And now, the latest from Racked NY, covering shopping and retail from the sidewalks up.
1) Red Hook: How was Ikea's earthquake? According to Racked and tweeting Ikea shoppers, the store was evacuated?after "glasses started falling off displays & every1 started screaming and running for the exits."
2) LES: Before it closed last summer, Orchard Street shop Bblessing blamed neighbor the Orchard Street Hell Building for the slowdown in business. Now, the old Bblessing space is finally getting a new tenant: a hoodie store.
3) NYC: As the tenth anniversary of 9/11 approaches, Racked has a roundup of all the weird items now being sold on Etsy to commemorate the occasion.
· Racked [ny.racked.com]