starbucks mugTrying to boost evening traffic to their stores, Starbucks will begin offering beer and wine, along with new options like cured meats in Chicago by the end of 2012.

Starbucks has also been experimenting with live entertainment, including music, poetry readings or theater, depending on the neighborhood.


(READ the story from the Chicago Tribune)


  1. We held a sort of reunion at a coffee shop recently and everyone had such a good time, but said they didn’t want to do it again unless it was at a bar. This way, you get the nice music and atmosphere, AND, someone in the evening can get a beer. That’s good news!

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