Why Upper West Siders Are Protesting the Closing of a ‘Magical’ Starbucks

Published On 01/30/2019 Published On 01/30/2019
“Petitioning to keep it open is hilarious.”
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"Let’s keep in touch because businesses come & go, but friendships last forever. We love you."
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Simply the idea of a “very special” Starbucks would have tasted bitter to the yuppie-scum-hating locals of yore.
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“Do I want there to be so many Starbucks? No. But would I rather have a Starbucks there than an empty space? Certainly.”