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The JL Beanery Coffee House

Started this discussion. Last reply by Molly Sommers May 2, 2012. 5 Replies

Just wondering how JL Beanery is doing these days. JL has always been my coffee house of choice on the island. Early every morning during my yearly stay, we walk down to JL to enjoy a great cup of…Continue

 

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Molly Sommers replied to Richard and Mary Wakefield's discussion The JL Beanery Coffee House
"Thanks, Pat. Looking forward to meeting you.  We are on facebook if you want to see how we are progressing; under JL Beanery at Mackinac.  Also have a website at www.jlbeaneryatmackinac.webs.com.  Hoping to be open within the next few…"
May 2, 2012
Pat Steele replied to Richard and Mary Wakefield's discussion The JL Beanery Coffee House
"Great news to hear the JL will be in good hands (I was getting worried).  The Beanery has been such a neat place to hang out and relax I hate to see it go by the wayside. Hope to visit either in our May trip or June.   Pat Steele"
May 2, 2012
Molly Sommers replied to Richard and Mary Wakefield's discussion The JL Beanery Coffee House
"Hi Everyone!  Wanted to let you know...JLBeanery is under new ownership for 2012 Season!  I am very excited about this, as I am going to be the new manager, working along side the new owners.  We will be on the island by Mid-April and…"
Feb 14, 2012
Richard and Mary Wakefield replied to Richard and Mary Wakefield's discussion The JL Beanery Coffee House
"No, we have not heard Dominos is now on the island as well.  Guess it was going to happen. :(  We will be up on the island next week for 3 nights, I will be sure to visit JL Beanery.  Thanks. "
Jun 24, 2011
Pat Steele replied to Richard and Mary Wakefield's discussion The JL Beanery Coffee House
"When we were there last year JL Beanery was doing well.  I thought the selection of baked goods were skimpy but it was early in the Spring. I agree, Starbucks isn't my favorite either.  Did you know there is a Dominos pizza at…"
Jun 24, 2011
Richard and Mary Wakefield posted a discussion

The JL Beanery Coffee House

Just wondering how JL Beanery is doing these days. JL has always been my coffee house of choice on the island. Early every morning during my yearly stay, we walk down to JL to enjoy a great cup of coffee, maybe a muffin or danish and sit in the serenity JL is famous for. Now that Starbucks (yuck-boo-hisss) moved in, I am concerned that the real ambience of the island is getting more commercial and may be hurting JL's business. It is mindboggling how Starbuck was allowed to move in on this…See More
Jun 23, 2011
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Jun 23, 2011
Richard and Mary Wakefield posted a status
"We always try to stay a week or so. This time we are bringing our graduating senior children, who also love the island."
Jun 23, 2011
Richard and Mary Wakefield posted a status
"My wife Mary and I are so looking forward to our yearly trip to Mackinac Island next week. Been coming up every year for 30 years or so."
Jun 23, 2011
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Jun 23, 2011

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What makes Mackinac Island special to you?
Got married on the island in the Windemere Gardens by Margaret Doud
What is your favorite island activity?
Walking, golfing, eating, drinking etc etc.

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Pat

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