That’s because all the open Starbucks in the Houston area have water, power, and as an added bonus until things get back to normal, free wi-fi. (Lots of areas of Houston are still without power.)
Thus, they are comfortable places to relax in, talk with people, and get online.
um – when I click on ‘thats because’ I get your March 20th page instead of the linked article. 🙁