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2) Midtown East: Department store Lord & Taylor got all flowery.
3) Midtown West: Ladies were throwing elbows at the Calypso sample sale in the Garment District.
4) Jackson Heights: The Jackson Heights community didn't exactly embrace the new Starbucks that's opened in the 'hood.
5) East Village: The John Varvatos boutique and its strange Statue of Liberty model rising in the former CBGB's storefront at 315 Bowery was almost revealed.