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The Week contest - Funeral home cafes
A South Carolina funeral home is opening a Starbucks in its lobby, and the home's owner says he hopes it will help mourners "get their minds off what's going on.'' Please give this novel café a name.
A funeral home in South Carolina is planning to open a "Coffee Corner", it will be stocked with Starbucks coffee and offer WiFi as well as a fireplace and a television.
A funeral home in South Carolina is planning to open a "Coffee Corner", it will be stocked with Starbucks coffee and offer WiFi as well as a fireplace and a television.
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elcome to The Week's "What Next?" contest, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.

Click here for the results of the previous contest: Lake tourist slogans

Last week's question: A South Carolina funeral home is opening a Starbucks in its lobby, and the home's owner says he hopes it will help mourners "get their minds off what's going on.'' We asked you to give this novel café a name. 

THE WINNER: Time to Meet Your Mocha
Andrew Rabkin, Salt Lake City, UT

SECOND PLACE: Still Above Grounds Café
Darren Jarrett, Duluth, GA

THIRD PLACE: Latte for Your Own Funeral
Rob Wolf, Gaithersburg, MD
 

HONORABLE MENTIONS 

You Can Take It With You
Karl Frisch, Nashville, TN

The Grim Roaster
Becca Fichtl, Leetsdale, PA

Cream-Mate
David Nordstrom, San Antonio, TX

The Departure Lounge
Lynn Somers, Grandville, MI

De-Coffinated!
Justin O’Reilly, Oak Park, IL

Rigor Mochas
Jim Quilici, Alameda, CA

The Last Cup
Ron Brandt, Thornhill, Ontario

Styx & Scones
John Whitehead, Kirkland, AZ

Outside the Box
Wendy Hertel, St Croix Falls, WI

The Grin Keeper
Laura Cahners-Ford, Charlotte, VT

Have a Nice Drip
Paul Raff, Santa Monica, CA

Grande Finale
Kurt Hollstein, Wilmington, DE

Coffee to Go
Larry Horowitz, Los Angeles, CA

Mourning Java
Sheila Phillips, New Albany, OH

Stiff Drinks
Michael Brooks, San Diego, CA

Roast In Peace
Bill Kiskowski, Capitol Heights, MD

Perkatory
Brian Lees, New York, NY

Espresso R Condolences
Chris Call, Santa Rosa, CA

Parting Shots
Jeffrey Contompasis, Ashburn, VA

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee
Ginny Lord, Oconomowoc, WI

Vigor Fortis
Kathy El-Assal, Middletown, WI

The dR.I.P. Café
Barbara Haynes, New York, NY

See Ya Latte
Stan Horowitz, Los Angeles, CA

Six Feet Under Grounds
Javan Wygal, Redondo Beach, CA

The @Rest Café
Michael Kasloff, Maplewood, NJ

Has Bean Café
Ann Martin, Bracknell, Berkshire, UK

Better Latte Than Never
Michael J. Pikus, Buffalo, NY

Bean Nice Knowing You
Regina Weiner, Santa Barbara, CA

The Good Grief Café
Scott J. Cole, Redwood City, CA

A Better Place
Don Blasko, North Huntingdon, PA

Try Not to Think About a Corpse Coffee Shop
Peyton Coyner, Afton, VA 

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