Photo by Simon Pruitt.

July 2023 was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth. White Rock Coffee‘s new wooden awning can’t change the temperature, but it can help neighbors beat the heat.

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The project began construction earlier this summer to provide shade to against the scalding metal walls of the shop. Some customers choose to sit outside no matter the weather. Others have to if they bring their pet along with them. Either way, the new structure adds shade and feng shui to the neighborhood classic.

After you’ve finished reading this hard-hitting news piece, stop by and take a seat on the patio yourself. The writer that bravely wrote this volatile story recommends an iced vanilla latte with cinnamon.

Photo by Simon Pruitt.