REPORT: ‘Woke’ business now a haven for junkies, drunks and homeless

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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.

The article goes on to state the following:

“Starbucks got too woke too fast,” said java joint regular Constantine 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.”

The now unionized coffee house is now a place where the homeless take naps and wash their hair in the restroom sinks.

Paying customers have complained about the disgusting smell and lack of seating because the homeless and junkies take them all.

Reports have come in from customers regarding incidents such as a mentally disturbed trench coat-wearing man talking loudly to himself and shouting obscenities at the mirror near the bathroom for 30 minutes.

The customer said of that ordeal, “There’s a guy over by the bathrooms making people really uncomfortable.”

He was later removed by two police officers.

Customers also complained of the foul odor and garbage around the location.

A Nextdoor user commented, “Nothing like the smell of BO and urine with your morning coffee.”

Astor Place is “the location” for the homeless community, Dave, a 28-year-old homeless man from Boston said, “They’ve got phone chargers and nice couches. Ever since those black guys were arrested at one in Philadelphia a few years ago, nobody really wants to touch you. Employees might come over and very quietly ask sleeping people to wake up and move on, but then those same guys go right back to sleep. The cops will only show up if someone is dangerous.”

Critics said ever since Starbucks made its restrooms public it’s been commandeered by derelicts.

A political commentator said, “They allow anybody to use their restrooms, which sounds like a good idea, but when you’ve got a country that uses public space as homeless shelters and mental health wards, that assures having people shooting up heroin in the bathrooms and halfway moving into them.”

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  1. Starbucks is too cool for me. Add the whole homeless vibe and menacing of paying customers while I wait a half hour for a black coffee at 4 bucks a cup…and I’ll take a hard pass.

  2. I hope Starbucks goes broke for going woke!! They charge too much for their coffee to expect paying customers to put up with that crap!!

  3. Go look for a mom and pop coffee shop…. Way better coffee and helps out the small business. Starbucks wouldn’t support the troops ever so STOP GOING THERE!! Boycott those woke companies by NOT GOING THERE!!

  4. Why would anyone go to Starbucks to pay top dollar for burnt coffee. You people need to get a grip. Order your coffee on line or buy it at the store the brew it at home and drink it in peace. Is that so hard?
    Call me old school but my hot cup of Java brewed to my personal taste in my personal space, is far better than anything any Starbucks has offer on my way or from work.
    BLACKRIFLE COFFEE now that’s a good cup of Joe. 👍

  5. I’m no longer adding $$ to my Starbucks card, ever! Once they bent over so the Wokeness could ream them, I and (MANY) others abandoned their overpriced coffee drinks! I’m saving so much money!


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