Hundreds of people lined up again Monday to get a free cup of coffee and be part of the scene at the "Dumb Starbucks" parody art project in Los Angeles. Jefferson Graham reports. UPDATE: Late Monday afternoon, the Los Angeles Health …
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Fielder kept his involvement under wraps at first. But by Monday he revealed his ownership, and by Tuesday the L.A. County Board of Health had shut him down for operating without a license. And yet, while Dumb Starbucks lived, it …
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Nearly two years ago, on February 7th, 2014, a small strange coffee shop opened. The coffee shop, purposefully named "Dumb Starbucks," gained the attention of a confused few, who mistook it for the actual Starbucks, but overall flew …
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Apparently "dumb" coffee is not good enough to drink. "Dumb Starbucks Coffee" was shut down after just a few days on Monday by Los Angeles County health inspectors, who posted a "notice of closure" near the front door of the shop in …
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The bizarre "Dumb Starbucks" cafe in Los Angeles has assured the public it's not violating trademark law, but a court would probably side with the real-life Starbucks were it to ever go to court. "Dumb Starbucks" — which started serving …
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So it appears that is was just a big TV stunt. Dumb Starbucks, the mystery coffee shop that opened in Los Angeles over the weekend that looked like a real Starbucks – turned out to be the brainchild of Comedy Central reality-TV-show host …
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Call it dumb or very, very smart, but Dumb Starbucks made big waves. The new but short-lived store in Los Angeles calling itself “Dumb Starbucks” had a Dumb Starbucks logo and a Dumb Starbucks menu. What’s more, there were …
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The real Starbucks (SBUX) isn't happy with the parody coffee shop calling itself Dumb Starbucks that's popped up in Los Angeles, and wants the faux baristas to drop the act. "We appreciate the humor but they can't use our name," …
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A coffee controversy is brewing. A new cafe in Los Angeles is calling itself Dumb Starbucks Coffee and using the same logo as the global coffee giant, but staff insist they're not breaking any laws. In fact, it looks almost identical to the real …
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Similarly, the jury is out whether this next venture is dumb or genius: a coffeehouse called Dumb Starbucks has recently opened in the city of Los Feliz, California, as reported by Los Angeles radio station KPCC. It looks and feels just like a …
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