Cardinal Directions Beer Festival

We’re excited to join Steel String Brewery at the Cardinal Directions Beer Festival on May 21st at 1pm. We’ll be serving our Direct Relationship coffees alongside the other brews at Carrboro Town Commons. Purchase your tickets here.

Farm to Fork 2017

We’re excited to be participating in this year’s Farm to Fork weekend! Join us at Fearrington Village where we’ll be serving all of your favorite Direct Relationship coffees. Click here to learn more and purchase tickets!

Indy Week Best of 2017 – Vote for Us!

We’re excited to announce that we’ve been nominated for Best Coffee Shop in Orange/Chatham County!

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Local Art : Deborah Russell

We’re proud to have local artist Deborah Russell on our walls. Her paintings are inspired by her dreams and wakeful observation of people, animal, and plants.

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Steel String Brewery Collaboration

We’re excited to announce that our No Quarter Coffee Stout is back! Grab a pint at Steel String Brewery, or pick up a six-pack at Open Eye Cafe or Caffe Driade.

CH Magazine Best Of – Vote for Us!

Please take a second to vote for us among your other favorites in the Best of Chapel Hill at

Bike Pump & Fixit Station–Ribbon Cutting April 12th

Hey riders…we want to make your life easier. Join us Wednesday, April 12th at 6:00pm to celebrate the new outdoor bike pump and fixit station at Open Eye! Our ribbon-cutting ceremony includes a Fix-a-Flat Demo, Giveaways, and Refreshments; and should be fun for cyclists of all ages!

Local Art : Babatola Oguntoyinbo

We’re proud to have local artist Babatola Oguntoyinbo on our walls now. Check it out!