Meet the Cafes: a Formal Introduction to Brewpoint’s Three Community Spaces

As the holiday season breaks over us and 2017 approaches its last days, we on the Brewpoint team are preparing for the moment we’ve discussed all year. Brewpoint’s flagship space, the Workshop and Roastery, will be opening within a matter of weeks. For the community familiar with our story of growth, the changes this year … Continue reading Meet the Cafes: a Formal Introduction to Brewpoint’s Three Community Spaces

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Lexicon: A New Cafe and a New Way to Partner with the Elmhurst Library

An under-fulfilled life, a trip to the Philippines, and a compulsion to open a community-centered coffee shop--the story of Brewpoint’s conception sounds like a Hallmark special about following one’s dreams. Brewpoint co-founder and owner Melissa Villanueva shared her story in an interview, opening up about how Brewpoint started and where it’s headed. Before Brewpoint, Melissa … Continue reading Lexicon: A New Cafe and a New Way to Partner with the Elmhurst Library

Leading the Way! Say Hello to our New Shift Managers.

There's no denying that Brewpoint is growing. Step in almost any morning and you'll see people. Sometimes, it's a line to the door. Sometimes, it's a few students studying at tables with their headphones in, enjoying the rare quiet. Either way, the shop is rarely empty. Being part of a fast-growing business is exciting. However, … Continue reading Leading the Way! Say Hello to our New Shift Managers.

Pastry Partnership Means More Variety

We love bringing the best to our Elmhurst community, be it through good coffee, company, or events. That's why we've partnered with Delightful Pastries, a European-style pastry shop in Chicago. They offer a variety of delectable treats like donuts, scones, cinnamon rolls, croissants, and more, many of which we will begin featuring in the shop! … Continue reading Pastry Partnership Means More Variety

Building a Community Partnership with the Elmhurst Public Library

Libraries are amazing resources. They provide a free space to hang out, books and movies to check out, classes to learn new skills, and resources to learn and connect with others. In a sense, the library is a space that becomes the heart of the community. It provides people with information and free education materials, … Continue reading Building a Community Partnership with the Elmhurst Public Library