The Coffee Shop

The Coffee Shop

[Click on BLUE text to link to more information]   “We’re poets and we drink coffee!” (attributed to Roberto Bolaño in The Savage Detectives)   The word “coffee” appears 71 times in the The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño. It’s reasonable to think...
Fire Redux

Fire Redux

  Photographs of the Sea Gull Fire by David John Russell, courtesy of his son David P. Russell.  David P. Russell contributed greatly to this blog entry.  Think in the Morning appreciates his time and concern and advice.   The Sea Gull Restaurant and Cellar...
Booze

Booze

  [Click on highlighted BLUE links for further information]   There are many jokes about alcohol and its effects, but at the Sea Gull Cellar Bar we treated alcohol with the respect it deserved.  The short video below depicts an actual scene that took place...
Rebuild Part I: Fits and Starts

Rebuild Part I: Fits and Starts

  In my last post I provided a bit of the history after the fire that destroyed the Sea Gull in 1976.  The first weeks were consumed with clean up, planning, financing, architectural design, and obtaining the permits for the project.       I asked...