Second-time Best choice Flipnotics, fueled not only by a wide variety of tasty caffeinated beverages but by the smorgasbord of live music featured on many nights, ties with cool & campusy/arty upstart Spider House this year as leader of the laidback java pack. You can't go wrong either place, whether you're looking to slam liquid wakefulness or angst-ridden poetry or both.
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