Cofee with character: alternatives to Starbucks

by Beacon Staff • November 2, 2005

These businesses have a personality and style that cannot be found at any large chain.,"It may appear as though there is a Starbucks on every corner, but there are still independent coffeehouses in Boston, where it is still possible to order a cup of joe without using the words "grande" or "venti."

These businesses have a personality and style that cannot be found at any large chain. Most of Boston's tucked-away caf