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SOHO—The Paul Smith boutique on Greene Street has turned the tables on voyeuristic shoppers, covering its windows with blinds and letting just one headless mannequin peek out. It's a little bit creepy and a little bit awesome, although as the Storetorialist points out, shop windows hidden by wonky Venetian blinds are nothing new in Manhattan. [The Storetorialist]
NOLITA—Mulberry Street is about to get a World Cup–themed pop-up, reports Bowery Boogie. Play Beautiful launches June 6 and provides (per its Facebook page) "real-time match viewing, live demonstrations by local and international performers, film screenings, private events and an unparalleled retail experience." And they're hiring. [Bowery Boogie; Facebook]