1.) Boerum Hill: This year's Atlantic Antic street festival adds big-box in with the local with booths by Uniqlo and Yelp.
2.) Meatpacking District: Forthcoming high-end retailer Dagny & Barstow tells a tale of construction permit woe; the owners originally planned a space on the Bowery with community board approval, but alas, building in New York is a nightmare.
3.) Greenwich Village: Watch out for two-wheeled men in tweed as Rugby Ralph Lauren organizes its annual Tweed Run, a group ride from University Place to Brooklyn.