming to south Minneapolis within the next month. The indie coffee shop will open in an 1,100-square-foot space in a century-old building at 38th and Nicollet in the Kingfield neighborhood.

Those who like something to nosh during a coffee break should head to Woodbury. The Pioneer Press had the news that Sugar Love Bakery is planning a grand opening in Woodbury later in January. The bakery's website promises freshly made, from-scratch baked goods, including cakes, cupcakes and cookies. (Check out a photo of a fancy cupcake from the Sugar Love website.)

Patch reported that Bruegger's Bagels is planning a "completely new design, which will be rolled out first at a flagship location in Woodbury," according to a company spokeswoman. The new design, which will include an open kitchen and communal seating, will go on display on Jan. 22. That's also the day that Bruegger's will launch a $10,000 contest for art for a large brick feature wall.

Finally, the Business Journal reports that Caribou Coffee will perk up its image with a 64-foot-tall Pinterest board that will stretch to the fifth floor at the Mall of America. It's to promote the company's new Real Inspiration coffee blend, which was developed with feedback from Pinterest users. The board, made of vinyl with cutouts for TV screens, will hang from the ceiling in the rotunda. The board will be installed on Feb. 3 and will be on display for 10 days.

Next Up

Vic Richfield auto theft PD - rectangle crop

Police: Car with dog inside stolen from outside Twin Cities liquor store

They're asking people to be on the lookout for the vehicle.

John Hofer - Chisago County Sheriff's Office

Murder charge filed over inmate's death at Chisago Co. Jail

The man suddenly became unresponsive and died while in a holding cell.

reproductive rights caucus

Minnesota DFL lawmakers form Reproductive Freedom Caucus

The move comes as some Republicans explore proposals to limit abortion access.

Flickr - child wearing mask close up - Nenad Stojkovic

Counties without K-12 mask mandate see sharper rise in child COVID cases

That's according to a new study released Friday by the CDC.

Police lights

Bloomington woman dies in crash on southwest Twin Cities highway

The collision happened just south of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival grounds.

Wikimedia Commons - COVID vaccine, pfizer, shot - Martin G

Pfizer booster shots immediately available for select Minnesotans

118 fully vaccinated Minnesotans have died from COVID-19.

Gisela Medina Sherburne County Jail - 2021.09.23 - crop 2

19-year-old charged alongside Anton Lazzaro pleads not guilty

She's accused of helping the GOP operative traffic underage girls.

Dalvin Cook

Dalvin Cook misses Vikings practice on Friday

Cook suffered an ankle injury during the Cardinals game.

GetMedia (1)

Gallery: Historic church renovated into home is yours for $248,000

The church-turned-home offers an open floor plan in the heart of Howard Lake.

Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen  - YouTube screengrab

MN GOP Rep. spreads voted fraud disinformation, draws rebuke from SoS

The lawmaker cited a video claiming there are more than 1.2 million "missing" votes.

st. paul shooting

Witnesses help identify suspect in St. Paul shooting

The shooting happened near a gas station and bus shelter Thursday just before 1 p.m.

Related