And now, the latest from Racked NY, covering shopping and retail from the sidewalks up.
1) West Village: Australian skincare brand Aesop opened a new boutique on Bleecker Street.
2) Upper East Side: Artist waterproofs her apartment at the Stanhope Hotel after being sued for leaving her bath water running three times, causing damage in the apartment downstairs.
3) New York City: It's time for the 2012 Racked Awards! Start voting.