Special Thanksgiving Coffee Seminar at the East Olive Way Starbucks!

Special Thanksgiving Coffee Seminar at the East Olive Way Starbucks!

Do you have your Thanksgiving Blend coffee ready for Thanksgiving this week? You can find Thanksgiving Blend online at StarbucksStore.com or at your local neighborhood Starbucks. Thanksgiving Blend was first introduced into the Starbucks coffee lineup on November 4, 2008. Here’s the official Starbucks.com article (from 2008) on Thanksgiving Blend. This past Monday, November 24th, […]

Starbucks Community Service Goals: Less than half way to their annual goal?

Starbucks Community Service Goals: Less than half way to their annual goal?

Starbucks encourages their partners (Starbucks calls their employees, “partners”) to get involved in community service. Customers are usually welcome to participate too. This is the community service webpage, which looks like it recently went through a re-design: Starbucks community service page The front of the page says, “Join us in reaching our goal of 1 […]

Starbucks Ethiopia Gemadro, Guatemala San Isidro estate coffee, and Costa Rica La Candelilla coffee.

Starbucks Ethiopia Gemadro, Guatemala San Isidro estate coffee, and Costa Rica La Candelilla coffee.

As every good barista knows, the coffees that can be found at retailers like grocery stores, Target, Walmart,Costco and such retailers may be different than what’s in the actual Starbucks stores. This is just what Starbucks does, and has done for several years. For example, grocery store Starbucks coffee offerings have included Fall Blend, Spring […]

Starbucks in Spokane to donate proceeds from sales to hunger relief organization, 2nd Harvest!

Starbucks in Spokane to donate proceeds from sales to hunger relief organization, 2nd Harvest!

About 20 Starbucks stores in Spokane, Washington will be participating in a massive fundraising drive for the hunger relief organization, 2nd Harvest. It’s a one day event, tomorrow November 20, 2014, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at all company-operated Starbucks stores inside the city of Spokane. Here’s how you can participate: Where: Visit any […]

Westlake Starbucks – Holiday 2014 windows!

Westlake Starbucks – Holiday 2014 windows!

Each year, the Westlake Starbucks in downtown Seattle gets decorated with very unique holiday window clings/ decorations. I’ve been told that there are only about ten Starbucks stores around the country that get these unique window designs. I was running errands in downtown Seattle today and had my camera on me. It’s been a cold, […]

Starbucks You Are Here Ornaments 2014. (1912 Pike Place Exclusive Ornament).

This year, Starbucks stores have a limited 2014 “You Are Here” holiday ornament. Not all Starbucks stores will have them. These little ornaments are destination-themed, like all of the past You Are Here collectible mugs, which were launched new into the Starbucks lineup, spring 2013. There are ten 2014 holiday Starbucks You Are Here ornaments: […]