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Major Letdown: Blue & Cream's Bad Bowery Recline

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When word leaked from Hamptons-cum-Bowery fashion retailer Blue & Cream last month that they'd applied for a permit to have beach chairs out front of the store on the sidewalk this summer, we felt happy. Visions of Saturday afternoons, Pimm's Cup in hand, reclining on The Bowery in a fabulous lounge creation, danced in our heads.

And then, late last week, we came across the harsh reality of how the situation's actually playing out (above right). Guess we'll shell out for that Napeague share after all.
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