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.