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MIDTOWN—NewYorkology got a sneak peek at the new Lego store in Rockefeller Center, which soft-opens tomorrow. The text that accompanied the photo above: "Even the Lego Apple 5th Ave store has a line." [NewYorkology/Twitter; Previously]
RED HOOK—Ikea is not happy about the plan to install a four-block bike lane near the Red Hook location. The store maintains that it would be dangerous to have bikers whizzing by its entrance, and at least one member of the Community Board 6 transportation committee claims they got rather "confrontational" about it. [Gothamist]