in other blogs: (yesterday) smelly sandwiches, metro advises against daredevilism, trendwatching, parking and riding, tree trimming

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this bit of sunny day ominousness shared by seattle rainscreen [flickr] via our group pool [#]
  • Shultz thinks the smell cooking food overwhelms the aroma of coffee; so Starbucks is evicting warm breakfast sandwiches from the menu at an average cost of $35,000 per store. (ed: (1) is this averaged over all stores? if so, this must mean a lot of money for the minority of stores that actually sell heated foods. (2) it’s too bad that in Seattle I think that Starbucks is more competitive, taste-wise, in the breakfast foods market than in the espresso market.) [starbucksgossip]
  • Among the announcements regarding the quarterly changes in Metro schedules—yay! more #8s thanks to SLU largesse—is this somewhat surprising public service announcement: “Never Attempt to Board a Moving Bus”. (ed: is this analogous to the MTA’s warning about not riding on the outside of subway cars?) [metrokc ]
  • Alert Sunday Styles: tight jeans and mustaches spotted on Capitol Hill. [threadcount]
  • On the dilemma posed by Park & Rides. [seatrans]
  • A bird’s eye view of the impending tree-trimming facing West Seattle. [wsb]

1 Comment so far

  1. h (unregistered) on January 31st, 2008 @ 10:51 pm

    so sad about sbucks! the sandwiches are the only reason I go – and so convenient with a sleeping baby..



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