In Coffee Shop’s Closing, Bitter Irony

Linking to NBC New York’s coverage of The Bean’s impending death by Starbucks, Bowery Boogie points out that the location once held Little Rickie, a gift shop that, along with others, was sued by the ‘Bucks for selling “F*ckoffs Coffee” stickers. Meanwhile Gothamist has a run-down of “7 East Village Coffee Spots To Try While You Wait For The Bean To Reopen.”