Crust Stone Oven Pizza in Bettendorf closed its doors in December of last year due to the negative effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on businesses. 6 months later, a new local coffee shop has opened its doors in a part of the old Crust building. The new name of the coffee shop is Coffee Apothecary. The new pizza place opening next to it so far is unknown.
I had the chance to go and visit Coffee Apothecary the day after it opened. I spoke with owner Lindsey Schmidt about her new venture. She’s a first-time business owner who absolutely