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Local coffee hotspot Temple Coffee to open fourth location at 22th & K, on what may become the best block for coffee in the Sacramento area.

Temple's newest location will be adjacent to The Trade, a workplace, office and coffee shop at 2220 K Street, that will serve Blue Bottle Coffee and pastries from Freeport Bakery.

There's been a little noise on Twitter accusing Temple Coffee of pulling a Starbucks. I don't think that's an apt comparison. First, there's ample evidence that there's a multiplying effect to having eateries near each other. Two local examples are the R Street corridor and J Street where Red Rabbit, Centro and Bar West thrive. Second, Temple's not a giant. They're entrepreneurs trying to make it like everybody else. It's more likely that they found a venue that worked for them, as opposed to targeting a cafe inside a co-working space that hasn't even opened yet.

When it opens, Temple Coffee's newest location will be at 2200 K Street.

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