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Cozy, Caffeinated and Shopping Local This Season

Tis the Season In the blink of an eye, here we are, a week into December. It’s the season for many things, like being jolly and wondering where this past year went. I like to call this the cozy season. It starts when you begin feeling that winter chill in the air and...

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Thankful for Coffee Buses

Even though it’s the day before Thanksgiving on San Juan Island, today I am grateful for public transportation. A few days ago, we had some family visit who had never been to Friday Harbor before, and due to other commitments, they were left on their own to get to our...

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Halloween on San Juan Island

Halloween means different things to different people, but often just the word conjures up images of glowing pumpkins and glowering scarecrows, spooky ghosts and sinister monsters, hellish haunted castles and heavenly candy. Halloween on San Juan Island? We've got all...

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A Quick Sip of Riptide Cafe in Friday Harbor, Washington

This past summer, Riptide Cafe marked one year (Happy belated birthday Riptide!) of caffeinating our favorite island locals and our many travelers from across the globe!  We want to thank everyone who has visited us since we opened our doors last summer, whether it...

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