HUFFINGTON POST
05/09/2012 11:26 am ET Updated Jul 09, 2012

Struggling City's Coffee Shop Serves It All

CAMDEN, N.J. -- At a bustling coffee shop near the municipal buildings here, the menu runs well past lattes ($2.35) and muffins ($1.95) to paternity tests ($550), drug screening and tax preparation (both $55 apiece).

"I just came in for the green tea but I stayed for the financial planning," said Joseph Tull, a local fire inspector and regular customer at City Coffee.

In a downtown decimated by the sluggish economy, the unassuming coffee shop on Market Street has survived by serving a little something for everyone. The all-in-one approach has also established City Coffee as an unlikely crossroads in a crime-plagued city, linking people on both sides of the law.

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