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Week In Review: Scoop Gets Waterlogged, Bowery & Vine Uncorked on the LES, Starbucks Baristas Labor in the EVill and More

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Before you head out on this oh-so-pleasant Saturday morning, why don't you take a moment to peruse the top Racked stories of the past week?

1) Meatpacking District: A few of Scoop's many MePa shops remain shuttered due to damage caused by a burst water pipe. Luckily, there are so many other Scoop boutiques in this city.

2) Bowery: Wine and liquor shop Bowery & Vine settled in to a massive new space right next door to Bowery Whole Foods and its beer store. Booze for everyone!

3) East Village: Starbucks baristas are forced to clean graffiti off of the exterior of their shop. Why? We'll never know.

4) Chelsea: Hermès had their once-yearly sample sale. It was a rainy and tedious experience, and everything was still expensive.

5) West Village: Bleecker Street newcomer Sunglass Hut celebrated their grand opening the only way they knew how: with Terra Chips and balloons.

6) Soho: Swedish brand Acne also opened a new store, albeit in a much more low-key, cooler-than-thou manner than Sunglass Hut.

7) Noho: The old Tower Records Space lands a new tenant: cheapo chain Steve & Barry's. Great?

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