Kate’s Joint Is for Rent, Possibly to Starbucks

R.I.P. Photo: Shanna Ravindra

Yesterday, Kate's Joint was seized by marshals (that Kickstarter didn't work), as EV Grieve reported, and now the blog is saying a "for rent" sign has been hung outside the Alphabet City standby. As if that weren't bad enough, Grieve got a tip that Starbucks might move in. Truly the end of an era for that corner of the hood — we'll be off mourning over veggie bacon and spicy bloody marys if you need us. [EV Grieve, Earlier]