Thursday, May 16, 2013
Author Cynthia Thomas will have a book signing Saturday and local artist Janna Audey will perform Sunday.
Grounded Coffee is hosting two weekend events. Local author Cynthia Thomas will be available during a book signing 2-4:30 p.m. Saturday. Thomas is the author of Confessions of a Strong-Willed Wife: Journeys Through the Heart of Fear. Thomas' book focuses on modern Christian wives and doing what is right without being frightened. Thomas offers her own confessions about her life's journey in the new book. Thomas will be signing copies of her book during the event. Local artist Janna Audey will also make an appearance at the popular coffee shop for an acoustic brunch. Audey will perform her fun melodic music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Audey performs her own music and adaptations of songs from some of her favorite artists. Keep up with …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Local trainers and fitness gurus will be available Jan. 26.
Getting fit or making healthier choices is one of the most popular resolutions each year. Now that we're a few weeks into January, you may need that extra boost to keep you motivated. One of the local coffee shops in Kingstowne will host an event to keep you on the right track to reaching your goal. Grounded Coffee Shop will have its 2013 Health and Fitness Bazaar from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26. The public is invited to stop by to meet local trainers, fitness gurus, massage therapists and other locals dedicated to health and wellness. For more events, visit Grounded Coffee Shop's website.
Friday, December 9, 2011
Local artisans and craftsmen will sell their work.
Do you still need to do your Christmas shopping but don’t want to deal with big box stores? Then swing by Grounded Coffee Shop’s Holiday Craft Bazaar this Saturday. From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, shoppers can find a selection of handcrafted silver jewelry, as well as sewed, knitted and crocheted items. There will also be photography on sale, according to the Grounded Coffee Shop e-newsletter, and much, much more. Grounded co-owner Candy Briffa said the shop has been hosting bazaars since it opened in 2008. This will be the fourth Holiday Craft Bazaar. Grounded also hosts craft events in the spring and fall. “There will be one-of-a-kind gifts for the holidays,” Briffa said. Briffa’s reason for hosting the events is simple – she …
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Stop by Grounded this Thursday for a cup of Joe and a chat!
This Thursday, November 17, Rose Hill Patch will host a Free Coffee Day at Grounded Coffee Shop, the Rose Hill area's local hot spot for all things java, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. We'll be handing out free 12 oz cups of Grounded's delicious coffee and chatting with residents about Rose Hill Patch, community issues and whatever you feel like bringing up! Do you have something you want covered? Suggestions about our site or our content? If so, please stop by. We'd love to hear from you. In case you've never been to Grounded before, check out our feature story about owners Candy and Wilfrid Briffa from earlier this year. The buzzing cafe has a variety of eats - including delectable goodies from their very own bakery - and some grade-A coffee. …
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Plus live music at two venues, a consignment sale and more
There's a lot going on in your community this weekend. We've put together some of the highlights. Our Special Harbor Grand Opening at Lee District Park Doc Hodges Live at Telegraph Station and Grounded Community Car Wash and Bake Sale at Edison High School Children's Consignment Sale at Telegraph Station Old Town Alexandria Farmers' Market
Sunday, May 15, 2011
Freshly made desserts, fresh coffee and games for families
The smell of freshly baked cupcakes filled the kitchen of Alexandria's Grounded Coffee Shop. While they were still hot, Candy Biffa walked in and added frosting and sprinkles. "I think what makes us unique from any other coffee shop is that we make everything fresh on the premises," Candy said. "And, we have a lot of space for people to hang out, unlike chain coffee shops." Grounded Coffee Shop, owned by Candy and Wil Biffa, recently celebrated its third year anniversary. "Business is good," said Wil, a pastry chef who studied at the Culinary School of Marseilles. Candy, who studied at the Academy of Culinary Arts in Atlantic City, met Wil while she worked as a Chef at the Willard. "I was his boss, and he was here on an internship, and we…