Starbucks Around the World: Hercules, CA

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July 27, 2009

First hit in the state of my birth.  Thankfully, my Mother and Step-father (travel companions on this quick trip to California for my Grandparents’ 75th birthday(s) party) are hungry on the way to Hidden Valley Lake, because their fortuitous stop at a Burger King afforded me this shot of the Starbucks store next door.  I think it was a refreshing iced coffee, just what the doctor ordered for a long car ride through sunny central California.

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Lauren Warnecke is a freelance writer and editor, focused on dance and cultural criticism in Chicago and across the Midwest. Lauren is the dance critic for the Chicago Tribune, editor of See Chicago Dance, and founder/editor of Art Intercepts, with bylines in Chicago Magazine, Milwaukee Magazine, St. Louis Magazine and Dance Media publications, among others. Holding degrees in dance and kinesiology, Lauren is an instructor of dance and exercise science at Loyola University Chicago.