Photo by myself, in Midtown.
A quick photo from the back of a cab, somewhere in Midtown.
My cab rounded the corner quickly, and I snapped a photo of a fellow was crossing the crosswalk. He had a worried look. The woman behind him looked like every other person on the street, that is, glued to her phone.
One of the many, many Starbucks locations lurked in the background
I wouldn't say that people are outraged or that they spend all day talking about it around the lunch table. But I would say that the subject has been making an impression on the local news.
Many people feel that banning large servings (over 16 ounces) of sugary drinks will help, but many also feel that if you want to drink that much, you can drink two 8 ounce servings.