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Starbucks Corporation

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2014

    Starbucks Releasing New Holiday Drink, the Chestnut Praline Latte

    For anyone who thinks pumpkin spice lattes jumped the shark this year, there's about to be a brand new novelty in town. Starbucks is releasing its first new holiday beverage in five years -- the Chestnut Praline Latte. Sounds fancy, right? Best of all, this new drink can be made vegan! Add soy milk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    Starbucks to Food Babe: No Plans to Put Real Pumpkin in Pumpkin Spice Latte

    Only in America can a drink achieve pop-culture, star status. And yes, of all the drinks in the world, the Starbucks pumpkin spice latte has gone there and owned it. With it's own hip monicker (aka the PSL), a Tumblr page all its own, and a Twitter account with close to 84,000 followers, it's basica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2014

    Starbucks Releases Pumpkin Spice Latte August 25, if You Have the Passcode

    Here in the land of endless summer, we need all the help we can get remembering that -- at least everywhere else in the country -- cold weather is on its way. For Floridians, there's no better harbinger for the change of seasons than the Starbucks pumpkin spice latte, lovingly referred to as the PSL ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    Five Vegan Starbucks Drinks for Summer And How to "Veganize" the Rest

    It's hot. Bloody hot. And if you don't get your daily fix in the form of an ice cold, caffeinated beverage, it's likely you'll be throwing more shade than a pop up tent at the beach. As a vegan, however, there aren't nearly as many options as there are for everyone else, a.k.a. iced black coffee or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    St. Paddy's Day Secret Menu Items: McDonald's McLeprechaun Shake, Starbucks Shamrock Frappuccino

    Happy St. Patrick's Day. This evening is all about the green beer and corned beef and cabbage. But some of us have jobs to go to that require thinking and motor skills. That means that we'll have to save the Irish whisky and Guinness for later and head over to McDonald's or Starbucks for a little Sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Rodney Mayo and Sean Scott on Local Coffee Culture and the New Subculture Coffee in West Palm Beach

    In the past few decades, Americans have had no choice but to live with a limited selection of coffee. There isn't much to choose from outside the good old double-D's or Starbucks. And it's that much more evident here in South Florida, where specialty coffee shops are few and far between. But thank ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    Cease-and-Desist Letters? South Florida Breweries Could Be Affected

    Starbucks sent a cease-and-desist letter to Exit 6 Pub and Brewery in Cottleville, MO earlier this month after the mega-corporation discovered that one of the brewpub's customers named a beer 'frappicino'. The discovery was made by the coffee giant after searching the website, Untappd, a social ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    Starbucks for Half Price? Yes, Through Awesome Groupon Deal

    Sure, there are all these "craft" coffee and tea houses coming on to the scene. But, let's face it. When we're in need of a caffeine of sugar rush, we all head to Starbucks for a five-dollar latte and a slice of lemon cake. And, as sure as that barista is going to spell our name wrong once again on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    Starbucks Tweetacoffee: Give the Gift of Caffeine Over Twitter (Video)

    Do you have people in your life you don't see often enough and want to let them know you're thinking of them? Are you running late to meet someone for coffee and want to make sure he's not mad at you and caffeinated when you get there? Are you generous but lazy? Starbucks has the answer to your co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    Six Seasonal Breakfast Items That Aren't a Pumpkin Spice Latte

    The sun might still be sweltering and some outliers might still be running around in white, but we don't need the axis to align to know it's finally fall, because just after Labor Day, Starbucks unleashes its dearly missed Pumpkin Spice Latte. And once it's unleashed, the town slowly catches Pumpkin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Starbucks: Don't Bring Guns Into Our Coffee Shops

    Last night, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz posted an open letter on the company's website asking customers not to bring guns into the company's coffee shops. He said that Starbucks employees had been stuck in the middle of too many uncomfortable incidents in the gun control debate. He also noted th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    Vegans Want Starbucks To Make Dairy-Free Pumpkin Spice Latte, How To Make Your Own

    Starbucks seasonal pumpkin spice latte is back, but did all you vegans know there's dairy in your drink, even if you order it with soy milk? A few vegan protestors discovered the popular fall-release latte syrup contains condensed milk, which means that -- whether for health or ethical reasons -- yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Starbucks Employee Allegedly Fired For Going to Mother in ICU, Loses Everything, Starts GoFundMe Account

