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2011_09_thebean.jpgNow it's clear why The Bean, the 9 year-old coffee shop in the East Village, is opening a location just a block away. The landlord has decided to replace their original 1st Ave. and 3rd Street location with a Starbucks and gave them 30 days to clear out. Locals are, obviously, not pleased. But not to worry. According to the Post, third wave anti-Starbucksian coffee is alive and well throughout New York. [NYT; NYP; previously]