Ground Central

From Joel Schneider in New York City.  I don’t even think he drinks coffee but he sure is alert enough to find a Gotham inspired PSN. Well done.


Spill the Beans

The name does not give confidence in its baristas.  Let’s hope they are as skilled as the owner is playful.  From Joel Schneider in Greenville, South Carolina.


Inman Perk Coffee

“Friends” had Central Perk. And now there is Inman Perk in Atlanta. From what I recall about the locale, I don’t think we’ll see Monica and Joey there anytime soon. More like bearded hipsters with some full sleeve tats. But that really doesn’t describe Lynne Segall now does it?


Breaking Grounds

I’m back and better than ever with a plenitude or praiseworthy PSNs.  Sorry – professional pursuits got in the way of PSN spotting.

To kickstart this plurality of posts, Liz Moore brings us a perky find from Peabody, Massachusetts.

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The Bean Counter

Proving that a PSN can be right under your nose and you can still miss it (even if it is does have the aroma of a coffee shop), Lynne Segall sends us a perky little office building cafe in Atlanta, Georgia.  According to Lynne, “I have been going to the same dentist for over 20 years. I have never been early and never knew the building was connected to another building with a shared cafe and sundry shop and THIS.”

By the way, with this entrant, Lynne ties up with my mom yet again at 74.  But who’s counting?



Lately I’ve been overwhelmed by the groundswell of love and submissions for AGP.  So this find is especially relevant.  Spotted by me in Chicago, Illinois.

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I found this one fair and square although I was with some other family members who might like to say it was theirs.  Spotted in Chicago, Illinois.

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Once Upon A Tart

Once upon a time I might not have accepted this one because of its lack of a rhyme. But PSN intent is there. Good work finding and convincing from Lynne Segall in New York, New York.


The Human Bean

In the mornings, I need coffee just to get coffee.  Don’t fault me, I’m just a human bean.  Spotted in Portland, Oregon by Laura Sciortino.  Good spotting Laura especially considering all the vegetation.


Maddie’s Cakes

It’s always a treat to find a PSN that incorporates a proper name.  This sweet one sure does.  Spotted by Sandy Schneider in Advance, North Carolina.

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Latté Da

A second Latté Da!  Spotted in Captiva, Florida by Brad Singer.

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Hebrews Coffee Shop

Proving that PSNs cut across religious affiliations, Lynne Segall brings us Hebrews Coffee Shop in Nehalem, Oregon.  Is it a double PSN?  Maybe.  The Hebrews and those who believe in just “He” will have to figure it out.

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True Confections

Let’s hope the treats here are better than the movie that inspired the PSN.  In any event, this is a sweet PSN.  Spotted by Lynne Segall in Asheville, North Carolina.

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Well Played Board Game Cafe

Although he hates board games with a passion, Andy Schneider loves this PSN from Asheville, North Carolina.   Andy’s better half no doubt took him here for a couple rounds of Yahtzee.

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Middle Grounds Coffeehouse

There’s no grey area here – this is an excellent PSN from Andy Schneider.  The second in a trio of PSNs on Heritage Street in Kinston, North Carolina.


GI Joe’s Coffee & Snack Bar

Andy Schneider scores a rare hat-trick of PSN spotting on Heritage Street in Kinston, North Carolina.  GI Joe’s is the first in a trio of well-done PSNs.


Bean and Gone

At 10am, Bean and Gone closes for the day.  How fitting.  Spotted by Alex Schneider in Vail, Colorado.



At A Glutton For Pun, it’s a big deal to find a PSN.  But it’s an even bigger deal when you find the same PSN in two different places.  Leave it to Lynne Segall to pull it off.  She originally found ChocoLaté in her native Atlanta.  Now she has found Choco-latté in Bar Harbor, Maine (and we much prefer this spelling).  Well done Lynne!




This one almost fits a coffee PSN name to a “T.”  But unfortunately, they left out the extra “t” that would have had us frothing at the mouth.  Still, they did do an accent egu so we’ll give it to them.  Spotted by Lynne Segall,  a first time punter, in Atlanta, GA.img_7510


Although the PSN applies to only one-half of this Washington, DC institution, we must give credit where it is due.  Our second Afterwords for all those counting.  By the way, a recent seven year old patron said the ribs were excellent.  Spotted by Jonathan Schneider.afterwords-dc