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

    6 hrs ago | 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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  2. Here's Your Chance To Try Pole Dancing For FreeRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  3. Hillary Clinton Leans Into Brooklyn, Buys Two RompersRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | 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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  4. Fox & Jane Just Cut a Lease For Its Fifth NYC SalonRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | 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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  5. NYC's Best Flower Shops for Mother's Day BouquetsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | 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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  6. Meet the Couple Behind Concrete + Water, Williamsburg's 'Gateway to Fashion'Read the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | 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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  7. An Even Cheaper Forever 21 Is Coming to BrooklynRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | Racked

    Forever 21 has done the impossible and created an even cheaper version of their already-extremely-cheap stores. It's called F21 Red, and after debuting in California last year, it's officially coming to NYC in the form of not one, but two outposts in Brooklyn and Queens.

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  8. Your Weekend in Jersey City: Modern Art, Go-Karts, and Beer GardensRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Racked

    We know, we know, you don't "do Jersey." But you're missing out. Jersey City-industrial hub, birthplace of Martha Stewart, and the second-largest city in the state -is in the midst of a mini retail and restaurant boom, thanks to swarms of New Yorkers crossing the Hudson in search of cheaper rent.

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  9. 'No Catcall Zone' Signs Have Been Popping Up in Brooklyn and ManhattanRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Racked

    One of the less fun parts about being a woman in New York is having people constantly yell their opinions at you-which is why these "No Catcall Zone" signs that have popped up around the city are a welcome addition. Brokelyn reports that clothing label Feminist Apparel, in collaboration with the Philly-based Pussy Division have erected at least 50 signs and stickers like the one above on street poles from Manhattan to the Barclays Center and Prospect Park, some of which also say things like "No catcalling any time" and "End street harassment."

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  10. Despite New Homes, NY Fashion Week Shows May Be Scattered as HellRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Racked

    One of the biggest problems that plagued New York Fashion Week attendees in the past is its lack of centrality. Despite tents being headquartered at Lincoln Center , plenty of designers both big and small chose to take their presentations elsewhere-as far out as Brooklyn -leaving editors languishing So when show organizer IMG partnered with Skylight to secure two new homes that each contain two "raw" presentation areas that designers could configure as they please, that put an end to the mad Manhattan dash, right? Wrong.

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  11. Blowout Bars, Nail Salons, Makeup Shops: The Essential New York City Beauty MapRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Racked

    It's that time of year again-the annual Updating of the Beauty 38, Racked New York's highly subjective rundown of the city's best beauty stores, salons, and more. We cast a wide net, and only chose spots at the top of their game, so don't be surprised to find an organic apothecary alongside a hair extension bar or a niche fragrance boutique.

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  12. A Treehouse Grows in Bushwick: How One Couple Transformed Their Studio ApartmentRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Racked

    One-room living is the bane of many New Yorkers' existence, but while some studio-dwellers use a bookcase as a makeshift divider or contemplate installing a Murphy bed, Terri Chiao took one look at her high ceilings and saw treehouse potential. The architect-slash-designer enlisted her art school pals to build two freestanding structures in her Bushwick loft-an enclosed platform, reachable by staircase, and a pitched-roof cabin.

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  13. Benefit Cosmetics's First Brooklyn Store Is Now OpenRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | Racked

    Cobble Hill now has yet another local beauty store to choose from with the recent debut of Benefit Cosmetics's first Brooklyn store . And it's not just a spot to pick up the San Francisco brand's always-popular They're Real mascara or any of their brow tools-the Court Street shop has salon services that includes makeup application, lash tinting, airbrush tans, and waxing pretty much anywhere you need it.

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  14. Hillary Clinton Opens "Brooklyn Cool" Campaign HeadquartersRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Racked

    Though she hasn't officially announced her presidential candidacy, Hillary Clinton appears to already be courting the votes of Brooklynites . Politico reports that the Clintons have signed a deal for two floors at One Pierrepont Plaza in Brooklyn Heights that will house her campaign headquarters.

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  15. Beloved Bird House Salon Makes Its Way Back to BrooklynRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Racked

    After a brief hiatus in Minneapolis, Brooke Hunt is back to keeping Brooklyn well-groomed with the second coming of her unisex hair salon The Bird House . The stylist maintained a well-loved single-chair outpost on Cobble Hill's Court Street as late as 2013, and now local blog Pardon Me for Asking reports that Hunt has reopened in Gowanus.

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  16. Beacon's Closet Celebrates One Year In Greenpoint With Weekend-Long SaleRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Racked

    Recent Broad City subject Beacon's Closet is celebrating one year at their new Greenpoint location with a bevy of weekend-long promo sales: Spend $100 and score $10% off; spend $150 and get 15% off, and spend $200 and get 20% off your entire purchase. Plus, everything with a blue tag is half-off.

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  17. Mapping Out New York City's Best Hair SalonsRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Racked

    When it comes to beauty services, few strike as deep an emotional chord as a hair change, whether you're just trimming off split ends or finally joining the candy-colored pixie movement. To help you decide where that change will take place, we've rounded up 17 of the city's best hair salons, mixing in the high-end big names with budget-friendlier neighborhood-y spots and specialization salons too.

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  18. An Actual Forest Could Be Coming to... Times Square?Read the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Racked

    Times Square, the opposite of nature, could someday be home to a forest-at least if this Kickstarter reaches its goal. Our sister site Curbed NY reports that urban ecologist and botanist Marielle Anzelone has launched a $25,000 Kickstarter campaign entitled PopUp Forest: Times Square that aims to place shipping containers filled with trees, flowers, and soil in the city's most hectic intersection for three months.

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  19. Meet Toast the Dog at Otte This WeekendRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Racked

    Fashion dog and star of Karen Walker's latest eyewear campaign Toast will be at Otte's 1232 Third Avenue outpost on Saturday between 1pm and 2pm. 10% of sales that day will go towards the Humane Society and Friends of Finn, an anti-puppy mill charity, and visitors are encouraged to bring their own furry friends along as well.

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  20. NYC Weddings Are America's Most Expensive, Let's All Go to VegasRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Racked

    Much like real estate, cocktails, and, okay, literally every other thing ever , weddings are pricier in Manhattan . The not-exactly-shocking news that NYC is home to the nation's most expensive weddings comes from The Knot's annual Real Weddings Survey, the results of which were announced yesterday, and include everything from the most popular accent colors to the average gown cost.

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