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Now Open: Artists Giving it Away at Fidi Free Store

Photos via the NYP

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'No one has any money now', says one of the two artists behind the Free Store, a new Financial District shop where goods can be had by bartering. One of their early customers was a financial analyst, who "snagged a book, corkscrew and notebook, and donated his mother's vintage dress in return." Hey man, leave some merchandise for the rest of us poors.
· This Store's Free For All [NYP]
· Artists set up 'Free Store' in NYC [AP/amNY]