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Commonplace Social Media is on the move!

Most esteemed Commonplacer’s, both already and not-yet, we wanted to let you know of a change that is going on in the Commonplace. Although we’ve grown quite a bit in the 12 years since TJ roasted his first bean, we’ve decided that our best way to stay in touch with you is to “roast smaller Continue Reading »


Who gets to provide coffee at the Big Pour? WE DO! WE DO!

It is our great honor and excitement to return to Construction Junction’s largest event of the year: the Steel City Big Pour! Come by and get a taste of national and tasty brewer’s like Victory and Flying Dog, the infamously local Church Brew Works and our very own roommate and powerhouse the East End Brewing Continue Reading »

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Heads Up: Commonplace Labor Day Hours

We all love a good holiday. Often, it involves a day off, good food, and good people. Sports can be involved, either by participation or spectation (yes it’s a word. Or, at least now it is.). We at Commonplace are going to close our doors for the day to enjoy that with others! So, all Continue Reading »


There’s a Coffee Rebellion Afoot!

When we were approached by The Coffee Rebel’s to be a part of their subscription service, we were honored! They only offer specialty coffee roasters, with the desire to give subscribers a wide array of new coffee experiences from the “comfort of home”. #armchairbarista Caffeine Rebel’s coffee subscriptions explore a different specially coffee roaster each Continue Reading »

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Back to School Special: Nappy Hour!

FINALLY. The kids are back to school. Well, most of them. As stay-at-home-mom’s and -dad’s know, (#sahm and #sahd henceforth), not all the kids are school aged yet. So, we want to recognize that definitive, annual, watershed moment when you send most of your kids back to school, or do homeschooling, and now have a Continue Reading »