Walk-In: Safety for South Seattle

And, have you heard? Southend communities are coming together for a “walk-in”, THIS Friday, at Rainier Ave S & S Ferdinand (site of the recent car crash that injured 7) to encourage action from Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to slow traffic up & down Rainier Ave, and improve safety for all. Spread the word, […]

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Extra! Extra! The Story of C.D. Hillman & Hillman City

Extra! Extra! Next time you’re at the shop, read all about Mr. Hillman and how Hillman City got it’s name (and more), thanks to this historical exclusive (that tells a story over 100 years old) from the Rainier Valley Historical Society!

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Labor Day Weekend & A Family Affair

Happy day! Joya’s family stopped in for coffee. They quickly “adopted” the nearest customer. And hearing them, all, laughing and chatting, as she made coffees and kept Hillman City “fueled” this Labor Day weekend definitely made Joya’s day.  (And the quote of the day: someone asked if there was a big meeting going on. Tauna […]

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South Seattle Gems Gives Joya a Shout Out

Hey look: in addition to a fabulous birthday week, Tin Umbrella Coffee’s Joya Iverson (who’s first name just happens to mean “jewel or treasure” in Spanish) got a shout out in South Seattle Emerald’s new South Seattle Gems section! Discover the secret to our amazing coffee (hint: it’s the love…and the fun) and grab a […]

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Freedom Schools & South Seattle (real-time) Rally

The kids we met today, marching down Rainier Avenue, were fired up….about education!!!! That’s right. And it’s so awesome to see, and hear. Inspired by the Freedom Schools of the Civil Rights Movement, and eager to close the massive education gap that exists globally, and locally, these kids are taking their message, and incredible energy, […]

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Tin Umbrella Coffee Turns 1!

A few brief moments from our 1 year birthday and busiest day yet!

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