Author Archives: Scot Casey

About Scot Casey

Owner/ Poetic Terrorist / Barista / Graphic Designer at The Black Drop Coffee House. Also, Hermit / Recluse in Residence at Laughing Bone Design Labs

The Mystery of Coffee

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Thank You!

Black Drop Coffeehouse Zombie Crew 2013

Thanks to everyone who helped make Save Our City IV: Zombie vs. Survivors a great event. We had a record turnout this year. Over 200 people, 20 teams and everyone had a great time. Beautiful day, beautiful day, beautiful city. We could not have done it without out you. Much [...]

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Save Our City IV: Zombies vs. Survivors on June 8th at Maritime Heritage Park

[ June 8, 2013; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]

The Black Drop Coffeehouse presents Save Our City IV:  Zombies Vs. Survivors!

Saturday, June 8th. Maritime Heritage steps, 1 p.m. start time.

Our BEST and MOST FUN annual event, in its 4th year!!

This year, more objectives, more prizes, more balloons, more gore, more fun!!  Start planning your teams and strategy, folks!

Here, as promised, are the Official Rules [...]

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Black Drop Retro NBA JAM Tournament!

[ April 20, 2013; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
The Black Drop presents our latest retro gaming night! We’ll be doing an NBA JAM tournament as the main event as well as having a few other retro gaming stations (Mario Cart 64 anyone?).
As always the event will be free and we will be serving our full menu until close. Come on down and enjoy [...]

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Steeb Russell: Artist of the Month for April

We are very fortunate this month to have Steeb Russell as our featured artist. Steeb’s art is deceptively whimsical with a darkly humorous thread running through it. The photographs do not do justice to the bright animated colors of the paintings themselves. We encourage everyone to come down and check them out. On display through [...]

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poetrynight at the Black Drop in 42 seconds

Every Monday night, the living Word is performed at the Drop. Starts at 8 p.m.. We stay open late. We serve beautiful coffee. We are looking at the stars. We are listening to poetry. Check it out. Come on down!
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The Black Drop is the New Home for poetrynight

[ March 11, 2013; 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
We are honored and very happy to welcome poetrynight to the Black Drop. Every Monday night our doors open and sign-up begins at 7:30 p.m. Reading begins at 8:00. This is one of the most beautiful events happening on a regular basis in Bellingham (or the Universe for that matter).
From poetrynight’s website:

Our Mission Statement
Through the [...]

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Featured Artist: Charles “Bonesy” Jones and the Codex of Little Hope

Codex of Little Hope: The Bone Dance

Throughout the month of March, the Black Drop Coffee House will be
displaying the Codex of Little Hope by Charles Jones.
The Codex of Little Hope is a degraded variation of the Codex Laud
uncovered by Jones and Jose Garcia Payon at El Tajin in Mexico in
Jones developed a radical thesis that [...]

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Featured Coffee: Nicaragua Finca Regalo de Dios Plantio El Aserradero

Regalo De Dios – source pdf

Location: the Mozonte region east of Ocotal, Central America
Predominant Varietals: Red Catuai and Caturra varieties.
Species: Arabica
Elevation: 1,675 masl
Climate: Natural cloud forest
Processing method: “Luis Alberto has been investing in improvements to the wet mill since he acquired the property. It uses very little water. A Pinhalense density sorter separates the cherry prior [...]

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The Western Front: Bellingham has chosen: BBJ readers’ choice awards include Black Drop

Bellingham School of Comics at the Black Drop
From an article in the Western Front by Kevin Kenney:
The Bellingham Business Journal released its 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards on Feb. 11. Several hundred Bellingham Business Journal readers selected 15 local businesses from a variety of categories, said Evan Marczynski, a Western Washington University graduate and reporter for [...]

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