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Be Well Philly

The Checkup: Starbucks Hacks to Healthify Your Pumpkin Spice Latte Order 

• We agree: It’s WAY too early to be talking about pumpkin spice lattes. But that doesn’t change the fact that Starbucks has declared it is, […]

Be Well Philly

The Checkup: How to Tell If Your Breath Stinks

• Bad breath happens. If you’re worried it might be happening in your mouth right this very second, breathing into your hand and sniffing won’t give […]

City Life

Former Inquirer Reporter Sues Starbucks Over Hot Tea

UPDATE: After this article was first published, Philadelphia magazine heard from Marilou Regan, who said she had not authorized the filing of the lawsuit and […]


World’s Largest Starbucks Distribution Center Will Be in Pa.

There’s pretty much a Starbucks on every block, but the coffee giant hasn’t stopped making moves. Starbucks announced Thursday it will expand on its existing distribution center […]

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Dairy-Free Caffeine Addicts, Rejoice! Starbucks Will Soon Have Almond Milk

Starbucks has some good news for all the dairy-free caffeine addicts out there: Starting in September, the company will add almond milk to its non-dairy […]

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Starbucks’ Secret Purple Drink: We Tried It — And It Wasn’t Disgusting

Unless you’ve been ignoring the Internet at all costs in the last few days, you’ve probably seen at least one or two pieces documenting the rise of […]

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The Checkup: Your Guide to Ordering an Iced Drink at Starbucks Without Breaking 100 Calories

• A summertime Starbucks addiction can cost you big in the calorie department: A grande caramel frappuccino will run you over 400 calories! So this […]

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The Checkup: The Scary Reason Why You Should Rethink Your Morning Starbucks Order

• Many of us are consuming way too much sugar — and if you’re hitting up Starbucks for a specialty drink on the regular, you’re definitely […]


La Colombe Draft Latte Is Only the Beginning

This morning, Todd Carmichael stood in front of the assembled media at his Fishtown cafe to show off La Colombe Draft Latte in cans. But as is […]

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The Checkup: How to Shop At Whole Foods Without Blowing Your Budget

• Proof not everything at Whole Foods will cost you your first-born child: 10 healthy bargains at the grocery store often referred to as “Whole […]


Urban Outfitters Ends Controversial Employee Policy Amid Government Pressure

Urban Outfitters is the latest retailer to end the controversial policy of on-call scheduling — at least in New York state. Announcing the change on his […]


Starbucks: We Apologized to Cop Who Was Refused Bathroom Access

Starbucks has issued an apology to a police officer involved in a bizarre incident that has since become a viral sensation on Facebook. Here’s a recap: […]


Starbucks Barista Refusing Bathroom to Cop Shows Corporations Don’t Let Employees Think for Themselves

A Philadelphia police officer claims he was denied access to a bathroom at the Starbucks at 13th and Chestnut Streets in Center City — and he’s not […]

Be Well Philly

Victory! Starbucks’ New Pumpkin Spice Latte Will Actually Contain Pumpkin

To some, a Starbucks cup filled with a Pumpkin Spice Latte is the only fall accessory that matters. So it’s no surprise that last year, […]

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The Checkup: The Best (and Worst) Summer Drinks at Starbucks

• There is simply no denying it: Frappuccinos are delicious. But they are also pretty terrible for you. Like 470-calories-spent-on-your-afternoon-coffee-fix terrible for you. Here, what […]