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“Going to a ‘coffee’ go-go”

One the first things any traveling urban planner (or traditional tourist) will notice in the Medford–Ashland metropolitan area of Southern Oregon is the amazing plethora of freestanding drive-thru coffee shops. They are literally and figuratively everywhere! To clarify, when I say freestanding, drive-thru coffee … Continue reading

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