and discovered that there are 43 Starbucks branches within a 5-mile
radius of his apartment. He challenged readers to beat that. I can, with 51 branches. The record — a whopping 170 Starbucks — belongs to an area “around Broadway in NYC”.
While looking at some of the locations on the map of the Starbucks near
my house, I got the urge to annotate the map (classifying things
qualifies as a recreational activity in the nerd world). Here’s what I
put together — click the map below for a larger version: