Last summer it was announced that the trolley tracks at 11th and Reed, along with about 20 other intersections in the city, would be removed. The inactive Route 23 tracks have been a hazard to bicyclists and drivers alike for years now, since the trolley stopped service over 20 years ago.
Bella Vista’s new coffee spot isn’t just a shop. Function Coffee Labs is just as the name would suggest: a lab.
Owner Ross Nickerson has a background in engineering and physics and is bringing those scientific skills to the art, or science, of brewing coffee. Function Coffee Labs opened just last week, bringing a new kind of coffee service to 10th and Carpenter.
If a marriage proposal involves writing “marry me” in latte art, you know it’s a seriously coffee-fueled relationship. That’s the story for Ross Nickerson and fiance Megan McCusker, a couple bringing a new coffee shop to Bella Vista.
This new business, to be called Function Coffee Labs, is taking over the former Down Dog Healing Cafe location at 10th and Carpenter. Function Coffee Labs is expected to open sometime in April, pending the results of a health inspection happening this week at the shop.
This week’s SoPhilly Spotlight is a home with a hefty price tag. Currently on the market for $1.6 million, this “grand modernist residence” has 4,932 sq. ft. of space, including three bedrooms and four bathrooms.
This massive former Lyric Theater and Southeast Ironworks building converted into a home is located at 816 S. 10th St.