Thursday, January 26, 2012
[UPDATED] But of course! Bleecker Bob's is becoming a Starbucks
Hey! Let's just keep the bad news coming!
Spotted this at Jeremiah's Vanishing New York first... Our friend Ken Mac at Greenwich Village Daily Photo has the scoop that venerable Bleecker Bob's Records is closing and will become a — Subway? Dunkin' Donuts??? No — Starbucks!
The manager of Cafe Reggio confirmed the atrocity to Ken, noting: "Starbucks will take 30% of our business. All the NYU kids want their mocha frappuccino."
UPDATED Jan. 30, 7:05 p.m.
Starbucks says that they are not taking over the space.