We sat down for a chat with Errah Jurus, co-founder of Urban City Coffee and wife of Brian Jurus, Partner at Fulcrum Coffee, to learn the story behind the business. Read on to learn about the history, dreams, and risks of an industry entrepreneur turned to legacy.
Cruising could never be crushed, anymore than the rebellious spirit of youth. While new generations picked up the baton, those early adopters didn’t exactly give up the ghost. At least, not all of them. Read our new Sunset blend inspired story of the activities of the youth.
Ernestine Anderson is a lesson in chasing dreams, but also having the patience to let them chase you right back. Her path to stardom was no straight line, but filled with highs, lows and unexpected swings. There was enough joy to balance the pain, and a whole lot of improvisation across a long life as compelling and complicated as Jazz itself. Read our Jazz Alley blend inspired story.
A story of strength in diversity – read our Pike Street blend inspired story. A story about the farmers who were the beating heart of Pike Place Market. This place is a testament to hard work and determination in the face of prejudice, and to the richness and vibrancy that immigrants continue to bring to our city.
In much of the world, there’s still a price to be paid by those in the LGBTQ+ community simply to exist and to claim their rightful place at the table. Acceptance is still a revolution and the battles, both small and large, invisible or in a media spotlight, are being fought every day by those with the courage to be themselves. Read our new Broadway inspired blend to learn more about the beginning of this revolution, here in Seattle.
When you start with premium ingredients, you’re already half-way to a premium creation. The other half, though, that’s up to you. Read our Urban Espresso Blend inspired story – A story of the legend Harriet Bullitt and the uphill battle of her life’s work.
The Urban Espresso is a blend created for the urbanites on the move. Created in 1998, this blend was made to delight and surprise the average coffee drinker. The smooth and spicy blend keeps you satisfied and content all day. The creators wanted something to offer their customers that was unlike any espresso they had tried before. Created in one of their first coffee shops located in Mukilteo, Washington, the Urban Espresso has become a staple to many Seattleites daily lives. Read the Urban Espresso Blend inspired story below and discover how coffee was started and came to be in Seattle.
Our Urban City Cold Brew includes a tasting note of Mirabelle Plum; a flavor that is encapsulated with nostalgia and a legacy that coincides with the spirit of our brand. Read an Urban City Cold Brew inspired story, told from the perspective of a young girl living in modern day France. Discover her point of view and experience of the Mirabelle Plum, something not many people in the world ever do.
Seattle’s LGBTQ population remained hidden in the early decades of the Twentieth Century. In the 1950’s and 60’s increasing numbers of homosexuals in the city meant increased visibility and, therefore, increased tension.
The best plays in baseball are said to be a combination of physical stamina and intellectual prowess. This is a true Seattle story, where the underdog smokes the presumed champs in a startling upset.