coffee shop

Life Dream Status: NYC To Recreate Iconic “Friends” Coffee Shop ‘Central Perk’

As a huuuge and borderline-obsessed “Friends” fan (she says, sipping from an oversized Central Perk mug), I would have given my left ovary to hang out with Joey, Monica, Chandler,…

Katie Oldenburg | August 28, 2014 - 11:00 am

Watch This: A Spot-On Rundown Of The Regulars At Every Hipster Coffee Shop

This parody of all the most obnoxious customers who frequent hipster coffee shops might seem a little out there (an aged Sumatra roast is served in a desk fountain, and…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 11, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Would You Share A Coffee Cup With Everyone In Your City?

Later this month, a group of students in New York City are pioneering a new program called “Good To Go” which would reuse coffee cups around the city. The Brooklyn…

Jessica Wakeman | April 4, 2014 - 4:30 pm

11 Most Annoying Conversations To Overhear At A Coffee Shop

Hanging out in a coffee shop is always a double-edged sword. On the upside, you get to eavesdrop on the conversations of other patrons. On the downside, you get to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 27, 2014 - 12:00 pm

This App Delivers Coffee Shop Sounds To Your Computer

Love working in coffee shops but spend all day in an office? There’s an app for that. Coffitivity, possibly the most brilliantly simple invention of all time, brings ambient coffee…

Claire Hannum | October 17, 2013 - 11:40 am

A Love Letter To Starbucks Baristas Who Don’t Screw Up My Order

Dear Anonymous Starbucks Baristas,

I never thought that making Starbucks beverages was that complicated. Starbucks is basically fast food.  And I say this as someone who drinks at…

Jessica Wakeman | February 4, 2013 - 9:30 am

Striptease With Your Latte, Sir?

I worked at a coffee shop in college. Sometimes I would throw in a free cookie to go along with a cup o’ joe for my favorite customers and they…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 25, 2009 - 1:20 pm