And now, the latest from Racked NY, shopping and retail from the sidewalks up.
1) Columbus Circle: Everyone's favorite notebook purveyor, Moleskine, opened it's first ever brick-and-mortar store in the Time Warner Center.
2) Downtown Brooklyn: The Fulton Street Mall got a little sparklier this week with the opening of Swarovski Crystal.
3) Midtown East: Lord & Taylor is adding a new space called "The Room." It's designated for designer ready-to-wear and accessories.