Cambridge Square Announces New Coffee Shop

Monday, November 18, 2013
Barrier Properties, LLC, the developer of the mixed-use community Cambridge Square in Ooltewah, has announced that local entrepreneur Adam Rogers will open a 2500 square-foot coffee shop on the development’s public square. A lease was executed on November 12. The coffee concept will be called Wired. The shop’s opening is slated for early 2014.

“From day one, the most frequent tenant request we have received from the community has been for a locally owned coffee shop,” said Jim Cheney, marketing director with Cambridge Square. “And now that we have Wired in place, we could not be more excited about what this means for the development and the community as a whole. We congratulate Adam on his vision and venture. And to our many supporters, we can now definitively say ‘yes, there will be coffee at Cambridge Square.’” 

Wired takes its concept direction from scouting trips to New York City coffee shops eateries, while adding a high level of Southern hospitality. Interior build-out elements include a fire place, and a community table and coffee bar. Each booth will have charging stations for computers and smart phones and the entire space will offer free internet connectivity. Wired will also offer plenty of outdoor patio seating. Wired’s menu will feature on-demand fresh roasted coffee provided by Batdorf & Bronson — an environmentally conscious, national roasting company which has been sourcing and roasting coffees from around the globe since 1986. It began its Atlanta operation in 1994. 

In addition to coffee, Wired will offer specialty espresso-based beverages as well as one-of-a-kind pastries, flown in weekly, by New York City pastry chef Morgan Larsson. Larsson has been providing  European-style pastries for some of New York’s top restaurants and hotels since the early nineties. His current clients include MoKa Bakery, Pierre Hotel, Essex House, St. Regis Hotel, the Russian Tea Room, Windows on the World, and Aquavit. 

 Recent Cambridge Square announcements include the addition of local BBQ connoisseurs Choo Choo Barbecue, and the commencement of construction of an 8,000 square foot single-story building. Three-thousand square feet of the new building will be home to Tedford Family Dentistry. Cambridge Square is located at the intersection of Ooltewah-Georgetown Road and Lee Highway, less than half-a-mile from I-75. 


Administrative Office Of The Courts Now Accepting Grant Applications

The Administrative Office of the Courts is now accepting Grant Applications for the Parent Education and Mediation Fund as well as the Victim Offender Reconciliation Program for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.   The Victim Offender Reconciliation Program of Tennessee (VORP) was sanctioned by the legislature in 1993.  Pursuant to this legislation, the Administrative ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Chamber Presents Business Calendar For March 28-31

TUES/28 Reality Check at Ivy Academy 9:45-11 a.m. Mile Straight Baptist Church: 8448 Springfield Rd. Reality Check teaches 9th graders budgeting and emphasizes the connection between education and income by having roleplay as heads of household with a set budget. To volunteer for this Chattanooga Chamber career readiness program, contact Cathy Humble at  423.763.4321 ... (click for more)

2 Shot On Rawlings Street Friday Night; 1 In Critical Condition

Two people were shot, Friday night, and one is in critical condition. At approximately  9:56 p.m.  Chattanooga Police officers responded to the 2000 block of Rawlings Street on a report of a person shot. Officers arrived on scene and located one victim lying next to a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. A second victim arrived at a local hospital suffering from ... (click for more)

Car Crashes Into Motel 6 In Dalton; Driver, 17, Admits To Texting While Driving

The Dalton Police Department and Dalton Fire Department responded Saturday morning to a crash at the Motel 6 at Highway 41 and Tibbs Road. The driver of the 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix involved left the roadway and crashed into the Motel 6 building causing severe damage to one of the rooms. There were no major injuries. Investigators believe texting while driving was a contributing ... (click for more)

Slaxxon Regret - And Response

Back in the seventies my three oldest brothers had a buddy named Steve Slack. “Slack” was a star soccer player at Baylor and he grew up on Lookout Mountain, which is where I grew up. He and Jimmy, Henry and Bill went to the University of Virginia where they were roommates in an old, beat up house that was painted pink. Naturally, the place became known as the “Pink Palace” but lest ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Ballooniac’ Fined $25K

The Calgary Stampede is one of the biggest events in Canada and every year it draws well over 1.5 million people to one of the most beautiful places in the world. It started in 1912 as a big rodeo event and today it lasts 10 straight days. A highlight is the chuck-wagon races, where $4 million of advertisements are sold on the wagon’s canvas covers and there are pancake breakfasts ... (click for more)