NPR

As Irma Approaches Miami, Twin Brothers Serve Up Last-Minute Coffee And Croissants

A café in Miami remained open on Saturday as customers prepared for the weather. The owners are praying for the best as this is the strongest storm they've seen in the two decades they've lived here.
Café Croissant owners and twin brothers Didier (left) and Pascal Vedel serve customers in Miami on Saturday. They opened their doors Saturday morning at 7 a.m. with the plan to stay open until noon unless the weather encouraged them to close earlier. Source: Cassi Alexandra for NPR

Hurricane Irma is expected to bring high winds and heavy rains across Florida as a Category 4 storm. While many people stocked up on supplies and boarded up their windows, a few businesses remained

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from NPR

NPR2 min read
'Sports Illustrated' Magazine Now Under Ross Levinsohn, Exec With Controversial Past
The storied magazine was sold last month. And now editorial control of the 65-year-old magazine has been licensed to TheMaven, a digital outfit that is bringing in a controversial CEO.
NPR5 min read
Replacing Plastic: Can Bacteria Help Us Break The Habit?
Entrepreneurs are eager to find substitutes for plastic that naturally degrade. One option is a "natural" plastic made by microbes and then eaten by them. But the process is still in early days.
NPR12 min readPolitics
Tobacco's 'Special Friend': What Internal Documents Say About Mitch McConnell
The Senate majority leader wants to raise the age for tobacco sales to 21. An NPR review of once-secret documents shows how closely McConnell has worked with the industry over decades.