J’s Coffee of New Orleans is opening its first store in the Midwest in Platte City on Friday, Sept. 3, the company has announced in a news release. Franchisees are Jill and John Nelson. PJ’s Coffee Platte City is located at 1401 Branch Street (Hwy. 92) in Platte City in a former bank building. Hours of operation: Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. PJ’s opening will be celebrated with several promotions. On the day of opening, free beignets will be served while supplies last.
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