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Ikea Camper's Diary: The Press Arrives

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Ikea, the retail chain that will certainly change the face of sleepy Red Hook, is opening in two day's time. As fans camp out underneath the store in wait, The Life Vicarious scribe Adam Robb, who's fifth in line, is blogging for Racked from the scene.


Gersh Kuntzman (in blue) prepping his next podcast for The Brooklyn Paper

The press has arrived. amNY, Brooklyn Paper and Channel 12 first on the scene. Once it became clear there were no showers, no more than ten minute breaks and the giveaway was Wednesday—not today—the line dropped down again. Still time for about twenty people now to get couches!
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