In praise of the Grand

This morning my daughter and I took our weekly walk up to the park on Highland Ave. and then down into Union Square. These trips usually finish off with a stop at the Grand Coffeehouse at 61 Somerville Ave. Such a gem. The couches are big and comfortable. Today we found a children’s book about an ostrich. There was also a fantastic piece of local art that was a sort of cropped view of a classic three stooges photograph. The chocolate croissants are the best I’ve tasted since first trying them years ago in France. One of these days I need to venture over alone so that I can take advantage of the free wireless Internet connectivity. The best part is that’s part of the neighborhood. When we get there, I order “the usual”. The counter guy always waves “hi!” and makes happy faces at my daughter. We love the Grand!