Starbucks

philadelphia

Philadelphians Push Back Against Plans to Open Starbucks in City Hall

“Building a freaking Starbucks in one of our parks is without a doubt crossing my line,” wrote one blogger.
Bettina Makalintal
2.27.19
Off-Menu

It's Thursday, January 31, and a Teen Stole a PlayStation by Scanning It as Bulk Fruit

Plus, internet Nazis eat terrible things.
Hannah Keyser
1.31.19
Off-Menu

It's Wednesday, January 30, and It's So Fucking Cold You Can't Even Order Delivery

Plus, Starbucks baristas never want to listen to the 'Hamilton' soundtrack again.
Hannah Keyser
1.30.19
Off-Menu

It's Friday, January 11, and It Turns Out 'Tapas and Cocaine' Isn't a Healthy Diet

Plus, watch a man shotgun a bunch of Cincinnati chili, and decide for yourself whether s'mores wings should be a thing.
Hannah Keyser
1.11.19
chain restaurants

Your Days of Watching Porn at Starbucks Are Numbered, Pervs

Starbucks can't stop you from watching step-sibling porn, but they can stop you from doing it on their Wi-Fi.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.29.18
not an ad

Starbucks' Best Pumpkin Spice Product Is This Remarkably Greasy Bread

You can’t eat it and use a touchscreen phone at the same time.
Hannah Keyser
10.23.18
environment

Starbucks Will End Use of Plastic Straws by 2020

The catch: They’ll still have SOME straws (if you ask nicely).
Ian Burke
7.9.18
Starbucks

Starbucks Expands Benefits to Cover More Procedures for Transgender Employees

Starbucks' health insurance plans have covered 'bottom' surgeries since 2012, but coverage will now include a variety of 'top' procedures.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.27.18
coffee

Starbucks Blames 'Health & Wellness Trend' for Declining Sales of Frappuccinos

If only people could just ignore the fact that they're drinking 63 grams of sugar with their breakfast.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.22.18
frappuccinos

Starbucks Plans to Make Fewer 'Limited-Edition' Monstrosities Like the Unicorn Frappucino

Good riddance to the trend of adults pretending they're drinking the body fluids of unicorns or whatever.
Mayukh Sen
4.30.18
labor

Most Baristas Still Don't Make a Living Wage

Cole McBride is literally the best barista in America. He makes $14/hour. We spoke to him about the industry's one major blind spot.
Gowri Chandra
4.30.18
Starbucks

Black and White Americans Have Very Different Views of the Philadelphia Starbucks Incident

A recent survey suggests the majority of white Americans see the arrest of two black men at the coffee chain as an isolated incident.
Mayukh Sen
4.25.18
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