1.) Chelsea: The IHOPalypse is near. The pancake house will be opening at the Limelight church-turned-nightclub-turned mall in its $4 million relaunch.
2.) Financial District: As controversial as always, Kanye West showed up to check out the Occupy Wall Street protest... wearing a major fashion label's $355 shirt.
3.) Meatpacking District: Next door to the visual cacophony that is the MePa Sephora, the beauty brand is launching a "sensorium" for smells including something called "Sausage Glass" that smells like biscuits and bacon.
· Racked NY [ny.racked.com]