Tag Archives: Starbucks

Starbucks Endorses Marriage Equaltiy

Starbucks has joined Microsoft in endorsing marriage equality. What will the haters drink now? Starbucks is proud to join other leading Northwest employers in support of Washington State legislation recognizing marriage equality for same-sex couples. Starbucks strives to create a company culture that puts our partners first, and our company has a lengthy history of leading and supporting policies that …

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The Strange Goal Of Mister PeePee

Starbucks Gossip reports that some dude with the Twitter handle Mister PeePee is working on his goal of masturbating in every Starbucks in New York City. Presumably only in the bathrooms, but who knows? And as things go these day, Mister PeePee has a podcast. Remember, gay people are the weird ones. (Via – Gothamist)

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Focus On The Family: LGBT Activists Are Pressuring Corporations To Be Pro-Gay

To which we say, DUH. This latest whine arises from the Change.org petition campaign asking the CEO of Starbucks to cancel an appearance before an anti-gay church. And he did cancel. The megachurch in question complains that they totally aren’t anti-gay and that they welcome the “broken of the fallen world.” Meaning YOU.

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Afternoon View – Coming Soon

It has always annoyed my visitors that the closest Starbucks were an unreasonable (by Manhattan standards) seven to ten blocks away. But not for much longer as the chain just began construction at the massive and long-empty former Citibank space on my corner.

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Starbucks’ Trenta

I’m not getting all this hubbub about the new supersize Starbucks cup. How is this any different than a Big Gulp?

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Starbucks Caves On Free Wi-Fi

Bowing to the pressure of McDonald’s free WiFi, Starbucks will end their pay-to-surf program at the end of the month. Starting July 1, Starbucks will let anyone connect to its WiFi network for free. This fall, the company will add a content network called Starbucks Digital Network, in partnership with Yahoo and other sites, which will include local content you …

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McDonald’s To Provide Free Wi-Fi

Continuing their attack on Starbucks, McDonald’s has announced that they too will offer free Wi-Fi, beginning in January. The company, the world’s largest fast-food chain, has offered Internet access for about five years. In mid-January, it will lift the $2.95 fee it has charged for two hours of Internet access at 11,000 of its 14,000 U.S. locations. There will be …

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Same Sex Kiss Day

Via their website: THE PLANShow up at a Starbucks on Tax Day at 7:15 AM, 12:15 PM, 5:15 PM, or 8:15 PM , buy a cuppa joe, then share a kiss with your sweetie, or a friend, or even a long-time crush! RAWR! INFOLGBT couples have yet to be granted the same rights to file our taxes jointly on a …

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Starbucks To Close 600 Outlets

Oh no! Now you’ll have to walk two blocks to find one! As many as 12,000 Starbucks workers will lose their jobs when the company begins closing 600 U.S. stores this summer. The Seattle coffee company is cutting 5 percent of its U.S. locations as part of a wide-ranging effort to boost its bottom line and its stock price. The …

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Starbucks Riles Wingnuts

The Christian right is mad at Starbucks again, this time for what they call an “anti-God” message on their “The Way I See It” series of cups. The cup quotes a Starbucks customer, who asks, “Why in moments of crisis do we ask God for strength and help? As cognitive beings, why would we ask something that may well be …

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