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The bikini-clad baristas have left the building, but commuters can still pick up their caffeine fix at the drive-thru that recently changed owners and names from Whip It A-Latte to the new TacoVado on North Ash Street in Spokane.
People often argue over contamination of coffee cup lids when a barista touches them. As I see it, germs are everywhere, and your best defense is a healthy immune system. That would mean many people would need to live a healthier lifestyle. Why not promote that instead of germaphobia?
SEATTLE – The “bikini baristas” in one Washington city might become tank-top baristas following a U.S. appeals court ruling. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday overturned a lower court judge’s decision to block the city of Everett from imposing a dress-code on the scantily clad coffee servers.
An attorney representing a group of bikini baristas and a coffee chain owner in a lawsuit challenging the city of Everett over its dress code ordinances is seeking to leave the case.
Lawyers for the city of Everett have filed a brief in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals asking for a temporary ban on a dress code for bikini baristas to be lifted.
The city of Everett has agreed not to enforce its ban on bikini baristas while it’s challenged in court.
A group of baristas who wear bikinis at work have sued a Washington state city, saying two recently passed ordinances banning bare skin violate their rights to free expression and privacy.
The City Council in Everett, Washington has voted to require employees at coffee stands to wear a minimum of tank tops and shorts, in response to businesses where woman often wear bikinis.
A northwest Washington state city is considering a dress code for scantily-clad baristas officials say sell sex along with lattes.
Bikini baristas will remain in Spokane. The Spokane County Elections Office ruled as invalid nearly half of the signatures collected to place an initiative on the November ballot asking voters to create a misdemeanor public exposure law.
Krystal Cogswell wears a holstered pistol on her hip while pulling espresso at Jitterz Java in Northwest Spokane.
First came the nearly nude jiggling barista gals at XXXtreme Espresso. Now come the bare-chested beefcake boys, flaunting their tanned man muscles at Hot Cup of Joe.
At least one man used his smartphone to record the moment for posterity when the Spokane Valley City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to enact a new ordinance aimed at regulating the attire of baristas. The vote also touched off a brief standing ovation, which stopped when Mayor Tom Towey politely asked for an end to the outburst for decorum’s sake.
SPOKANE VALLEY — The Spokane Valley City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday that identifies what body parts cannot be exposed in public.
A crowd filled the Spokane Valley City Council chambers Tuesday to hear the council vote to advance an ordinance regulating barista attire. Two people spoke in favor of the ordinance, praising the council members for their decision.
What’s going on around here? First it’s bikini baristas.
The battle over bikini baristas moved this week to the Spokane County Courthouse, as county commissioners said they will hear from the public on their own version of an espresso stand dress code. County Commissioner Shelly O’Quinn said she has received numerous emails from constituents asking the county to consider a minimal clothing law for servers at java stands in the unincorporated county.
The Spokane Valley City Council seemed pleased Tuesday with a proposed ordinance crafted to address topless baristas at a coffee shop just two doors down from City Hall. The council received several hours of complaints earlier this month from people offended by baristas wearing only g-strings and pasties on some days. The ordinance stipulates that at least half of a woman’s breast must be hidden with a “full and opaque covering.” Body paint and liquid latex do not count as a covering. Violation of the ordinance would be a misdemeanor offense punishable by up to 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.