Coffee shop changes name in grand reopening

Coffee shop changes name in grand reopening

By Elisabeth Slay The Shawnee Information-Star [email protected]

Community espresso shop Comma, situated in Downtown Shawnee, hosted its grand reopening Friday, April 29.

According to homeowners Jonathan Hilton, Rebecca Hilton, Jesse Ingram and Callie Ingram, the reopening was a achievements as many persons arrived to see the shop’s new structure and identify.

“I felt definitely terrific. I felt truly enthusiastic to have everybody there and I actually hope it resonates with absolutely everyone,” Callie stated.

Buddies and spouse and children filled the newly built small business and have been pleased to see the unique type made by the homeowners.

“I assume it’s terrific. I think it’s not like something we have in Shawnee and so I think it’ll offer a ton of possibility for individuals to assist community (companies) alternatively than supporting a massive corporation,” good friend Janelle Rogers reported.

The group envisioned this rebranding years in the past and started the preparing procedure in Oct of previous 12 months.

They started out in fact reworking the space at the starting of last 7 days and accomplished anything hours right before the grand reopening on Friday night time.

Johnathan mentioned it feels amazing to have every little thing done immediately after these a long time of arranging and a limited amount of time for execution.

“We’ve had remarkable help from our close friends and our spouse and children. We have experienced persons viewing our youngsters and all of these factors so I just really feel very lucky to be at the end of a extended line of individuals truly digging in and striving to do some thing remarkable for our town,” Jonathan said.

Individuals in attendance of the reopening responded positively to Comma and it’s new seem.

“I like it. It appears to be a large amount much more vivid and just welcoming and a lot more homey,” buddy Tyler Herman stated.

The proprietors purchased the creating housing the coffee shop in November of 2020 and experienced been functioning it as The Collecting Area ahead of Friday’s unveiling as Comma.

Each man or woman has their personal set of capabilities and alongside one another the 4 friends make a good workforce.

Jonathan has a background in woodworking and design and at present will work in industrial structure.

Rebecca has many years of administration encounter specifically in coffee and food items.

Callie and Jesse are both of those currently smaller business enterprise homeowners and have preserved Bayly Botanicals, which has been in the same setting up as the espresso store, for a few a long time and their wedding ceremony floral design company Bayly Blooms for five yrs.

Callie discussed Comma is a blend of all their most effective ideas and talents.

“We liked what was happening just before but we definitely are just enthusiastic to be in a position to do this as the four of us,” Callie mentioned. “We’re 4 people today as a partnership and this is the four of us accomplishing the issues we’re individually greatest at due to the fact we actually really feel like that’s we should give to our property.”

The owners discussed the shop’s new title is a illustration of the pauses persons typically consider in the working day and the possibilities individuals pauses can offer.

They explained like a comma provides pauses in speech and will allow for emphasis or modify, Comma is a heat space for persons to rest, connect or get the job done whilst enjoying a favourite beverage and delectable food stuff.

“Our need with this espresso shop and this is what Comma arrived out of, is that this is a space for an individual in their day. This is a split for them. This is perhaps the turning stage,” he stated.

Going forward, the group is looking forward to getting their vision and dreams for Comma on screen and welcoming the Shawnee local community to Comma.

“We are actually hoping this proceeds to be a space in which persons truly feel seriously at ease and really feel at household,” Callie explained. “Our intention has generally been to be a place that feels gentle and heat and welcoming for any person to get what they require.”

Comma is located at 415 E. Primary Road in Downtown Shawnee.