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FINANCIAL DISTRICT—A tipster alerts us to the news that the retail space at 30 Broad Street, which was once being eyeballed by Barneys, is going to become a custom suit-maker called MySuit. The chain already has locations in Herald Square and on Madison Avenue. "That corner is coming from far," he writes. "Thee years ago Hermès and Canali were both vacant spaces, the old H&R Block was there at 30 Broad (with a very ugly footbridge connecting 30 Broad to the NYSE), and the entrance to Setai/SHO (now a Michelin-starred restaurant) was a Dunkin Donuts (yes it was!!) The street itself had no cobblestone or cute benches...but the palace of insanities opened (aka 15 Broad) and everything changed." [Racked Inbox; Curbed]
MIDTOWN EAST—Tomorrow for World AIDS Day, Saks is hosting a trunk show for Same Sky, a line of hand-made jewelry by women in Rwanda, from 10am to 7pm. One hundred percent of net profits go to female artisans living with HIV/AIDS, and if you arrive before the Rock Center tree lighting at 5pm, you'll be able to have a glass of champagne with Jeannette Kagame, the First Lady of Rwanda. [Racked Inbox]