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Small shop perks

Even in tough times, Americans crave a caffeine fix, which helps keep business flowing at independent coffeehouses

Giocchina Viaggio clears a table at Java Jo's in Jamaica Plain for Michael Young. Owner Vance Welch says they have seen business increase a bit. Giocchina Viaggio clears a table at Java Jo's in Jamaica Plain for Michael Young. Owner Vance Welch says they have seen business increase a bit. (Michele McDonald/Globe Staff)
By Robert Preer
Globe Correspondent / December 10, 2008

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Michael Tallon and his wife, Rosaleen, opened TC's Coffeehouse in Hyde Park this fall, about the time the nation's economic slump turned into a global financial crisis. (Full article: 874 words)

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