“Owners Bill and Sara Roberts kept in mind students when designing the quaint, comfortable coffee shop.”Published by UIC News Center - Gina Russell on January 29, 2013.I’ll meet you in the alley... The Coffee Alley on Taylor Street(Click on the link to read full article)“Check out the UIC student art that hangs on the walls and stay late in the evening when local musicians are welcome to play. Hours are Monday – Thursday 6:30 am to 8 pm, Friday 6:30 am to 10 pm, Saturday 8 am to 10 pm and Sunday 8 am to 8 pm.”Published by Connecting4Communities - Nancy Plax on January 16, 2013.
“Created by Bill and Sara Roberts, the Coffee Alley is serving a small menu of baked goods and pastries, as well as a range of coffee and espresso drinks, including coffees from Philadelphia-based La Colombe Torrefaction..”Published by Daily Coffee News - Roast Magazine on December 28, 2012.The Coffee Alley Open on Taylor(Click on the link to read full article)“The "old alley" theme flaunts hand-layed cobblestone floors, exposed century-old brick walls, copper-ceiling ventilation, and retro street lamps. The clientele merges old and young, as local police and business owners seamlessly mingle with UIC students and tourists in the 40-seat space.”Published by Eater Chicago - Daniel Gerzina on December 27, 2012.