The line Monday was far shorter, however.
The store resembles a Starbucks with a green awning and mermaid logo, but with the word “Dumb” attached above the Starbucks sign.
Starbucks says it’s trying to contact the people responsible for the Hillhurst Avenue store, which was announced in a Feb. 7 tweet under the handle (at)dumbstarbucks.
The Seattle-based coffee chain says its legal team is working on identifying the store’s owner.
Spokeswoman Laurel Harper says the store is not affiliated with Starbucks and, despite the humor, the store cannot use the Starbucks name.
MORE HBJ HEADLINES
Everett Clinic to lease space in Frontier Building Boeing, SpaceX will beat Russia on price for astronaut rides Milk industry fights back against ‘anti-dairy folks’ WikiLeaks slams Google over delay in revealing US warrants Gov’t to overhaul Medicare payments to doctors, hospitals Supreme Court knocks down promised health benefits for union retirees
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.