Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.
MURRAY HILL—Rejoice, Murray Hill residents: You're just been blessed with your very own Ricky's. A tipster writes: "Ricky's E. 27th to open Monday Dec. 10 12 noon. Was the site of Jennifer convertibles for many years-was briefly a Halloween Ricky's til October 31 and tomorrow becomes a real Ricky's." [Racked Inbox]
MEATPACKING DISTRICT—A Racked correspondent checks in to clarify what, exactly, the MePa Apple Store staff was handing out on Friday evening that sent so many into a frenzy. Apparently everyone in line received a t-shirt and a poster. Some lucky Apple fans won MacBooks or touch iPods. Now the hours-long line makes sense. [RackedWire Inbox]