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Red Hook Ikea Grand Opening: Meanwhile, in the Parking Lot

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While we prep some sweet Ikea Red Hook interior photos for you, shall we turn to the matter of transportation logistics? At present, our field team reports that Beard Street is getting pounded with traffic and that the parking lot is mostly full. People are also arriving by the bus, and boat, load. One matter of procedure that you may want to note (see gallery corroboration): exactly one blue bag's worth of Ikea loot per person is permitted on the Ikea Ferry, which has just completed its maiden voyage to Red Hook.