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Beverly Opening

Beverly Opening

Monday, December 14, 2015, is the grand opening of our newest location in Beverly. Located at 9135 S. Western, the Bridgeport Coffee Beverly coffeehouse will feature coffee and espresso beverages, light meals, fast WiFi, and free parking for up to 18 cars. Our latest coffeehouse is located one block north of Original Rainbow Cone, a long-standing seasonal Beverly […]

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Gift ideas for 2015

Gift ideas for 2015

Looking for gifts for long-distance family members? Folks you used to work with? Coffee lovers on the other side of the city or the country? How about a little something for yourself? Here are a few ideas to get you started. Most popular are our 2-bag and 3-bag Gift Boxes. Each contains the roaster’s selection of […]

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Sneak peek at new Beverly location

Sneak peek at new Beverly location

We recently announced the coming launch of our fourth location in Beverly. Details on location and hours here. Here is a sneak peek at our progress on the buildout as we draw closer to the December opening (follow us on facebook, twitter and our blog for the exact date). Are you a barista or coffee professional? Join our new Beverly team, or send us your […]

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Announcing our fourth location

Announcing our fourth location

Bridgeport Coffee is proud to announce our fourth coffeehouse location in Beverly — coming soon in December 2015. After successfully opening our second and third locations in 2013, we are looking forward to bringing quality specialty coffees throughout the South Side of Chicago. Both Hyde Park and the South Loop have brought many new friends and neighbors to […]

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Discovering Vintage Chicago

Discovering Vintage Chicago

We were delighted to discover that Bridgeport Coffee is covered in the book Discovering Vintage Chicago. Author Amy Bizzarri has taken the unique location of our roastery (above Filbert’s Root Beer on Ashland Avenue) to launch a mini-story about our unique relationship with coffee growers. We especially love this quote: “Bridgeport Coffee is known for its unusual range […]

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Cesmach nursery

Coffee producers must defend their crops against climate change, biological threats, and volatile markets. For 8 years we have been importing our Mexico El Triunfo beans from these producers, who are preparing for the future of coffee with a special nursery…  

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Bubbly Bourbon

Bubbly Bourbon

Just in time for the hot weather… Bubbly Bourbon! 1. Pour a shot of your favorite bourbon into a 16-oz glass half-filled with ice cubes. 2. Fill the glass with Bubbly Creek Soda, stir and serve. No need for garnish, but lemon or mint can add some extra zip. You should be 21 to make […]

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Marsh of progress

Marsh of progress

Cyclists and nature lovers, rejoice! There’s an exciting new park coming to the South Side of Chicago — a world-class venue for bicycle recreation that will reclaim industrial land and return it to a natural state. The 278-acre Big Marsh park will be transformed into a bike park complete with a treetop adventure course, with […]

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New roast labels

New roast labels

We’ve just introduced a new look for the labels of all of our roasts. In a unique illustration for each roast, the Bridgeport Figure explores the Bridgeport of the Future. Is he fishing a revitalized Bubbly Creek? Is he starting an urban farm? Is he meeting new coffee farmers? Is he the next mayor of […]

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First of the 2015 coffees: Mexico

Great news for Spring! The very first of the 2015 coffee harvest shipments has arrived at our roastery in Bridgeport — Mexico El Triunfo single-origin beans with a flavor profile of medium body and dark chocolate. 2015 Mexico — freshly roasted today   One of many sacks of organic unroasted coffee, just shipped from Chiapas, […]

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Procafe 2015

The fifth and last of our series of images from El Salvador, below are some shots from Procafe when we visited in February… The nursery where the young plants are tended and new coffee varieties are nurtured Discussing coffee varietal development in a world warmer from climate change Unripe coffee cherries Freshly ripened coffee cherries […]

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