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PARK SLOPE—Got NYE plans yet? Brooklyn "style collective" The Block Association is now taking RSVPs for their fashion- and casino-themed bash at the 3-floor UltraViolet club. Suggested attire is "fashionable elegant" and in addition to the obligatory champagne toast, they'll be giving away prizes sourced from Brooklyn boutiques. Advance tickets are $30 each, available here. [Racked Inbox]
EVERYWHERE— $1 Billion Dollars. That's how much the blizzard disruption is estimated to have cost retailers all along the east coast. Dr. Evil would be proud. [CNN]