West Village

In an Empty West Village, A Lone Standout Indie Coffee Shop Slings Barista-Made Java

When wandering my neighborhood of the West Village, I sometimes think that it has one of the largest concentrations of coffee shops in the city, numbering over a dozen. Sure, there are big chains like Bluestone Lane and Starbucks, but these are in the minority. The neighborhood’s fabric is composed of indie coffee shops that either stand alone, or are links in small local chains.

The Last Mile Monthly Column

The Last Mile

I’ve seen coffee’s future.  It’s right here in Manhattan, and