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Photos: Purple Door Coffee now brewing in Five Points

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Purple Door Coffee opened yesterday at 2962 Welton Street in Five Points. In addition to serving beverages with locally-roasted beans, the nonprofit coffee shop also serves as an employment opportunity for troubled and homeless youth. Owners Madison Chandler and Mark Smesrud started the venture in order to provide faith-based guidance for at-risk teens. Westword's Danielle Lirette brought back these photos of the space -- which not only brews good coffee, but does so for a good cause. See also: - Best New Coffeehouse: Black Eye Coffee - Best Coffeehouse for Conversation 2012: Bardo - Best Local Roaster 2011 -- Novo Coffee

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Purple Door Coffee is open Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; watch for a grand opening on April 26. For more information, visit the shop's website.


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