Skip to comments.‘Woke’ NYC Starbucks now a haven for junkies, drunks and homeless
Posted on 08/13/2022 5:41:41 PM PDT by conservative98
A NoHo Starbucks is dealing with more than just a constant flow of caffeine junkies looking to get their fix.
The café at the corner of Astor Place and Lafayette Street regularly contends with drug users, mentally disturbed people and homeless folks looking to take a nap, The Post witnessed.
“Starbucks got too woke too fast,” said java joint regular Konstantin Dobryakov. “Now some customers are too scared to go in because you’ve got a bunch of homeless people sleeping in there. They got to be ready to kick people out and not give everyone a free cup of coffee. You give them a finger and they’ll take a hand.”
This past week, The Post saw homeless people nodding off, washing their hair in a public sink and being transported to the hospital from the recently unionized Starbucks. Among the eye-openers:
* One man brought in his own box of Cinnamon Toast Crunch, a carton of milk and some Entenmann’s mini crumb cakes before passing out face down on a table. Afterward, he rolled spliffs as nearby, paying customers tried to enjoy their lattes and Frappuccinos.
* A mentally disturbed man in a black trench coat talked to himself and screamed obscenities at the communal mirror near the bathrooms for 30 minutes. “There’s a guy over by the bathrooms making people really uncomfortable,” one customer told an employee behind the counter. Two police officers, one of whom carrying a riot shield, eventually removed him without incident.
* There’s also the foul odor and garbage build up at the location — newspapers, food wrappers and empty coffee cups litter the indoor patio. “Nothing like the smell of BO and urine with your morning coffee,” a Nextdoor user commented in response to a photo that showed snoozing squatters lying in..
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Life in a socialist utopia.
Lol! Awesome. More, please!!
didn’t they close down the in portland because the employees feared for their lives?
Hope they enjoy their latte’s.
Enjoy your $8 ash water.
Hey, I'm sure it all contributes to the ambiance as you enjoy your overpriced, over-roasted, burnt coffee bean-based beverage.
Soon woke Starbucks will be in a Good Humor Truck.
If the derelicts are driving away paying customers, CEO Howard Schultz will declare this location another casualty. He already stated he will shut down more stores due to safety issues, etc.
More evidence that Leftists never understand incentives.
They only understand —and want — sanctions.
Blue city life!
$8 for a cup of pishwasser?
I thought the Wokes and their Wokettes loved the homeless and crazy people.
Shocking. Just shocking.
I thought that the unionized Starbucks closed?
Liberals should always wallow in the filth produced by their ideologies.
Get woke go broke.
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