Some good news via Patrick Hedlund at DNAinfo... let's pick up the action starting in the third-to-the-last paragraph:
"I hope this is a false rumor," wrote commenter Stedman on local blog EV Grieve. "We don't need another Starbucks in the neighborhood."
Another commenter on the site, Glamma, simply stated: "GASP. NO. OH. MY. GOD...."
But a company spokesperson was quick to dismiss the scuttlebutt, saying that Starbucks has no planned store openings on either First Avenue or Avenue A.
Previously on EV Grieve:
Today's sign of the apocalypse: a Starbucks on Avenue A?