I've been thinking about how to organize the hypothetical meeting/play space into something that is financially solvent and turns into it's own community.
Michael suggests doing a Kickstarter campaign and I can see how that might work not only as a fundraiser but as a community builder.
What would a Café have?
Of course, hot beverages and cold beverages. I don't have the inclination for a full-blown restaurant. Maybe we can do packaged foods? Start with granola bars and a free coffee bar. Like the unlicensed clubs that will serve your bottle of alcohol to you. Get some menus and offer a carry-in option or stock up on a daily assortment of fruit, muffins and bagels.
I think of a Keurig and shudder at the plastic, but it seems like the most efficient and freshest solution.