Starbucks in Berlin


Alexa Shopping Centre, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 7/20/2009

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Alexanderplatz, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: 1/1/2007, PHOTO: 7/20/2009

This store sits in the shadow of a huge television tower.
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Bahnhof Alexanderplatz, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: 8/15/2013, PHOTO: 8/11/2015

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: 1/1/2006, PHOTO: 7/17/2009

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Friedrichstrasse 210, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 7/19/2009

This store is known as Checkpoint Charlie because of it is just a block away from the infamous border crossing. I did not find any photos or other historical artifacts inside the store. Perhaps they were deemed unnecessary because just a block away, past the checkpoint (the guard house is still there) is the outdoor Checkpoint Gallery giving an extensive history lesson in the span of two sides of the entire block.

Friedrichstrasse 61, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 7/19/2009, ORIGINAL VISIT: 7/17/2009

This store has a very unique feature, paintings (perhaps watercolors or drawings) of customers, caricature-style, with captions describing the persons and their favorite drinks.
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Hackesche Hoefe, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 7/19/2009

"I coulda been a contender," were the cries softly emanating from the walls of this store. Actually, it really was a contender, but it missed out on being the first Starbucks in Germany by a mere five minutes. Perhaps somebody lost a coin toss? Still, with its stylish stone/glass staircase and expansive spaciousness, this store gives Pariser Platz a run for its money.
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IHZ - Friedrichstrasse 96, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: 7/29/2002, PHOTO: 7/19/2009, ORIGINAL VISIT: 7/17/2009

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Kurfuerstendamm 231, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 7/18/2009

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Kurfuerstendamm 26a, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: 1/1/2006, PHOTO: 7/18/2009

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Kurfuerstendamm 61, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: 6/2/2007, PHOTO: 7/18/2009

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Pariser Platz, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 7/20/2009, ORIGINAL VISIT: 7/19/2009

The first store in Germany, by five minutes.
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Potsdamer Arkaden, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: 1/1/2002, PHOTO: 8/11/2015, ORIGINAL VISIT: 7/19/2009

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Potsdamer Platz 5, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: 1/1/2006, PHOTO: 7/19/2009, ORIGINAL VISIT: 7/17/2009

This store is just down the block from what I assume are pieces of the Berlin Wall.
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Schlossstrasse, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: 6/3/2015, PHOTO: 8/11/2015

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Schlossstrasse 120, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: 4/2/2006, PHOTO: 7/19/2009

Actual visit July 19.
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Schlossstrasse 27, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: 5/1/2007, PHOTO: 7/19/2009

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Sony-Center, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 8/11/2015

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Spandau Arcaden, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: 7/19/2008, PHOTO: 7/20/2009

This store is a basic shopping center store, but it sits across the plaza from a neat little waterfall-like fountain.
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TXL - Tegel - Terminal A, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: 1/1/2007, PHOTO: 7/19/2009

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Wilmersdorfer Arcaden, Berlin, Germany
OPENED: 9/1/2007, PHOTO: 7/18/2009

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Brandenburgerstrasse 28a, Potsdam, Germany
OPENED: 1/1/2006, PHOTO: 7/18/2009

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Stern Center Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
OPENED: 1/1/2007, PHOTO: 7/18/2009

Here's what I don't understand? What connection does Howard Stern have to Potsdam that they would name a whole shopping center after him???
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