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Union Square's Virgin Building Nearly Full; Holiday Market Launches

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UNION SQUARE—Right now on 14th Street, there's a clock counting down the minutes until the final business in the former Virgin Megastore space is officially open. You can't tell from the photo, but there are blue stock-ticker–style numbers scrolling over the time display. What thrilling new business is being announced in this high-tech fashion? What forward-thinking company is arriving to rock the world of Union Square in just 10 and a half days? It's...a Citibank. Insert sad trombone noise here. [RackedWire]

UNION SQUARE—More exciting is the arrival of the square's Holiday Market, which opened today. A few photos after the jump. [RackedWire]