This image from last year illustrates the opposition Farrah's Florist tried to generate to stop Starbucks:
Obviously, and thankfully, the florist failed.
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And, just a couple weeks ago, Starbucks opened.
Here's a look at the facade/streetscape along Wilshire Boulevard, 11 blocks from Ocean Avenue:
You can review my arguments in favor of the Starbucks -- and against the florist -- at the link that leads off the present article.
I reckon I'll be proven right. Here's why ...