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Atticus Coffee (a relative of Boo Radley's) is my kind of coffee shop.

Atticus Coffee on Wall in downtown Spokane is one of my very favorite independant coffee shops. Located at 222 North Howard Street has the perfect patio, free WI-FI and delcious coffee and baked goods. Not surprisingly its has a cool but quirky style all it's own since the owners are the same owners of nearby Boo Radley's. This is my kinda coffee shop. A unique mix of remarkable wines are available for purchase including local pours and some hard to find wines.

Here is a previous artcile I wrote for the about nearby brother store the way cool BOO RADLEY'S

232 N Howard St (Downtown Spokane)
Spokane, WA 99201
(509) 456-7479

Quirky, witty, defiantly fun and possibly a little naughty is what best describes Boo Radley's, a novelty gift shop, specializing in retro in the heart of downtown Spokane. The selections is...well...random. Boo Radley's is located across from the Looff Carousel in Riverfront Park and the best place to get something you didn't know you were looking for. Brings back fond memories of such things as tin lunch boxes, pez, classic wind up toys and even Gumby.

(Published in Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine November 2008, Best of)


Brandon Hansen said…
The random action figures always crack me up and SpoCompton T-shirts are quite amusing.

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