The Monkey & The Elephant in Grid Magazine

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"The shop, which serves a rotating list of local coffee roasters as well as standard café fare, is anything but ordinary. Every day behind its counters, lives are being shaped and changed." -Emily Kovach, Grid Magazine

Brewerytown's The Monkey & The Elephant nonprofit cafe received a supportive write-up from Grid Magazine, Philadelphia's sustainability publication. M&E's commitment to locally-roasted coffee was mentioned, as well as their community-based mission to employ former foster youth. Notably, the establishment has done much to challenge the classic coffee shop culture, and their beautiful green courtyard is a great asset to the neighborhood. Their presence on West Girard Avenue is a gift to us all!

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