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  1. Target Is Taking Over the Only Bookstore in a Queens NeighborhoodRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Racked

    It looks like a petition wasn't enough. Despite Forest Hills's residents plea to keep its Barnes & Noble-the neighborhood's only bookstore since 1995-the chain has decided to not renew its lease when it expires at the end of this year.

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  2. Could Macy's Shrink Its Herald Square Flagship, Too?Read the original story

    Yesterday | Racked

    Earlier this month, Macy's unveiled a big shake-up for its beleaguered Downtown Brooklyn store, which includes compressing the sale space down from nine floors to five and selling off the upper levels as office space. And as the department store plans to spin off its real estate holdings into a separate company, some are saying that the Herald Square flagship would benefit from a similar plan.

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  3. New York City's Best Stores to Shop on a BudgetRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Racked

    If you happened to one day be granted an unlimited bank account, you probably already know where you'd shop, right down to the exact floor of Bergdorf's. Alas, few of us are that lucky, making a massive chunk of NYC stores firmly relegated to the "window shopping-only" zone.

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  4. Macy's in Downtown Brooklyn Is Going to Seriously ShrinkRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Racked

    After more than a year of wondering what Macy's would do with its Downtown Brooklyn flagship, we finally have answers. Crain's New York reports that the department store chain has sold the top five floors of its Fulton Street building to real estate developer Tishman Speyer for $170 million, for which $100 million will go toward renovations on the remaining floors, including the basement level, over the next three years.

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  5. Uber Will Return Your Online Shopping Mistakes, Drunken or OtherwiseRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Racked

    Fact: All of the absolute worst places in the world are post offices. And starting today, Uber wants to make sure you never, ever, have to step foot in one again-well, at least through September.

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  6. NYC's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #4: Ashley Derosena, Concrete FitnessRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Racked

    Welcome back to our Hottest Trainer competition: our search for NYC's most talented fitness instructor! Over the next two weeks we'll be profiling 16 of the city's top workout pros before you get to vote for your favorites. Looking at the photos above, you wouldn't ever think that 32-year-old Ashley Derosena would have ever been described as "skinny."

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  7. Where to Party All Weekend, Starting Right NowRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Racked

    Between 5pm and 8pm tonight, check out the new shoes and music from DJs Jubilee and Jasmine Solano . And on Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm, enjoy complimentary sodas from Brooklyn Soda Works while shopping.

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  8. The Best Street Style From Brooklyn's Full Moon FestRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | Racked

    Crop tops and flash tattoos were the unofficial dress code of Full Moon Fest , which pleased plenty of Brooklyn residents this year with its move to Bushwick .

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  9. 12 Luggage Stores to Shop Before Your Next VacationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Racked

    You're going on vacation-yay! But now comes the sucky part: packing. Whether you're looking for a simple pouch to stash your travel beauty essentials or an entire set of suitcases , these are the stores to hit up long before you hit the airport.

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  10. Ralph Lauren Is Opening Near J. Crew in WilliamsburgRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | Racked

    It was only a matter of time before Ralph Lauren decided it had had enough of the equestrian painting-appreciating, $400-glasses-of-cognac-drinking denizens of Midtown and fixed its eyes across the river. And where do the big fancy brands go when they want to come to Brooklyn? Williamsburg, of course! Two separate tipsters tell us that Ralph Lauren is opening a store on North 3rd Street and Wythe Avenue, just one block south of J. Crew in the old home of shoe shop BK Soula.

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  11. Organic Beauty Favorite Rituals Cosmetics Expands Into BrooklynRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | Racked

    Rituals Cosmetics is spreading its reach in New York City. The Amsterdam-based brand that carries some of the best organic beauty products opens the doors to its first Brooklyn shop today in Cobble Hill, following last year's Columbus Avenue opening .

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  12. Bravo's Show About Hot NYC Trainers Looks Freaking AmazingRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2015 | Racked

    Television already has its fair share of hip young Brooklynites , people pretending to be hip young Brooklynites , and the current favorite: out-of-touch Upper East Side moms . What doesn't it have? Hot, ripped personal trainers who yell things like, "I want you to touch the fucking SKY."

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  13. Trader Joe's Is Finally Coming to Williamsburg, But Will There Be a Wine Shop?Read the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | Racked

    You would be forgiven for assuming that Williamsburg had already been blessed with a Trader Joe's, considering the fact that it now has a Starbucks, a Dunkin' Donuts, and a J. Crew, soon to be joined by a Whole Foods and an Apple Store. But that would be false, as news broke today that the neighborhood will be getting a Trader Joe's of its very own.

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

    Jun 30, 2015 | 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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  15. Brooklyn Boutique Bird's First Collection Is Full of Gloriously Shapeless DressesRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | 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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  16. Jacadi Is Bringing Fancy French Kid's Clothing to BrooklynRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | 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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  17. A Marc by Marc Jacobs Mobile Shop Will Roll Into Brooklyn This WeekendRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | 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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  18. Consignment Shop 2nd Time Around Will Add at Least Six Manhattan StoresRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | 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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  19. Meet the Brooklyn Studio Owner Who's All About Summertime Hot YogaRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | 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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  20. Brooklyn Boulders' Forthcoming Manhattan Location to Resemble 'Bat Cave'Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | 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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