Monthly Archives: April 2011

Café de L’amour by Yun-Chieh Tsai

Via a Facebook link from Jonathan Lawson, who writes: “If Rube Goldberg was a starry-eyed caffeinated romantic….” Thanks, J-Law. Beautiful. Share on Facebook

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Featured Bean of the Week: Colombia Excelso “El Corazon”

If the Brazil Daterra “Sunflower” is my favorite all-time coffee at the Black Drop, the Colombian Excelso “El Corazon” is a close second. The Excelso designation refers to the screen size of the bean – in this case, 16 – … Continue reading

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Featured Bean of the Week: Guatemala SHB EP “Tikal”

When we recently received our weekly order of beans from Maniac Roasting, we were anxious to try out the “new” Guatemala “Tikal.” Specifically, we were interested in judging how it measured against our favorite Guatemalan from Finca Vista Hermosa, to … Continue reading

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Artist of the Month: Forrest Melim

ARTIST’S STATEMENT My name is Forrest Melim.  I’ve been painting for about 8 years.  I have no formal education, but I come from a long line of entrepreneurs and artists.  I have been working at JINX art space in Bellingham, … Continue reading

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Black Drop Event: Mario Kart 64 Tournament

SATURDAY, JUNE 25: Mario Kart 64 tournament, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.. This is the next in our ongoing series of retro video gaming events. If you weren’t able to make it to the Street Fighter tourney, you should definitely try … Continue reading

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Black Drop Event: ZOMBIES VS. SURVIVORS – SAVE OUR CITY II!

SATURDAY, MAY 21ST: ZOMBIES VS. SURVIVORS – SAVE OUR CITY II! This all out, no holds barred, full zombie makeup game of tag/water balloon fight covers a set area of Downtown B-ham for an afternoon and is completely amazingly frighteningly … Continue reading

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Black Drop Event: Board Game Night

SATURDAY, MAY 7TH: Board game night co hosted with Eagles Games Models & Miniatures, 6 p.m. to Midnight. We will have great games like Settlers of Catan, Zombie Dice, Forbidden Island, Citadel, Formula D and many others. The crew at … Continue reading

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So a horse and a chicken walk into the Black Drop… looking for squirrel girl…

From our friend Django, over at Merch-Bot: An outtake from the Horseman and Chicken Boy movie trailer. Horseman and Chicken Boy look for Squirrel Girl at The Black Drop Coffee House. This scene was designed to be played after the … Continue reading

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