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The American Coffeehouse

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Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
190 Underhill Ave
Btwn Sterling & St John Places
Brooklyn, New York 11238
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Eve MacKnight

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this history lesson:

In this talk, we'll first discuss the origins of coffee and coffee houses as a shared communal space.

On our world tour, we will sample different coffeehouse experiences throughout history. After that we'll dive into the United States's love affair with coffee shops,particularly in the last century: coffeehouses as a counterculture performance space in the 1950s and 1960s, the Starbucks wave, and the rise of artisanal, independently owned coffeehouses that we are seeing today.

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Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows: 

I'm currently offering credits for any cancellations made seven days or fewer to a class starting. I can't afford to do cash refunds right now, but credits are fine if the spot is canceled any time before the start date (even if less than 72 hours). Spots that are canceled more than seven days before the class starts are eligible for cash refunds.    

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Original cancellation policy (non-COVID-19):

If you're looking for a refund or class credit, you need to back out of the class a full week before it starts. (No exceptions!) We know it's draconian, but since we aren't charging an arm and a leg and have to buy all our materials in advance, it's kinda hard to deal with last-minute bailings.


We also can't transfer registrations to a future session of the class. Sorry!


Instead of dropping out if you have a schedule conflict, a better idea is to ask around and see if any of your friends want the spot. We can't give you a refund less than a week out, even if there's a wait list for the class. 


Regarding bad weather, we generally only cancel classes if the subway system stops running. If traveling during snowstorms might be an issue for you, please take this into account before registering for a class.  

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The American Coffeehouse
Reviewed by Anonymous on 3/4/2020
Enjoyed the brief historical overview of coffee. Not too intense and not too text-heavy (session had a few videos, trivia questions, and group discussions throughout.) Day was gloomy so it was nice to just to relax with some warm (and complimentary!) coffee. Also we got a little chocolate at the end which was a sweet treat!
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