Highland Coffee Company to close permanently, cites COVID-19 | News

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A longtime Louisville coffee shop is closing after 22 years in business. 

The owners of Highland Coffee Company made the announcement on Facebook Sunday night, citing the coronavirus pandemic

“To say this has been a gut-wrenching decision would be a huge understatement, Greg and Natalie Hofer wrote.

“We have overcome many challenges over 22 years, but as the reality has set in that we are facing another COVID winter ahead, we realize this is the decision we need to make, both as a business and personally.” 

The coffee shop, which is located next to Urban

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18 dorm kitchen buys: Microwaves, mini-fridges, coffee makers

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After a year of coronavirus shutdowns and online learning, many college students across the country are preparing to move into dorm rooms this fall. Before they can move in, though, students must first gather all the things they’ll need to make their dorm both homey and practical, from general bath and kitchen supplies to decor and style solutions. For some students, cooking appliances are also top of mind: While most college dormitories have a shared kitchen space — either in the building or on the general campus — these small appliances allow students to cook meals from the comfort of

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Coffee may reduce risk of death from stroke and heart disease

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Among people with no diagnosis of heart disease, regular coffee consumption of 0.5 to 3 cups of coffee a day was associated with a decreased risk of death from heart disease, stroke and early death from any cause when compared to non-coffee drinkers.

The study, presented Friday at the annual meeting of the European Society of Cardiology, examined the coffee drinking behavior of over 468,000 people who participate in the UK Biobank Study, which houses in-depth genetic and health information on more than a half a million Brits.

When it comes to heart disease, a large analysis of data from
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The Best French Press Coffee Makers of 2021

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Brewing coffee on a French press is highly rewarding and very simple: you pour hot water over coarsely ground coffee, wait a few minutes, and press down. Coffee that comes out of a French press is wonderfully bold and heavy, and you don’t need to know too much about brewing or extraction techniques to get it right.

Almost all French presses have the same design: There’s a brewing chamber with a handle and a plunger with a mesh filter. But the details of a French press brewer can take your brew from just okay to extraordinary. I tested a range

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