An EMMY. Our Coffee Story, Told By The Seattle Channel, Just Won an EMMY!

Annnnnd. Our coffee story won an EMMY. Wow. Thanks to The The Seattle Channel & Ralph Bevins for seeing the story, and telling it so thoughtfully & beautifully. It was beyond difficult, at the time, to get in front of a camera, like that, but wow. I just see (and feel) how far we’ve come:

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Happy Father’s Day

Wishing all the dads out there a happy Father’s Day! Grateful for all the love and support (and powertool-skills — because we had to use them today) from our dads, today. This cappuccino is for you!!!

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The Boredom Buster Newspaper: New Edition Has Arrived (W/Brownies)

Happy Saturday! And guess what: the latest edition of The Boredom Buster (Hillman City’s own newspaper written by Carmen, age 9, on the typewriter gifted by one of our amazing customers) has arrived!!! Read about the latest adventures of leather-boy and denim-girl! And extra bonus, to celebrate Boredom Buster writer, Carmen’s birthday, and she brought […]

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Your Indiegogo Fundraiser Rewards are HERE: 98118 & Seattle

Did you help us in last summer’s fundraiser? (When you helped us raise an incredible $29K to help open a coffee shop, where there was none, but one was desperately needed, South Seattle.) Because if your zip code was 98118 & Seattle, your fundraiser rewards are HERE! With an incredible, exclusive fundraiser T-shirt designed, just […]

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Sweet Shout-out for Hillman City Chef

Hey! Hillman City guy & much-loved Tin Umbrella Coffee customer, and inspiration behind our “Make-it-Big” Friday theme, Chef Tarik’s new project (a Mediterranean Mecca Cafe’s Late Night Pop-Up) got a sweet shout-out from Eater Seattle. This pop-up is already sold-out, but there’s more coming…join us cheering him on! Go Tarik!

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Show Your Local Love: 6:30 AM – 2PM M-F

Show your local-love, tomorrow, and swing by for coffee, with us! 6:30AM to 2PM. (Nevermind the construction, noise & ‘no-parking’ on Findlay Street — it’s just our neighbors getting one-giant-step closer to opening the newest Hillman City restaurant.) In the meantime, we are OPEN, OPEN, OPEN & eager to make you something lovely! [customer photo credit: […]

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