- Neighborhood: Graduate Hospital
- 2149 Catharine Street, Philadelphia, PA
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- Cuisine: Coffee
- Price: $$
- Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
In recent weeks, we told you about the armed robberies of two popular Philadelphia retail stores: Walnut Street’s Ubiq and Point Breeze coffee shop Ultimo. Well, on Wednesday afternoon, Philadelphia police announced the arrest of one man for both crimes.
20-year-old Quontail Silver of Point Breeze has been charged with robbery and other offenses.
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One of Philadelphia’s favorite coffee shops — Ultimo Coffee Bar at 15th and Mifflin in the Point Breeze neighborhood of South Philadelphia — recently found itself the victim of an armed robbery. Read more »
It can sometimes seem like Counter Culture (North Carolina) and Stumptown (Oregon) have a bean-roasting lock on Philly’s new-wave coffee scene. But Tom and Chris Molieri roast their own at GreenStreet, which now boasts a post in the Gayborhood. The tiny space and fickle wireless signal limit its appeal as a workspace, but there’s ample sidewalk seating on both sides of the corner — and more-than-ample coffee options. Think three espresso varieties and a pour-over menu that hooked this Ethiopia lover with a choice between washed- and dry-processed crops from that country. 1101 Spruce St., 610-504-3934, greenstreetcoffee.com.