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Alton’s Post Commons provides sustainable coffee, a living room for …


ALTON — Everyone has a place and space at the tables of the city’s new public-private entity.

Post Commons, a new coffee bar, recently opened quietly at Alton’s old U.S. Post Office building, at 300 Alby St., a few blocks from where Alby Street and E. Broadway meet in Downtown Alton. The spacious, bright, airy coffee hangout welcomed a constant flow of patrons — some already consider themselves “regulars” — streaming in and out of Post Commons last week. A handful of individuals and groups comfortably remained at tables for hours, as intended.

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