Café Progress!

As you can see from the photos below, we have come a long way with more to go…

The next few weeks we will be finishing the kitchen area getting ready for the final inspection needed from The County…

Tables and chairs will be arriving this week. Painting should be finished soon. Setting up the playroom with the play structure, books and craft area. Practicing making the perfect espresso drink and food…

Thank you for your patience in the delay in our opening on Two Sisters Play Café. We are excited to meet you all!!

Kathy, Anne & Jon

b4 outside 2

before – outside south side


after – outside south side

b4 outside 1

before – outside East side


After – outside East side

before dining room

before – dining room


After- dining room

before kitchen-espresso area

before – kitchen


After – kitchen

before playroom 4

before – play room

after playroom1

after – playroom

coffee sign

new coffee sign 

espresso machine

new espresso machine


Anne building lockers


Jon painting trim


Flo our Mascot came by to show off her new magnetic signs


Kathy receiving our first delivery – only cleaning supplies – but that is good!!

Hello from Two Sisters Play Cafe

The Partners
The Partners
(L to R)   Kathy Tippets,- COO, Anne Nottingham – CEO, Jon Stoll – CFO
A Brief History of Two Sisters Playcafe LLC
by Jon Stoll
A couple of white collar women were thinking there must be more to our working lives than sitting in front of a computer screen day after day. What if we opened our own little café, with a focus on family fun…
A supportive husband and brother-in-law convinces himself that 8901 Stanley Pl. in Milwaukie could work as a play café location, with the intent to have the Play Café on the maple covered hillside. Working with the City and County staff, they determine Stanley Pl. in Milwaukie, zoned as manufacturing is not a suitable site…
Looking around, we find an arguably controversial location, given the proximity to a “pot shop” but with an affordable lease and great visibility. They naively believe that they could come up with their own plans, and then ran into major plumbing problems…
We finally secure an architect and contractor and the financial scope of the project mushrooms…
So, here we are – 12+ months of lease payments later – and we are finally closing in on the Dream of our own play café! The long gestation period is almost over…
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