Thursday, July 26, 2012

Dunn Bros Coffee Celebrates Grand Opening This Weekend

Gables 5th Street Commons is proud to welcome Austin’s newest coffee shop, Dunn Bros Coffee, with Grand Opening festivities July 27 – 28. From 6:30am to 10:00pm, Dunn Bros Coffee will celebrate its opening with free samples, food and drink specials, a raffle for store items and gift cards every hour, live coffee roasting and live local music.

“I’m excited to open my first coffee shop,” owner Larry Lanoue said, “it feels like I’ve made a second home. The past few years of planning and hard work seem like a distant dream now and it brings a smile to my face every time a customer tells me how homey our coffee shop feels to them. It is exactly what I hoped to create; a warm and inviting community meeting place for Austin.”

To kick off the weekend, Dunn Bros Coffee will giveaway gift cards that range from $2 - $100 to the first 101 people on each day of the grand opening. Any customer who chooses to “recharge” their card with $25 will get a free beverage of their choice. There will be $3 off any pound of beans and two-for-one specialty drinks.

Featured handcrafted beverages include fine brewed coffees, handcrafted lattes, blended and iced specialties including the IceCrema flavored frappe and blended fruit smoothies and the Infinite Black Cold Press Coffee.

Grand Opening events include:
·      Friday, July 27: Ashley Dodd will feature her pottery from 10:30am to 2:30pm, Anastasia Gregoire will feature her handmade jewelry from 6pm to 10pm, musicians Derek Hoki and Erich smith will perform from 7pm to 8pm and musician Ben Balmer will perform from 8pm to 10pm.

·      Saturday, July 28: Jamey Hungerford will perform with his cello, Alysia Wieserman will feature her handmade jewelry and musician Johnny Palmer will perform from 8pm to 10pm.

Dunn Bros Coffee is open Monday – Friday from 6:30am – 10pm, Saturday from 7am – 10pm and Sunday from 7am – 9pm. They are located at the Gables 5th Street Commons at 1611 West 5th Street, Suite 175. For more information visit Austin.DunnBros.com or call 512.476.3866.
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