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VF's Best Dressed List; Toys "R" Us Pops Up in Downtown Brooklyn

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EVERYWHEREVanity Fair's 2010 International Best Dressed List is out today and amongst politicos, European royals, Hollywood stars and heads of industry, New Yorkers seriously represent on the list. The local honorees include September cover girl Lady Gaga, Alec Baldwin, Vogue Style Director Alexandra Kotur, Georgina Chapman and beautiful couple Ed Burns and Christy Turlington. The slideshow of 45 honorees also includes fun tidbits like Brian Williams' favorite item of clothing: "Old Village Fire Company windbreaker (my own), circa 1977." [Vanity Fair]

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN—Parents and gift-giving aunties and uncles can get a jump on holiday shopping when a Toys "R" Us pop-up opens up on Jay Street this month. The seasonal pop-up will fill the empty Sid's Hardware Store location in the hopes of capturing the existing foot traffic. The so-called "seasonal" pop-up will operate through the holiday season and save neighborhood shoppers from the overwhelming Times Square Toys "R" Us experience. [The Brooklyn Paper]

Toys "R" Us Pop-Up

345 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY