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Why the Anthora Coffee Cup Is Part of New York's Magic.

(Extract of the Article Why the Anthora Coffee Cup Is Part of New York's Magic by John Sherman) I spent every lunch break of my first summer in New York scouring the coffee spots near my job for the signature blue of my site-specific urban dream. With a cup of coffee—an iconic cup of coffee—I would prove my place here, to myself if to no one else. My Anthora coffee was the holy grail of Midtown. More than signing a lease or barfing between subway cars, drinking coffee from an Anthora cup would make me a New Yorker. My Anthora would be...

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Why is it called ANTHORA?

The cup designed by Leslie Buck for the Sherri Cup Co. as early as 1963. The idea was to make Greek owned coffee shops love the cup. And they did, they cup was a success and it was copied by many other companies later.   The name of the cup is Anthora and is a word play of the word amphora which was has been used for storing and transporting liquids. The amphora is an iconic vessel and is often associated with wine, another essential beverage.   The design is made in blue and white with two amphoras on each...

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We have a serious fan here....

"Coffee runs through his veins. This tattoo of NYC’s iconic Anthora cup on my arm should prove it to you."         Based on Nick Koudis Article:  when I shoot, nobody gets hurt

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Some New York vibe....

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Salsa Dance and Coffee! What else?

And better if served in the Iconic ANTHORA cup! The Musical "In The Heights" show us how...This is their performance at the Thanksgiving parade from 2008. NY essence juts for you!

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