A coffee war is about to brew in Fishtown.
I have it on solid (coffee) grounds that sometime this year, Starbucks plans to bring a branch of its new premium store — called Reserve — to the hot neighborhood, which is largely free of chain retailers and restaurants.
Will Moscowitch of MSC Retail confirmed the persistent neighborhood chatter. Starbucks representatives have not responded to two entreaties over the last two weeks to comment on the signed deal. Read more >>