Hillsborough Rd Updates and the Helium Core
We hope all the moms out there are having an amazing Mother's Day. We love having you and your families be part of CC every day!
In the coming... Read more
Helium Core and CC's Second Location in Old West Durham
As you well know Cocoa Cinnamon came out of a lot of hard work, vision and the tremendous support of our community. Thousands of people have and continue... Read more
Bull City represent in the final hours of our #CSC!
Wow! We've broken the record for highest number of Squareholders for a Community Sourced Capital campaign ever!
Thanks to so many of our Kickstarter supporters who have come on board!... Read more
We've raised $17,950 on CSC in 14 days! Will make us a $50 loan to help us keep moving foward for CC2?
We're 1/2 way through our Community Sourced Capital campaign for Cocoa Cinnamon's second location! In 14 days we've raised $17,950 of the minimum amount of $30,000 we need... Read more
Our Community Sourced Capital campaign for Cocoa Cinnamon's second shop is LIVE!
We’re deep in getting Cocoa Cinnamon’s second location up and running and it’s going really well!
Our Community Sourced Capital campaign is now LIVE. Can you help us spread the... Read more
We'll soon be launching a Community Sourced Capital campaign for our new location!
We’re making amazing progress on opening our second location at 2625 Hillsborough Road in Durham and have had lots of people telling us that they would love to... Read more
We've got some updates for you!!!
First, we are ready to take the photographs that we owe you from the rewards. We finally got the bike fixed and it... Read more
The Art of Cool Fest and CC Shop Updates
Dear Kickstarterland local project lovers! Take this update as a call to arms to keep supporting amazing life in the Bull City!!
Here's it goes:
Who wants the The Art... Read more
Shining in the Bull City!
Things are going amazingly at the shop!
There are so many supporters, please tell us your name 100 times until we know all of you by first name! We appreciate... Read more
Please RSVP if you are coming to our backer event this Saturday or aren't able! Thank you. :)
A lot of people have responded to RSVP (or say you can't come) for our backer event.
Please help us properly prepare by letting us know if you... Read more
Come get your rewards!!!!
we have a table setup and a stack...please come and get them!!
middle of the day or after 8 are the best times. not Saturday :)
thank you! this is... Read more
The coming weeks...and our Durham DIY kind of opening!
What's the plan?
Read the update on our website and join our email list while you're there!!
Here's the link:
The Schedule for the Rest of our Friends and Family Week and the Regular Startup Schedule starts next Monday!
Thank you all so much for all of the words, visits, hanging out and bringing life to the shop!
Anyone who hasn't come yet - come and get your rewards!!... Read more
Tomorrow 10 AM to 4PM!!! Beta day 2!! Espresso drinks only and meet some of the crew
Yesterday was amazing!! Thanks to so many of you for coming out.
Check out our mention in Carpe Durham.
We're started on a week or two of beta testing! ... Read more
CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?!!!! They are ready!!! We've been distributing some out at the Farmers Market in Durham on Saturdays but it started getting a little hectic because we usually... Read more
Pictures of our progress!
Thank you so much for stopping by, all the kind words, messages, helping us put in doors, concrete, take down walls, build bars, cabinets and everything you could imagine.
This... Read more
Pics of progress, September opening and Pre-buying shop credit to help us match our city grant!
To purchase Cocoa Cinnamon shop credits (think of it as a digital gift certificate) and help us match our Durham Retail Services Grant, click HERE
For a more detailed update... Read more
Things are happening inside!
Hi everybody! Hola todos!
Since we last spoke we have:
Desde la última vez que hablamos hemos:
- Experimented with lights:
- Experimentado con luces:
- Knocked down walls with... Read more
You're support made the ABC News 11
Hi lovely people!
Hope everyone is having a fantastic beginning of the week. We wanted to thank you for your plumber and electrician recommendations. We have submitted the plans... Read more
Step by Step. Paso a Paso.
Hola a todos!
Hope you are all doing splendidly! Since we last spoke, we got the keys to the building on May 2nd!!!!
Espero que todos esten... Read more
A lot of you have been asking us when we'll open.
We wanted to let you all know that we are hard at work on the many details... Read more
WXYC SHOUT OUTS DETAIL
Hi everyone! Thank you so much for your amazing support! We still can't believe that we got 609!!! BACKERS!!! You guys really rocked this campaign! Just wanted to clear something... Read more
Every Bit Counts in the FINAL COUNTDOWN!
Good morning all! Thank you for all of your loving support! This has been an amazing campaign thanks to all of you! We have until 2:47 pm (6 hours as... Read more
We Put a Bunny On It!
Today only! Anyone who upgrades their pledge $5 or more gets a "Put a Bunny On It!" personalized digital Backer Badge in addition to the stated reward! Starting NOW.
Go... Read more
Heraclitus, Top Funded Project & Limited Edition Rewards Galore!
We are enamored by your support and pitching in so significantly to help get Cocoa Cinnamon off to the best possible start!
We're counting down the hours left. ... Read more
How to make a Moctezuma!
Some of you will be getting this as a reward. For best results, we will add instructions in your set! You can get this reward and make it at home... Read more
Wow. Thank you ALL!
This time, we'll let the video speak for itself! Yay, thanks to Saleem, we've accomplished a short, meaningful post.
Saleem Reshamwala has been a quiet force behind the success of... Read more
Mexican Wrestlers, Middle Eastern Iced coffee and shout outs from the folks at Portlandia/Saturday Night Live/Wild Flag/Sleater-Kinney
Here's another example of how your love and support is making Cocoa Cinnamon happen!
Thank you Katherine, Joanne & everyone in the crowd who gave us the shout out and... Read more
Nutmeg Shrine and the Quest for Long Lost Italian Drinking Chocolate!
As you all know we've reached our Kickstarter minimum goal!!
Thanks to all of you! It is truly amazing what you have helped us to accomplish. You have and... Read more
A New World.
I wrote this last night not knowing that we would be nearing our goal 20K that is necessary for us to get any funding. We are completely amazed by the... Read more
Chocolate Chip Cookie Rainbow! From Isabella and Josh our niece and nephew! Super sweet and will make you laugh!
Isabella and Josh put us over the $16,000 milestone first thing this morning by contributing money they earned by selling some of their toys (for real).
Tonight before bed they... Read more
Power to the People!
The unexpected effect of doing kickstarter is how many people and stories it has put us in touch with. We are very grateful for family, customers, strangers, old and new... Read more
Vote for who is Cocoa and who is Cinnamon!
A HUGE Thank you to all of you for supporting this project and even more for welcoming us into existence little by little. We would love to start hearing from... Read more
$130 or more
Here is the tale of the $130 reward. This post names Jeff, because he gets the reward, but we're sharing it with everyone, because the video is fun(ny) and we... Read more
Hey everyone! Thank you doesn't even get to the point of how we feel. We are overwhelmed with awe, amazement, shock, love from everyone who has contributed so far. You... Read more