Not Your Average Cup of Joe
“I’ll see that $7 latte and raise you $3″ said Budin, the new Scandanavian-inspired coffee bar, to themselves. Read More
BE SEEN WITH CAFFEINE
In the city that never sleeps, a delicious cup of caffeine is a necessity. Read More
Ah, Starbucks. We keep going back, but we all love to complain about it, from the lines to the shoddy coffee quality.
A new start-up has taken notice and is leveraging your disappointment into its bottom line. Tonx is offering coffee subscriptions in exchange for Starbucks gift cards, which they say will result in you getting “more and better coffee,” a release from the company explains.
Butter & Oil
A convenience store clerk in Shelton, Connecticut was severely injured on Tuesday after trying to stop a man from stealing two posters featuring the likeness of David Hasselhoff. Read More
That Ain't Dope
Finally, a weight loss plan that even Paula Deen can get behind.
According to someone who stands to make a lot of money from people putting butter in their coffee, doing just that can provide a performance-enhancing energy boost and kick-start your weight-loss regime.
Silicon Valley investor and self-proclaimed “biohacker” Dave Asprey apparently Read More
THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Let them drink coffee!
New York Senator Chuck Schumer is calling for colleges to crackdown on so-called study drugs, such as Adderall and Ritalin, by implementing stricter regulation. Oh, and by encouraging students to trade in their pills for a pot of joe.
“There are better ways to pull an all-nighter and stay up,” he Read More
Here we go again. For the second time in the span of a year, the caffeinated beverage is at the center of a local brew-haha (sorry, we couldn’t resist). And it’s not a neighborhood campaign to eradicate drip coffee.
Once more, Brooklynites are percolating with anger over the smell of coffee. Last winter, Carroll Gardens residents were all up in arms over the odor of roasting coffee. This time it’s Brooklyn Heights residents who can’t bear the stench of brewing coffee.
That’s right. Brewing coffee and green coffee beans Read More
We get it, people are bored with Europe. Oh, that crazy character from the Greek Syriza party who labeled himself “anti-bailout” was good copy, and making fun of Europeans’ August-long vacations is always fun. But the daily grind from rising sovereign borrowing costs to rescue negotiations and central bank intervention—how long Read More
THE NEW MEDIA ECONOMY
D’Amico Coffee, the 64-year-old Brooklyn family-owned grocery that has been grinding its own beans since it was founded in 1948, has been forced to change its operations because some new neighborhood residents who hate the way coffee smells keep calling the fire department on the store.
That’s right….Carroll Gardens is officially the worst. See below for the new sign on the Court St. location:
Buzzfeed: It’s all the buzz! They have the L. Ron Hubbard of meme-making, Jonah Peretti, at the helm. With him are high-profile poaches from Politico, the Village Voice, Business Insider, Gawker Media and more! And with them are $15.5M shekels from a recent cash infusion to turn every scrap of knowledge and abstraction and news available to the human race into some kind of .GIF image to construct the final link between the complexities of transliterated grunts into hieroglyphs.
So, what are Buzzfeed’s newly minted hundred-thousandaires doing with all that cash? Making it rain…lattes.