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30 cafes offering $1 iced coffee all week when you order through this app

You pay enough on rent each month, New Yorkers, that you deserve to save some dough on coffee. After all, it’s what keeps most of us running through the subway delays, long commutes and nights out — because you need to actually take advantage of living here, right? Good news, java...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 3:21pm

Let Postmates deliver you free Starbucks coffee through Friday

Based on the success of the Starbucks Happy Hour promotion, it’s clear you can’t get enough of the brew from this coffee chain. And, sure, you love the drink deals the bean behemoth offers to help you get through those mid-afternoon slumps, but the delivery service clearly wins this one...

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 4:55pm

Have a love-hate relationship with veggies? Try them in your coffee

You’ve heard about the mushroom coffee craze (and if you haven’t, you should read up on it and all its reported health benefits). Now, scientists in Australia want you to stir your favorite (or not-so-favorite) veggie into your cup of morning joe: broccoli coffee. Or, more specifically...

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:10pm

Starbucks Happy Hour today is extra sweet

Coffee drinkers fall into two groups: serious caffeine addicts who love their drink strong and those who like things a little sweeter (and never say no when the barista asks whether they want whipped cream). Say what you want about Starbucks, but they cater to both camps. But Starbucks Happy Hour...

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:16am

Starbucks is raising prices (again), but this is the only drink affected

You’re hooked on caffeine, and boy, does Starbucks know it. While you’re distracted with their Starbucks Happy Hour deals, which are worth tracking if you’re an afternoon coffee type of person, the opposite was quietly rolled out. Instead of drink deals we’re talking (...

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 1:38pm

Does coffee dehydrate you, or is that just a myth?

Let’s face it, coffee powers your career. You have your go-to coffee shop, a favorite blend for your coffee machine at home and a mug almost permanently glued in your hand. You know you should probably drink as much water as you drink coffee, but you can’t go without your cuppa. But...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 4:34pm

Does coffee have calories and, if so, how many?

You drink it in the morning, you drink it in the afternoon. You drink it with friends and alone at your desk. In fact, you’re rarely seen without it. And while the drink we should be talking about here is water, in fact it’s coffee that you can’t seem to get enough of. We’re...

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 1:23pm

Self-chilling cold brew, the new 7-Eleven coffee, is here to save your summer

If you sit down and do the math, it isn’t those big one-time purchases that hit you hard when the credit card bill arrives. No, it’s the sneaky small purchases you keep making without a second thought that add up to astronomical numbers. Like, for example, your cold brew habit —...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 12:08pm

What you need to know to enjoy Starbucks Happy Hour today

Remember how we told you about Starbucks Happy Hour, how it offers great deals on drinks you’re already dropping major dough on — but that there’s no overtly publicized way to find out when it’s happening or what the weekly deal is? We have good news: It’s Starbucks...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:04am

Starbucks Happy Hour: How to get the deals, which drinks can you get and more

You read all those articles about easy ways to save money — especially when you live in the city. You know that brewing and bringing your own coffee to work is item numero uno on a vast majority of those lists, but you also know that your Starbucks run makes you disproportionately happier...

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 2:11pm

Starbucks cold foam is here, but WTF is that anyway?

What do Starbucks and Oreo have in common? OK, other than the sugar counts in their top-selling treats. Both companies know that people love what’s new, and they’re keeping us all continuously excited by new releases. The latest from the Seattle-based coffee giant is the Starbucks cold...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 3:18pm

You can now get marijuana-laced coffee at this Brooklyn cafe

There’s now a coffee shop in New York City where you can get a caffeine jolt, then come back down with the help of marijuana-infused coffee. Brooklyn’s Caffeine Underground is now serving coffee infused with cannabidiol, also known as CBD and the component in marijuana responsible for...

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 3:41pm

Why is everyone adding mushrooms to their coffee?

Mushrooms might be a tasty addition to pizzas, pasta sauces and Philly cheesesteak sandwiches, but would you drop a few of them into your morning cup of coffee? It might seem a bit absurd, even in today’s butter-coffee-obsessed world, but mushroom coffee is being touted as the next big thing...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 2:44pm

Are coffee enemas dangerous? Yes, so don't do them even if Gwyneth Paltrow says to

If you’re like most people, you start the day with a cup — or seven — of coffee. The caffeine kicks your senses into gear so you can tackle the day. But can putting the coffee up your rear end have the same effects? Gwyneth Paltrow sure thinks so. The actress’s lifestyle...

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 1:54pm

Your morning cup of coffee might soon come with a warning label

Nothing can come between you and your morning cup (or three!) of coffee, but a nonprofit organization is trying. The Council for Education and Research on Toxics (CERT) first filed a lawsuit against Starbucks and other California coffee companies and retailers in 2010 under Prop 65, a “right...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 2:38pm

Where to celebrate National Coffee Day in Boston

In a city like Boston with coffee shops on nearly every street, National Coffee Day is a big deal. Whether you start you start every morning at your local Dunkin’ Donuts or make it a habit to visit as many niche cafés as you can, you’ll want to take advantage of this holiday’s...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 4:31pm

McDonald’s is beating Starbucks to the punch, launching pumpkin spice latte first

If someone stops to ask you, “When do the pumpkin spice lattes come out?” they’re probably not talking about McDonald’s — but maybe they should be. The Golden Arches is beating Starbucks to the punch this year when it comes to the pumpkin spice latte. McDonald’s...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 3:33pm

Get your buzz on with eco- (and 420) friendly cannabis Keurig-compatible coffee

Not everyone is a joker, a smoker or a midnight toker. Whether you use marijuana for medicinal or recreational purposes, you can now Keurig and chill with the world’s first product line of cannabis-infused coffee, tea and cocoa. A flower-based edibles company, Cannabiniers, launched Brewbudz...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 6:42pm

Human poop bacteria found on ice of three major UK coffee chains

A television show in the United Kingdom did some digging and found dirt — quite literally, in the form of human poop — in some major chain coffee houses, including Starbucks. BBC’s “Watchdog” took samples from iced drinks from Costa Coffee, Starbucks and Caffe Nero (...

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 4:56pm

This coffee company is about to open six new stores in NYC

You’re a New Yorker. So, you’re probably a fan of the MTA running smoothly, al fresco dining amidst bleeping horns and, well, coffee. And today, there’s great news for the last item in that holy trinity: Blue Bottle is slated to open up six more locations of their coffee shops in...

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 1:23pm