I'm embarrassed for the bad pun,¹ but the subject is serious. Two stories appeared in the two major local newspapers on the same day.

Sure, it may have been a coincidence, but I considered it a cautionary tale.

Follow-ups

Baristas resign en masse when the coffee stand owner decides to adopt a provocative dress code.

Over a year later, NPR picks up the story.

Footnotes

¹I'm not embarrassed for making a pun, just that it's a bad pun. (Some people would argue that there's no such thing as a good pun.)