If you’ve traveled down Great Road in recently, you may have noticed a new coffee shop in town.
While Red, White & Brew appears to be a normal coffeehouse on the outside, its owners will tell you that a cup of coffee at the shop is served with a side of perspective.
“It’s just a beacon of hope for people with disabilities,” owner of Red, White & Brew Michael Coyne said.
Coyne lives with autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and bipolar. As an athlete with Special Olympics of Rhode Island, Coyne participated in a program in the hospitality field in the hopes of one day landing a job in a restaurant.