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UWS—Bad news for uptowners eager for the UWS Scoop outpost to open: There's absolutely nothing going on at the storefront on 67th and Columbus (pictured in its current papered-up state above). A Racked correspondent, who dropped by the space today, reports: "No signs of life whatsoever. And the guy who peddles his wares out front from some card table—no help at all. He said he doesn't see a lot of action there." Sorry. [RackedWire]
LES—Dedicated shopping blogger Eep! Ramblings spotted new Gossip Girl castmember Michelle Trachtenberg at the Dolce Vita shoe sale on Ludlow Street. The report: "She has AH-mazing skin. It's porcelain white, and she was wearing a little blush for color. She must wear spf 1,000 and have an incredible beauty regimen." Also, she "spent $105 on three or four pairs of shoes and one pair of boots." [Eep! Ramblings]