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Books and coffee houses are prefect together. Elements is a delight. Reading, great coffee, good nibbles, and even wifi and comfy chairs. If I lived in Biddeford I would visit nearly every day, particularly in the winter when the ocean is "closed for maintenance." If...More
Recently there was a Chronicle program (local in the Boston area) about the Biddeford area. Elements was one of the suggestions to visit, so we did this week. It is an interesting concept-basically a book store with new and used books, with small tables, and...More
Hip places have coffee shops. When I wrote an article for the Boston Globe in 2015 on the redevelopment of the city's mills and the re-emergence of downtown, it was obvious that places like Elements were going to play a prominent role in making this...More
I was very intrigued by Elements, stopped by to check out the books and the overall scene. Sat at their little counter/bar and had a bowl of the sweet potato corn chowder, which was delicious, with a slice of bakery-made sourdough bread. Also had a...More
Despite the very cold weather it is worth walk to Elements cafe/bar/bookstore. There a large variety of drinks on offer and the coffee is excellent. The food is tasty and very well presented. The staff very friendly, efficient and helpful.
What’s not to like, I...More
There's plenty to love about this place. Not only is it a lively bookstore with plenty to see and plenty of seating, but they serve great coffee and baked goods. (I haven't tried the beers yet. Maybe next time.)