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Courtesy / Claire Bullard/Airship

Bentonville-based Airship Coffee is opening a new open-air cafe at the Coler Mountain Bike Preserve. The outside location, which has been in development since 2018, will offer a full espresso menu, beer, wine and limited food items. There is no opening date set, but the company plans to announce a soft opening soon.

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The Northwest Arkansas Caffeine Crawl takes place this Saturday with 11 participating shops in Bentonville, Rogers, Springdale and Fayetteville. The crawl, which has three different routes starting at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. has added restricions this year because of COVID-19.

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In February, Onyx Coffee Lab Co-Owner Andrea Allen and Manager Elika Liftee placed first in the Barista Competition and Brewer's Cup, respectively, at the U.S. Coffee Championships. The two will travel to Melbourne, Australia to compete at the World Coffee Championships this May. 

Dylan Siemans is the coffee trainer for Onyx Coffee Lab, and he recently placed in the top 20 of the world at the Coffee World Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

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