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  1. Sunglasses Shopping: Where to Find the Perfect Shades in New York CityRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Racked

    Squinting and crow's feet don't look good on anyone-but luckily their mutual mortal enemy, sunglasses, pull double-duty by preventing both of those evils and making you look instantly cooler. Prepare for Brighton Beach days, Prospect Park picnics, and as many meals at restaurants with sidewalk seating that you can handle with a solid pair to carry you through the summer season Below, we've mapped out 17 shops in Manhattan and Brooklyn for finding the perfect pairs, from vintage frames hiding in drawers in an East Village shop to European boutique names to multi-brand boutiques carrying all of your favorites .

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  2. Brooklyn Boutique Bird's First Collection Is Full of Gloriously Shapeless DressesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Racked

    Still looking for the perfect summer dress ? You just might find it at Bird . The indie Brooklyn boutique with shops in Williamsburg, Park Slope, and Cobble Hill launched its first collection of private label dresses in stores and online yesterday, with seven barely-touching-the-body styles that range in length from mid-thigh to calf-grazing and are available in multiple patterns and fabrics.

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  3. Jacadi Is Bringing Fancy French Kid's Clothing to BrooklynRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Racked

    Jacadi sees you, cool Brooklyn moms , and they know you don't want to trek to the upper reaches of Manhattan for your baby's ruffled gingham rompers. That must be why it's setting up its first outer borough outpost on Cobble Hill's Court Street, as the neighborhood blog Pardon Me for Asking pointed out.

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  4. A Marc by Marc Jacobs Mobile Shop Will Roll Into Brooklyn This WeekendRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Racked

    Even though Marc by Marc Jacobs will soon cease to exist as we know it , the label isn't going out quietly-in fact, it's expanding its reach. This Saturday, June 20th, marks the debut of its mobile shop, featuring the spring/summer 2015 collection of 70s-inspired sunglasses in traditional shades of gray and black as well as pastel pinks, blues, and yellows.

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  5. Consignment Shop 2nd Time Around Will Add at Least Six Manhattan StoresRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Racked

    It's hard to hit up a popular Manhattan neighborhood without passing by a Second Time Around -the consignment shop already has locations in Soho, Nolita, Chelsea, Gramercy Murray Hill, and multiple doors on the Upper East and West Sides. But according to WWD, ten stores isn't enough: President and CEO Rachel Burrows wants to open another six to eight locations in the borough, and is looking to expand to Brooklyn, too.

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  6. Meet the Brooklyn Studio Owner Who's All About Summertime Hot YogaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | Racked

    How many people do you know with five-year plans-and how many have actually stuck with them? If you take Tamara Behar's class at Tangerine Hot Power Yoga , New York City's newest destination for yoga, then you'll know at least one. The studio owner turned losing her job in advertising during the recession into an opportunity to create the home for yoga that she wanted to see-that is, one that's warmed to 95 degrees with special radiating heat panels in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn.

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  7. Brooklyn Boulders' Forthcoming Manhattan Location to Resemble 'Bat Cave'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Racked

    The giant Gowanus warehouse where Brooklyn goes to get its rock-climbing fix is expanding: In August, Brooklyn Boulders will open a Long Island City outpost, and sometime soon, it'll come to Manhattan, too. In an interview with Crain's, owner Lance Pinn reveals that alongside the previously announced LIC space, which will feature crack walls, cave climbing, a three-wall chimney, workspaces for laptop users, a hidden speakeasy, and spaces for barbecues and dance parties, there's another location in the works for Manhattan's Pier 57 off West 15th Street.

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  8. All the Free Outdoor Workouts You Can Do in New York City This SummerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Racked

    "Can we have class outside?" isn't just a mantra for kids stuck in front of a chalkboard. As the mercury rises across New York City, gyms and fitness studios are breaking out of their basement classrooms and taking advantage of the weather in parks and on the waterfront both before and after work.

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  9. Spring Markdowns Hit Bird Tomorrow: 40% Off Acne, Rachel Comey, and MoreRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Racked

    End-of-season sales are a marathon, not a sprint. Spring sales can pop up at anytime between April and June, and if you spend your whole shopping budget early on , you'll be disappointed when something good comes along later on-like the Bird sale that starts tomorrow in all three of its Brooklyn stores in Williamsburg, Park Slope, and Cobble Hill, as well as online .

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  10. New York's 12 Best Salons for Bikini WaxesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Racked

    Though you've probably spent most of your beauty energy the past several months on the hair on your head it's now time to focus elsewhere on the body. Before you board the A train to the Rockaways or the Jitney to the Hamptons, book an appointment at one of the city's top salons for bikini waxes-no matter your down-there-hair preference , they'll be able to get you into a whole different kind of beach-ready shape.

