By the time Starbucks has rebuilt the corner of Third Street and First Avenue to meet its quality standards for hospitable monotony, the Bean will be flying its flag about 100 yards south.
This time, Mom & Pop are fighting back.
"We're moving across the street," [co-owner Ike] Escava said. He was sitting on the Bean's street benches and pointed across First Avenue and down a block, to the corner of Second Street. "That place has been empty for a long time."