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Starbucks Presses Pause on Plans for “Hip” Frankford Avenue Location

Nearly two weeks ago, we told you Starbucks wanted to open a “unique” location on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, complete with yarn-bombing, a fish mural, […]

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All the Hip Crap Starbucks Is Trying to Push on a Reluctant Fishtown

Yarn-bombing. A fish mural. “Raw,” industrial materials. These are just some of the “unique” touches Starbucks says it would use to personalize the location it […]

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Philly Really Isn’t Happy About the Starbucks Coming to Dilworth Park

When news broke back in December that a new, plant-adorned mini-Starbucks would soon open in Dilworth Park, PlanPhilly pointed out a simple fact (which has pretty much all Philadelphians scratching […]

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Philly Activist Who Shared Starbucks Arrest Video Confronts Howard Schultz

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz stopped by Philly on Wednesday evening to speak to a sold-out gathering at the Free Library. The ostensible purpose of […]

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Sweat Diaries: The Real Estate Agent Who Does Peloton or Solidcore Every Day

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

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We Tried Starbucks’ New Plant-Based Coffee Protein Shakes

We are here for restaurants adding more plant-based stuff to their menus. Vegan and vegetarians deserve to have options everywhere they dine, and it wouldn’t […]

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Starbucks Anti-Bias Training “Missed the Mark Completely,” Say Two Philly Baristas

All eyes were on Starbucks again on Tuesday as the corporation shut down 8,000 stores to conduct anti-bias training following the public uproar over a […]

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Forget Starbucks Training Day: Here’s How We’ll Really Tackle Racial Bias

This Tuesday is “5/29” — the tag mega-retailer Starbucks is using for its one-day attempt to address racial bias in its workplaces. The company is closing […]

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Philly Doesn’t Deserve the Mercy of the Black Men Arrested at Starbucks

Growing up in a southern Pentecostal church, I was constantly reminded of the divine act of showing grace. “Always forgive your enemies,” my grandmother would […]

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In Symbolic Move, Men Arrested at Starbucks Settle With the City for $1 Each

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson, the two Black men who were arrested while waiting for […]

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Ross on Starbucks Arrests: I Played a Role in Making Things Worse

After a week of forcefully defending the arrests of two Black men at a Starbucks in Rittenhouse Square, Police Commissioner Richard Ross is now saying […]

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The Two Men Arrested at Starbucks in Rittenhouse Share Their Story

After a period of silence following their controversial arrest last week at the Starbucks on 18th and Spruce streets, best friends Rashon Nelson and Donte […]

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Starbucks Will Close All 8,000 U.S. Stores for a Day of Racial-Bias Training

Starbucks will shut down its more than 8,000 stores for one-day racial-bias training in May. The announcement comes days after the coffee chain was catapulted into national […]

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Here’s the Philly Starbucks 911 Call That Led to Two Arrests

Five days ago, the Philadelphia Police Department controversially arrested two Black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks location. This led to a viral video of the […]

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PCHR to Investigate More Allegations of Racial Bias at Rittenhouse Starbucks

As part of an official update on its response to an incident last week that resulted in the arrest of two black men at the […]