Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Mercury's 5th Birthday Bash

This upcoming weekend will mark one of my fav local coffee shops, Mercury Espresso Bar, 5th birthday.
The Weather looks like it'll cooperate! Hopefully no rain.
Address: 915 Queen St. East
Neighbourhood: Leslieville

MUTHAF@#%KIN’ FIVE YEARS!

SATURDAY MARCH 19TH - starting at 7pm
  • Olde-fashioned Barista showdown. (Latte Art)
  • Beer courtesy of  Mill Street 
  • Food from George Brown's Culinary School. 
  • Terroir/George Howell Coffee Co. donating amazing coffee.
  • BEST of all Toronto's first Manual Brew-Off!  
Local baristas will be bringing the coffee, the method and skills.
"Bring your friends as well.  Baristas or not.  We need to get as many people to see what an amazing community we have.  Great coffee is not just for us." - Matt and Doug  
There will be a silent auction throughout the night, as well as a donation jar set up for Coffee Kids.
Mercury will be raising money for this great organization throughout the entire weekend. 

So to recap, Beer, Coffee, Food, Coffee, Beer, Beer. Food, etc....

SUNDAY MARCH 20TH (Our ACTUAL birthday)

Free *Daily Brew in 12oz and 8oz sizes. *limit one per person* - GHHowell's Alchemy Blend
Local bands from staff, former staffs and addicts of MercuryHere's the line up(check the blog for more details)
12:00pm-12:30:Edison’s Torpedo,
12:30-1:00: Silver Speakers
1:00-1:30: Nolan, Ken & Aerin
1:30-2:00: The Bait & Switch
2:00-2:30: Stiff Toys,
2:30-3:00:  Suitcase Sam and His Spectacular Two-Man Band,
3:00-3:30: Black Walls,
3:30-4:00: Soup Kitchen Line Up,
4:00-4:30: Annelise Noronha,
4:30-5:00: Gay
5:00-5:30: The Bitters.
There will be cake, coffee and bands all day. 

I'll be popping in - so should you! Plus it's an excuse to explore Leslieville.

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