A reader tipped us off to this New York Times article about thieves who prey on Starbucks customers. As if the price of a triple-grande skim latte weren’t high enough, now you have to worry about your bag getting swiped.
“You can let your guard down — people are sitting down and talking and using their laptops,” said Capt. Mark DiPaolo of the 84th Precinct in Brooklyn Heights, home to a Court Street Starbucks that has been the scene of four bag thefts this year. “It is a comfort zone that people have.”
No word yet on when the Times be doing a piece on Planet Fitness.