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El Salvador travel journal 2018

El Salvador travel journal 2018

The El Salvadoran travel journal of Jesús De Jesús, Director of Wholesale Operations for Bridgeport Coffee, who visited our relationship farms in January 2018. Day One: The return How happy I am to meet old friends again and to revisit all the beautiful people I met on my first Bridgeport Coffee trip last year! Arriving […]

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Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo

Observations from Mike Pilkington, founder of Bridgeport Coffee One day last summer, I received an email from Joel Hammernick, who heads Sunshine Ministries in the Woodlawn community. I worked closely with Joel and his wife Paula during the time they opened Greenline Cafe on 61st St. The email introduced me to a man named Claude […]

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Holiday hours 2017

New Years Hours Morgan St Sunday 31st  Close @ 6pm Monday 1st Closed Tuesday 2nd Regular Hours Hyde Park Sunday 31st  Close @ 6pm Monday 1st Closed Tuesday 2nd Regular Hours South Loop Sunday 31st  Close @ 8pm Monday 11-7pm Tuesday 2nd Regular Hours   Christmas Hours Morgan St Sunday 24th Close @ 6pm Monday 25th Closed Tuesday 26th Regular Hours Hyde Park Sunday […]

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Santa Josefita 2018

Santa Josefita 2018

Here’s a sneak peek at next year’s harvest of Santa Josefita, one of our most beloved Relationship Coffees from El Salvador. Freshly harvested beans from Santa Josefita are air-drying on the patio at the Finca Serbia micro-mill.   These beans will be roasted and brewed for you in Spring 2018.   Santa Josefita coffee has […]

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Bridgeport Coffee Beverly coffeehouse to close

For immediate release BRIDGEPORT COFFEE BEVERLY COFFEEHOUSE TO CLOSE DECEMBER 4, 2017 – Bridgeport Coffee announces the coming closing of its Beverly coffeehouse at 9135 S. Western Avenue in Chicago. The Beverly coffeehouse’s final day of business will take place on Friday, December 15, 2017. “The economics of the location were simply unsustainable, and we are very […]

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Wetlands Initiative – October 2017

Wetlands Initiative – October 2017

On October 26, 2017, our Hyde Park location hosted a second free Open House for the Wetlands Initiative, an important group of committed professionals who are dedicated to restoring the wetland resources of the Midwest — to improve water quality, increase wildlife habitat and biodiversity, and reduce flood damage. We have often said that water […]

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Open House Chicago 2017

Open House Chicago 2017

Open House Chicago is a weekend of neighborhood exploration, giving everyone the chance to visit architecturally significant buildings across the city. Three of our locations are near #OpenHouseChicago sites that are open and free to the public this weekend. Be sure to stop in before or after your visits — delicious coffee goes very well […]

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Changes at Roosevelt Collection / South Loop location

Changes at Roosevelt Collection / South Loop location

Effective immediately, we will no longer be serving alcoholic beverages at our Roosevelt Collection / South Loop location. Our service hours have changed to: HOURS Mon–Fri 6am – 8pm Sat 7am – 8pm Sun 8am – 8pm   Please check our website for parking, movie showtime, and other information.

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Costa Rica 2017 – Travel Journal Part 3 – Terrazú

This is the third of three posts on the Bridgeport Coffee trip to Costa Rica in March 2017 by Mike Pilkington, president and founder of Bridgeport Coffee. See Part 1 (Overview) or Part 2 (The Science). Terrazú in Costa Rica is one of the world’s great coffee regions, and the primary reason for Bridgeport Coffee making […]

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Costa Rica 2017 – Travel Journal Part 2 – The Science

This is the second of three posts on the Bridgeport Coffee trip to Costa Rica in March 2017 by Mike Pilkington, president and founder of Bridgeport Coffee. See Part 1 (Overview) or Part 3 (Terrazú). We open the conversation about the science of coffee with, of course, climate change. Throughout the history of coffee cultivation, there […]

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Costa Rica 2017 – Travel Journal Part 1 – Overview

This is the first of three posts on the Bridgeport Coffee trip to Costa Rica in March 2017 by Mike Pilkington, president and founder of Bridgeport Coffee. See Part 2 (Science) or Part 3 (Terrazú). Costa Rica is a relatively small Central American country, bordering Nicaragua in the north and Panama in the south. To the east […]

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Gift cards for the holidays

Gift cards for the holidays

It’s never too late to get a gift card for friends, family, colleagues, neighbors, South Siders, foodies, deliverypersons, DJs, and major crushes! Stop in any of our four locations and purchase gift cards in any amount for the people you truly care about. Gift cards can be used at any of the four locations. Not available […]

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