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First Lower East Side boutique Project No. 8 appeared in Tribeca, then Boerum Hill shop Annie's Blue Ribbon General Store popped up on the Upper West Side, and now Greenpoint's Fred Flare is moving into the Chelsea Market. Stores popping up in other neighborhoods around the city: Officially a trend for holiday 2010.
The Fred Flare pop-up appears this Thursday, December 9 as part of the Jingle Market inside the Meatpacking District foodie mall. Like all things Fred Flare, it will radiate cuteness and treat your bank account with grace and dignity. A mini air hockey table is just $30; an ice cream lamp costs $48. (We do suspect that the giant Gummi Bear on a stick might be overpriced at $12, but as we've never purchased a stick Gummi before, we're unsure of the going rate.) The store runs Monday through Saturday from 10:30am to 7pm and Sunday from 10:30am to 6pm through the day before Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 23.
· Project No.8's Teeny Tiny Tribeca Pop-up [Racked NY]
· Annie's Blue Ribbon Brings Brooklynish Gifts to the UWS [Racked NY]
· Fred Flare [Official Site]