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MIDTOWN EAST—A dedicated shopper sends word of one Gap to avoid if you're looking to purchase the retailer's new Whitney Biennial t-shirt collection. "Gap at 42nd/3rd has a pathetic selection. They only have 5 of the 13 styles at this store. The Chuck Close one is nice though; it's velvety instead of screenprinted." The shirts are also available online. [RackedWire]
PARK SLOPE—Babeland, one of the city's finest sex shops, will be opening the doors to their Slope outpost very, very soon. From a top-level informant: "Babeland Brooklyn is opening June 3rd at 462 Bergen Street between Flatbush and 5th avenue in Park Slope." Stock up on batteries now. [RackedWire]
CARROLL GARDENS—New Smith Street boutique Epaulet opened just a few weeks ago with a Walter pop-up, but they'll be switching to a new designer within the month. The store's next guest will be Christopher Deane, whose clothes will be available from June 13th through July 13th. [RackedWire]