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Mo' Banks: Stick a Fork in North Fork

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Just last week, Racked lamented the unsightly North Fork bank signage that's been touting the chain's arrival at the corner of Bleecker and Thompson Streets for nearly a year. At that time, North Fork confirmed that the eyesore would stay up until the bank opens this summer. But within hours of that confirmation, the site underwent the North Fork to Capital One conversion that's been sweeping New York the past couple of weeks.

Now there is all-new, obnoxious blue Capital One plywood signage at the corner of Bleecker and Thompson Streets, replacing the North Fork wood we've grown to know and love; the North Fork in Union Square has been transformed as well. Say hello to your new banking overlords!

Before Capital One swept the city

· Mo' Banks: Fork Stalls in Village, BoA Announces Itself in the Slope, Capital One Marks Territory [Racked]