While walking around yesterday, we noticed the big green letters have just gone up on the latest location – at 30-18 Astoria Boulevard. The building has been under renovation for quite some time now. While we knew of Starbucks’ plans, it seems a little out of place, probably because of the bright orange facade the building is covered in.
The new location is conveniently right under the Astoria Boulevard train station…and right across the street from Dunkin’ Donuts. Are we smelling a little competition? It’s also on the same block as Domenick’s, a wine and spirits store.
Now, the same question we posed last time we had a coffee chat: Do we really need all these big coffee chains opening up!?