Love Life Cafe

Ever since one of my favorite Instagram accounts, @JustSeasonedWell, posted about Love Life Cafe, it’s been on my list of shops to try. I recently included it in my “Black-owned Juice Bars in Maryland” guide that you can read here. Love Life Cafe is a Black- and woman-owned business nestled in a shopping center in…

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Commonwealth Joe

When was the last time you explored a city near you? I’ve been feeling the need to explore more of Alexandria and Arlington, VA, particularly their coffee shops. I go to Starbucks and Dunkin more often because they’re the closest to me, so I like to visit other coffee shops when I can. On my…

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Vigilante Coffee: the Coffee Shop You Need to Try

There’s nothing like a neighborhood coffee shop. It’s so easy to make a Starbucks trip, but local coffee shops that connect with their community are the best. This is a simple way to describe Vigilante Coffee, a coffee shop based in Maryland. It was founded by Christopher Vigilante, and the mission is to uplift others…

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