Meet Marke at Platform 7 Coffee, 2331 E. Hastings. The coffee shop has been open less than a month, but has already generated considerable excitement for its beautiful interior, designed to look like an old-fashioned train station, its delicious, uniquely prepared coffee, and friendly staff. “We’re LA Woodstock, not New York pretentious,” said Marke, jokingly. Creating a unique and beautiful space at Platform 7 was important to Marke and co-owner Livio. “I’m a Brit,” said Marke, “so we started out with a steampunk design theme that morphed into a Victorian era train station. The ceiling is taken directly from a London train station.” The pair are happy to be in the area, having had their eye on the space for some time. “We were very fond of this neck of the woods,” said Marke. ” It’s a fantastic little corner here.” Stop in and try one of their unique coffees or gluten-free treats today.