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RackedWire: A New Coffee Table Book of Old-School Storefronts; Bed-Stuy Clothing Swap

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BROOKLYN HEIGHTS—Attention nostalgists: The Brooklyn Historical Society has extended its photo exhibit of old Brooklyn storefronts—it's now running until March 22. The photographers have also released a book, Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York, with pictures of old-school shops in all five boroughs. [Racked Inbox]

BED-STUY—This Sunday, bring your rarely-worn clothes to the Macon Library for a neighborhood-wide clothing swap. If the promise of free clothes alone doesn't intrigue you, let the Bed-Stuy blog make its case: "Clothes swapping combines ethical shopping, bargain hunting and social networking. Clothing swaps are an excellent, eco-friendly way to keep clothing circulating through the community and extending their usefulness and lifetime." Also: Free clothes. The event starts at noon at 361 Lewis Ave at Macon Street. [Bed-Stuy Blog]