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

    Wednesday Apr 15 | 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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  2. Despite New Homes, NY Fashion Week Shows May Be Scattered as HellRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | 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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  3. Blowout Bars, Nail Salons, Makeup Shops: The Essential New York City Beauty MapRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | 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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  4. A Treehouse Grows in Bushwick: How One Couple Transformed Their Studio ApartmentRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | 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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  5. Benefit Cosmetics's First Brooklyn Store Is Now OpenRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | 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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  6. Hillary Clinton Opens "Brooklyn Cool" Campaign HeadquartersRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | 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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  7. Beloved Bird House Salon Makes Its Way Back to BrooklynRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | 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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  8. Beacon's Closet Celebrates One Year In Greenpoint With Weekend-Long SaleRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | 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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  9. Mapping Out New York City's Best Hair SalonsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. New York City's 38 Essential Home Goods and Furniture StoresRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Racked

    Most New Yorkers live in teeny tiny apartments with the majority of their possessions on display at all times, which makes decorating decisions-from which dish towels to hang from the stove handle to how many shelves can be squeezed into an alcove-all the more important. Fortunately, there's no shortage of NYC stores to help you spruce up your place, whether you're looking to organize, inject some personality, or do a complete dA cor overhaul.

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  14. Amazon Prime Finally Delivers To BrooklynRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Racked

    Brooklyn residents may finally order Amazon items and get them, like, right now, thanks to Amazon Prime Now, the grammatically confusing but aptly titled service that immediately delivers anything you could possibly want, all for a $7.99 fee. Brooklyn Heights Blog noticed that the app, which used to only be available with Manhattan zip codes, now includes Dumbo, Brooklyn Heights, Downtown Brooklyn, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Park Slope, and Prospect Heights, meaning Brooklynites will no longer be forced to have items delivered to their Manhattan offices and lug them home.

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  15. Catbird Caught on Fire Today, Made Adorable Sign About ItRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Racked

    Terrible news! Your favorite indie jewelry store and stacking ring heaven Catbird caught fire this morning. An announcement on NYC Scanner at noon indicated that the store's basement was on fire and that the FDNY was using "all hands" to put it out: RT @NYSCanner #Brooklyn : Box124 at 219 Bedford Ave FDNY using all hands for a fire in the basement of a private dwelling.

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  16. New York's Best Yoga Studio Intro Deals, By the NumbersRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Racked

    Welcome to Workout Wednesday: every hump-day, we'll be rounding up some of the city's hottest fitness trends and studios. It's no secret that if you're looking to get a good fitness deal in New York City, you have to be willing to be a little flexible in where you go.

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  17. A Wellness Book Launch at Story and More Fashion Events This WeekRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Racked

    This week in NYC: the S.W. Basics founder talks skincare, a spin class for a cause, a book sale at MoMA, and a clothing drive at Uniqlo. CHELSEA- Simplify your skincare routine at Story tomorrow night with S.W. Basics as the Brooklyn-based brand celebrates the launch of its new book, Skin Cleanse .

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  18. Where to Shop on Valentine's Day in New York CityRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Racked

    Regardless of your relationship status, it's impossible not to have plans on Valentine's Day when you live in New York City. Case in point? All of the boutiques that are offering discounts, drinks, and fun extras tomorrow.

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  19. From Cowhides to Kilims: Where to Shop for Rugs in New York CityRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Racked

    Forget painting walls or rearranging furniture, rolling out a new rug is the easiest way to transform a space. That's why we rounded up the best New York City stores for carpet shopping, whether you're after a shaggy Beni Ourain rug, a traditional Persian style, or a patterned flatweave.

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  20. Eight Fashion Events Not to Miss This WeekRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Racked

    Flowers & jewelry at Erica Weiner, a girl's day out in Bushwick, and more fashion-person events in NYC this week. BOERUM HILL- If anything screams "Valentine's Day," it's floral bouquets paired with indie jewelry -which is why Saturday at Erica Weiner sounds like the V-Day of our dreams.

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