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MIDTOWN EAST—When department store Bloomingdales tries to market to men, the results are interesting. Their newest ploy: spend $150 or more on French Connection men's clothing and they'll give you a pair of tickets to an advance screening of Transformers. [Racked Inbox]
BROOKLYN— A report recently released by a real estate investment service predicts a population surge for the borough, followed by extensive retail growth. Also, expect rents in the borough to keep going up. Can you believe that? [Crain's]