At 11 p.m., at the corner of Griswold and Grand River in
The Urban Bean Company has two floors, and occupies the
corner building on the northeast corner of
windows line both sides allowing those on either floor to easily watch the
happenings of a busy
The modern-styled interior was designed and decorated by owner Josh Greenwood. Almost everything is custom made like a lead-seamed copper bar and upper level crow’s nest where DJs spin records. From the second floor, dim orange lights hang overhead the main floor, keeping in flow with the yellow, orange and brown color scheme of the copper bar and oak paneled walls.
Customers can sit at tables on the first floor, along the
windowed walls or go upstairs to hang out. Not a huge place, it probably holds
30 people comfortably, with 15 on each floor.
Eight weeks ago,
“We’re open late which means we could be open until 10 p.m.
or or whenever?”
In true coffee shop tradition, smoking is fully permitted -- because on those late nights or early mornings a quality cup of Joe just begs for a smoke.
All the coffee comes from
Along with coffee there is a nice selection of juices like Martinelli’s apple juice in the glass bottle, energy drinks and sodas including Orange Crush. A standard selection of pastries and muffins are also available.