I get the scoop straight from my wife's Facebook status: Mochavino, Madison's renamed and revamped downtown coffee house, reopens tomorrow (Saturday, March 20)!
I shouldn't be excited about this. I don't drink coffee. I don't drink wine. But Erin does... and we both love third places. We're glad to have a third place reopening on Madison's Main Street. Expect Madison's bohemians and artistes to be out in full force.
Mochavino: come sip, come chat, come see and be seen. Or plunk your coffee down in front of your computer and send the first tweet from Mochavino. (I haven't heard for sure, but co-owner Shaun Bader is a computer guy: they've got to have Wi-Fi, right? ;-) )
Update 2010.03.20: Third places may be taking first place in Madison: the Madison Area Arts Council just announced its new "Third Place Nights" project! Once a month, come write, paint, sculpt, knit, and otherwise art-ify, philosophize, and socialize with your creative neighbors!
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