Racked has the scoop that the former Tower Records retail space on East 4th Street and Broadway is transforming into a temporary Toys 'R' Us outlet. Looking at the above photo, taken earlier today on Broadway, we're inclined to see the gentleman in the blue t-shirt looking back over his shoulder not only at the new store, but at his—and our—departed youth. Suffer our genial spirits to decay, etc. Vornado, thou hath slain us once again.
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