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GARMENT DISTRICT—A tipster snapped the photo above at 37th Street between Seventh and Eighth and sent it in with a note calling it the sign of the week. We don't disagree. [Racked Inbox]
UPPER WEST SIDE—Writes a reader, "My question about the new Whole Foods on Columbus is do they have a cafe area where people can get something from the salad or hot food bar and have a place to eat?" As a matter of fact, they do. The mezzanine we described at the back of the ground floor, behind the registers, will be set up as a café once the store is opened. There will also be a coffee bar by the registers. [RackedWire]