Daily Bird Coffee Shop Brews Hope in Milwaukee

Daily Bird Coffee Shop Brews Hope in Milwaukee

The Daily Bird coffee shop in Milwaukee's Riverwest neighborhood does more than serve coffee. Owner Dan Zwart, six years sober, created this space as a beacon of hope and community support. Zwart's journey from addiction and loss to sobriety inspires the shop's positive atmosphere, with walls adorned in bright yellow and uplifting affirmations. Named after his daughters, Dayle and Birdie, The Daily Bird aims to make everyone feel seen and heard. Zwart, who knows his customers by name and drink, extends a helping hand to those struggling, offering a listening ear and a sense of belonging. The neighborhood has embraced the shop, making it a symbol of mutual support and resilience.

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