1.) Meatpacking District: Racked goes inside the newest Manhattan Sephora in MePa—not the biggest or flagshippiest, but definitely the blingiest, with LED displays, touch-screen computers, and glossy black shelving covering every surface.
2.) East Village: The fate of indie stalwart St. Mark's Bookshop hangs in the balance as the owners meet with Cooper Union about a possible rent reduction, down from the $20K/month they are currently paying. The landlords are considering the matter.
3.) Flatiron: Lauren Santo Domingo's Vogue-approved loft makes the style blog rounds again, this time on Coveteur. Big ups to the Lego bulldog.