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CHELSEA—Writes a tipster: "Unable to find a long-term tenant for its retail space at the corner of 22nd and 8th, the Gem hotel, back in January, rented the windows for a Ru Paul billboard. Now there is a pop-up store in there, also obviously targeting the gay male population of the neighborhood. Can I get a woof?" That's a Rufskin pun, right? [Racked Inbox]
MIDTOWN WEST—Good news for anyone still traumatized by last week's Cynthia Steffe sale: After Sugar Rock Catwalk tweeted that the sample sale was overrun with eBay hoarders from Great Neck (for real), Steffe's PR responded. We quote: "@SugrRockCatwalk You're right, very not cool. Certain people will not be admitted to the next sale." [Previously; Twitter]