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  11. This Weekend, a Brooklyn Sample Sale and Etsy CraftsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | Racked

    You'll be able to find true samples In God We Trust, Samantha Pleet, Collina Strada, Nomia, Wwake, and more Brooklyn designers all in one place this Sunday. Stop by the Sky Gallery between 12pm and 6pm to get your hands on one-of-a-kind apparel and accessories.

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  12. Ten New York City Wedding Venues That Won't Break the BankRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Racked

    If recent studies are to be believed, a typical Manhattan wedding costs $76,328, while ceremonies in the outer boroughs ring in at $49,781-which is still almost $20,000 over the national average. Those numbers are brain-breakingly high enough to make budget-conscious couples contemplate heading south of the border to Jersey...but there's another way.

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  13. Bravo's Sitcom About Upper East Side Moms Premieres Next WeekRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Racked

    What do you do when the world already has enough television shows about fictional young Brooklynites and real Upper East Side housewives? Combine the two and make a sitcom about fictional moms! In what is only a small part of the mounting evidence that America can literally not get enough of super-rich Upper East Siders, Bravo will debut the half-hour sitcom Odd Mom Out next week. Loosely based on creator and leading star Jill Kargman's 2007 novel Momzillas, Odd Mom Out focuses on Jill Weber: A brunette, leather jacket-wearing Jewish woman who marries into a sea of WASP-y blondes in pastel Chanel-you get the idea.

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  14. The New York Times Ponders, 'Is Hillary Clinton Cool Enough for Brooklyn?'Read the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Racked

    It's the question everyone's asking: No, not "Should I eat an ice cream cone right now?" or even "Who will be the next President of the United States?" . It's this far more important inquiry: "Is Hillary Clinton cool ?" Now that she's moved to Brooklyn and bought a couple of rompers , the New York Times finally, heroically attempts to solve it.

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  15. Blink Fitness and Michael's Will Anchor a Boerum Hill Mini-MallRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | Racked

    Among the changing retail scene in Brooklyn is the Atlantic Galleria mini-mall rising in Boerum Hill, which Brownstoner reports is well on its way . Taking up a significant portion of this complex will be two chains that'll likely be simultaneously loathed by a community that places an emphasis on its independent businesses and well-attended for offering good services at affordable prices: Blink Fitness and Michael's.

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  16. Here's Your Chance To Try Pole Dancing For FreeRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | Racked

    If you've always wanted to find out if you're a natural at pole dancing but never felt inclined to, y'know, spend any money on it, Body & Pole is holding a free open house next weekend, where new students can test their sea legs in either Intro to Pole, hoop, fabric, and Core Aerial. To sign up, create an account on the site and sign up for any of the classes on Saturday, May 30th taking place at either 3:15pm or 4:15pm.

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  17. Hillary Clinton Leans Into Brooklyn, Buys Two RompersRead the original story

    May 15, 2015 | Racked

    Hillary Clinton appears to be leaning hard into her newfound Brooklyn-ness : Following her first visit to her "cool" campaign headquarters at 1 Pierrepont Plaza, Clinton took the opportunity to go shopping, buying not one, but two very-Brooklyn rompers. Judging by their size and shape, however, the rompers were presumably not for the presidential candidate herself and instead for her granddaughter Charlotte.

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  18. Fox & Jane Just Cut a Lease For Its Fifth NYC SalonRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | Racked

    Your options for where to get a good haircut just increased by one. The Real Deal reports that Fox and Jane is opening a salon at 288 Atlantic Avenue-a weird intersection where Boerum Hill, Downtown Brooklyn, and Cobble Hill collide.

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  19. NYC's Best Flower Shops for Mother's Day BouquetsRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | Racked

    The pro Mother's Day move is to spend a little planned-out time with the woman who gave you life, whether it's a day at the museum or a well-deserved cocktail hour. But just because you're making a future date your gift doesn't mean you can show up empty-handed come Sunday.

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  20. Meet the Couple Behind Concrete + Water, Williamsburg's 'Gateway to Fashion'Read the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Racked

    Welcome to Better Know a Store Owner, a Racked feature focusing on the people who run our favorite boutiques around the city. In the six months since it opened, Williamsburg's Concrete + Water has cemented itself as the northern bookend to the neighborhood's multi-brand, unisex boutique trio-with Bird at the center, and Swords-Smith holding court in the south.

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