    Generally Starbucks has a reputation as being a pretty good company to work for -- with the possible exception of the singing Starbucks barista that got fired. Single father Adrian Flores of Harlingen, Texas would have said the company was good to him. He claims to have worked there for 9 years, up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Starbucks For a Buck? Here's How

    Starbucks. After all that's said and done, the coffee chain that made the Venti Frappuccino a household word is still one of our favorite places. Maybe it's the fact that no matter where you go on the planet, Starbucks still looks like your neighborhood coffee house. Maybe it's because we need a p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Starbucks Is Expensive in South Florida: Outrageous in Norway

    Are you addicted to Starbucks?  We are too -- so much so that we're seriously afraid to find out what horrible detox we'd go through if we didn't have our daily allowance of caffeine and sugar.Recently looking at our bank statement, we were shocked to see all the Starbucks charges. At about fou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    Man Arrested for Allegedly Exposing Himself Inside a Starbucks

    Something about Starbucks that makes Floridians want to uncontrollably play with themselves. Back in November, we told you about a woman who had been arrested in Bradenton for masturbating inside a Starbucks. Now comes the news that a man was arrested for exposing himself and touching himsel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Starbucks Launches Coffee For Seven Bucks a Cup: Jimmy Kimmel Holds a Taste Test

    Starbucks has long had a reputation of serving a good albeit expensive cup of coffee. That business model has served the chain well, with each store seeing lines of people trading their hard-earned money for lattes, coffees, and teas. Recently, though, Starbucks outdid itself by introducing its most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    Woman Arrested for Allegedly Masturbating in a Starbucks

    A Bradenton Starbucks just got a whole lot classier last week, after a woman was arrested on Thursday for allegedly masturbating inside the coffee joint. According to the probable-cause affidavit, 29-year-old Jennifer Piranian was sitting in the lobby of a Bradenton Starbucks when she was seen plea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Ten Recipes for Pumpkin Leftovers: Make Pumpkin Flan and Pumpkin Milkshakes -- Anything But Pumpkin Pie

    It's 2012, and that means you don't need to make pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving because Pinterest exists. And because of Pinterest, you can MacGyver your pumpkin pie into basically anything that isn't pie.While this Thanksgiving I'll be sticking to my pumpkin bread because I'm borrringgggg, that shou ... More >>

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    August 9, 2012
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    December 20, 2011

    Decoding Coffee Talk to Make a Better Brew

    Videocast #3 - Chemex/Pourover from James Hoffmann on Vimeo.What's the big deal about coffee? Coffee geeks have been nerding out over it for ages. It's only been within the last few years that the masses have become more educated by coffee aficionados, perhaps in part because of the rise and platea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Starbucks to Serve Wine and Beer (in Select Cities)

    StarbucksStarbucks to serve Starbooze?​Do you hear a chorus of angels singing "Hallelujah"? If so, it's because Starbucks has announced that it will start selling wine and beer in select markets, according to the Seattle Times. According to the article, Starbucks has been serving beer and wine at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Where to Work: Best and Worst Restaurants Chains

    ​This month, the Restaurant Opportunities Center United ranked nearly 200 national restaurants in an effort to alert consumers where they can go to patronize more socially conscious chains. The report is also a shout out to the growing numbers of workers in the hospitality industry. Restauran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Battle of the Pumpkin Spice Lattes: Comparing Four

    Get in my belly you delicious, pumpkin devil.​Pumpkin is one of those fruits that is most emblematic of the Autumn season. Forget about its obvious benefits like being Atkin's Diet-friendly, full of vitamins, and a powerful digestive aid (fiber baby, fiber). We want to eat it, drink it, and s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    The Gentlemen's Starbucks Rant (Video)

    We love to hate Starbucks.​Last month we told you the tale of the barista who was fired from Starbucks after writing a most excellent song about how it feels to serve caffeine to douchebags for a living.Frankly, nothing he sang was shocking - I mean even Clean Plate Charlie knows he'll burn in a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Not Just For Dessert, Fast Food Minis Are A Whole Meal

    ​USA Today reports on the mini-dessert trend, which includes today's rollout at Baskin Robbins of the four bite cake-and-ice-cream dessert that fits in the palm of a hand. While fine and mid-range dining restaurants have featured mini sweets for decades, the trend is finally hitting the mass ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Michelle Obama: FLOTUS Goes to Baskin Robbins, Target, Petco (Video)

    Michelle Obama shops at Target​News flash - the First Lady is like every other red-blooded American woman - she runs out to Target, Starbucks and Baskin Robbins as often as possible.In an interview on The Today Show, Michelle Obama admitted that she sneaks out to Target, Starbucks, Baskin Robbins ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Solo Mexican Cantina: Who Says You Can't Get Good Mall Food?

