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City Life

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 […]


5 Local Coffee Shops to Support Instead of Starbucks

As a longtime barista for independent coffee shops back in the day, I could have told you that there’s been no excuse for drinking Starbucks — […]

City Life

Starbucks: Manager Who Called 911 No Longer Works at Rittenhouse Location

The manager who called the police on two black men subsequently arrested for trespassing is “no longer an employee” of the coffee chain’s outpost on […]

City Life

If You’re Not Enraged Enough to Act, the Starbucks Arrest Video Is Just Black Trauma Porn

To be Black in America is to be, as renowned scholar and civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois once put it, a problem. Black people have forever […]


Should Starbucks Fire the Manager Who Called the Cops on Two Black Patrons?

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson will be in Philadelphia on Monday to meet with Mayor Kenney and Police Commissioner Richard Ross over an incident that left […]

City Life

Woman Who Shared Philadelphia Starbucks Arrest Video Tells Her Story

If you’ve been anywhere near the Internet over the last 48 hours, you’ve probably seen the video of two African American men being arrested by the […]

Be Well Philly

The Checkup: How to Trick Yourself Into Falling Asleep Faster at Night

• If you rely on Ambien to get your eyes to shut at night, here’s another method you may want to try: A new book argues that […]


La Colombe’s Pumpkin Spice Draft Latte Is Actually Pretty Good

For the first time in a while — thanks, climate change! — it’s actually feeling like fall in early September. And autumn’s arrival is a […]

City Life

Main Line Woman Sues Starbucks Over Hot Tea

A 51-year-old Wayne woman has filed a lawsuit against Starbucks over injuries she says she received from a cup of hot tea she purchased from […]

Be Well Philly

The Checkup: How to Keep Your Starbucks Iced-Drink Fix Under 100 Calories

• Move over Caramel Macchiato: Starbucks has got a whole lineup of healthier iced drink options to combat the heat that won’t send you into […]

Be Well Philly

How to Get Free Starbucks This Friday

Is it just me, or has Starbucks been killing it lately in their efforts to step up their healthy (and somewhat trendy) options? They hopped […]


Monday Morning TL;DR: Just Another Story About a Vegan Strip Club

Happy Monday, everyone? If you’ve found yourself here yet again, that means you’re wondering what that special button on Donald Trump‘s desk does. No, not […]

Be Well Philly

Taste Test: We Tried Starbucks’ New Avocado Spread

Here in Be Well Philly Land, avocado is life (see our Instagram for proof). So, when we caught wind of an organic avocado spread landing at Starbucks, we knew […]

Be Well Philly

The Checkup: Starbucks Has Finally Caved to Your Avocado Toast Obsession 

• BREAKING NEWS: Starbucks now slings a packaged avocado spread that you can put on anything and everything, from a bagel to make your own avocado […]

Be Well Philly

The Checkup: Spotify’s Top-Ranked Workout Songs

• Spotify crunched the numbers on their users’ workout-music favorites and released the top songs people got sweaty to in 2016. Somewhat surprisingly, Eminem’s 2002 […]