Best place to eavesdrop: The Beat Coffeehouse and Records
Thu, May 26, 2011 (midnight)
The Beat Coffee House, Monday, November 1st, 2010
Learn about Las Vegas’ past, present and future by sipping a cup at this Downtown hangout, home to regulars who live and work in the neighborhood, political movers and shakers, artists, writers and urbanites. 520 Fremont St., 409-5563. Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-midnight; Sat., 9 a.m.-midnight; Sun., 9 a.m.-3 a.m.
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The Beat Coffeehouse & Records is an independent coffeehouse at Sixth and Fremont that provides food, beer, wine, vinyl records and community. The menu includes breakfast, sandwiches, wraps, snacks, soup, salads and baguette pizza.
The coffeehouse, which has wi-fi for customers, is a gathering place for those who work and live downtown. The Las Vegas Sun's Joe Schoenmann often does interviews for his column, Joe Downtown in the Beat and has an office in the adjacent Emergency Arts complex.
520 Fremont Street