    Wellington Green Mall Solo Cantina serves fresh Mexican at the mall​You're at the mall and you're hungry. This is usually a delimma because mall food is typically slim pickings. You basically have your choice between food court disasters and suburban chain restaurants. When Starbucks sound ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Fort Lauderdale Sonic and Seattle Starbucks Serving Alcohol to Boost Sales

    Flikr.com​Fast food restaurant chains looking to add alcohol to the menu to boost sales keep coming to South Florida as a testing ground. First it was the Burger King Whopper Bars, which placed two of the chain's six locations pairing beer and burgers in Florida. Now Sonic Drive-in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Shops of Boca Center Mall to Get Brio Tuscan Grill

    Brio Tuscan Grill in Tampa​Upscale casual Brio Tuscan Grill, part of the Ohio-based Bravo Brio Restaurant Group chain, is slated to debut in the Shops of Boca Center mall sometime this fall.  The 8,400-square-foot Brio will be the chain's fourth SoFla location, joining fellows in Hallandale B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Starbucks Celebrates its 40th Birthday - You Get The Gift

    Happy Birthday Starbucks​Starbucks is 40 years old, which is weird because I never remembered Starbucks being around when I was a child...or a teen. In fact I remember not knowing what Starbucks was until one day literally ten thousand Starbucks appeared like a mutant strain of alien virus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Pay For Your Starbucks Addiction With New Smartphone App for iPhone, Blackberry

    Flickr/Ahmad Ziyad Maricar Starbucks calling...​It's 8am and you're seriously hung over from the night before. You're late for work, but first you need one of those new Trenta-sized iced coffees at Starbucks. You try to pay the Barrista but you can't find your wallet (which you serio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Too Much Caffeine Is Never Enough -- Starbucks Announces the Trenta

    Flickr/Abllo Trenta-Size me!​From spring break movies of the '50s and '60s to the Winter Music Conference, South Florida has a party-all-night reputation. Unfortunately, most of us also have a work-all-day job to go to. How can we mere mortals enjoy all the restaurants, concerts, clubs, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Get Food Freebies on Your Birthday

    Flickr: Eliza​It's a hard fact to face: Birthdays mean you're getting older. Today, for example, I have reached the quarter-century mark. Am I upset about it? Hardly. Mostly due to the copious amounts of free food I will be consuming throughout the day. Restaurants local and nationwide award birt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    She's Baaa-aaack

    Broward Cleansweep There's indicted former Broward County School Board member Stephanie Kraft back out mingling with the peeps at last night's debate between Jaemi Levine and Kraft's favored candidate, Dave Thomas. There are more shots on the Broward Cleansweep blog, including a couple t ... More >>

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    December 24, 2009
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    November 19, 2009
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    August 6, 2009

    Your Starbucks Barista Coffee Grinder Could Be a Killer

    There's a killer on the loose.​It's a quiet Monday morning, and you're in your kitchen, making yourself a cup of fresh ground coffee with your Starbucks Barista coffee grinder. You pop some beans into the hopper and press the grind button. Ah, smell that fresh coffee smell. After a few seconds, yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Tree/soundz Releases a New Video

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    June 19, 2008
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    April 24, 2008
  • Music

    February 7, 2008

    Sia

    Some People Have Real Problems (Hear Music)

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    September 13, 2007
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    April 12, 2007

    Java D'Lites

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  • Blogs

    March 31, 2006

    Yanni Is Freed!

    The Post's Andrew Marra, in our Story of the Day, tells us that domestic violence charges have been dropped against Yanni, which is welcome news at the Pulp. (Most people run his mug shot, but I prefer to remember him as he was). The Pulp hates abuse as much as anybody, but this story never added ... More >>

  • Foodstuffs

    May 13, 2004
  • Goods and Services

    May 13, 2004

    Best Mall in Broward

    Riverland Shopping Center

  • Goods and Services

    May 13, 2004

    Best Alternative to Starbucks

    Greenberry's Coffee & Tea

  • Dining

    August 21, 2003

    Starbucks Undone

    Lotsa java your way

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    May 11, 2000

    Best Bookstore

    Barnes & Noble Booksellers

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