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Week In Review: Starbucks Disses LIC, Dunkin' and the 'Bux Battle in Harlem, Rogan Joins the Party on the Bowery and More

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Before you start your weekend, check out a quick rundown of the top Racked stories of the past five days.

1) Long Island City: The neighborhood that could became the neighborhood that couldn't when Starbucks decided against an LIC outpost.

2) Harlem: Meanwhile, over in Harlem coffee chains are duking it out for retail space.

3) Bowery: The news broke that designer Rogan is planning a Bowery boutique.

4) Soho: Hawaii-based boutique Aloha Rag's first NYC store is looking a bit ragged, but that March opening may still come to pass.

5) Cobble Hill: Brooklyn's very first Urban Outfitters opened. It was spectacular.

6) Soho: Paul Smith had a sale and everyone showed up.

7) Noho: Samples for (eco)mpassion descended into Caravan's old space.

Aloha Rag

505 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013 (212) 925-0882 Visit Website


330 Bowery, New York, NY 10012 646 827 7567

Urban Outfitters

521 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10175-0003 212 867 4107 Visit Website