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Simon Doonan's New Job, Reconsidered; An Apple for Atlantic Yards?

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EVERYWHERE—Twenty-four hours after the dust has settled, everyone's stopped pretending that Simon Doonan's "promotion" is really a step up. Racked writer Frank Gargione gives Barneys a piece of his mind in today's Love, Frank column over on our sister site, concluding "So help us if this whole 'let's make Barneys viable and profitable' thing turns our favorite department store into a Saks Fifth Avenue." [Racked National; Previously]

PROSPECT HEIGHTS—The Commercial Observer reports that Apple has been chatting with Forest City Ratner about potentially leasing a space at the Atlantic Yards project. "It's the only place in Brooklyn that's super visible, close to trains and about as close as you can get to a 24-hour community in the borough," explains their source, presumably because he's never been there. [CO via Curbed NY]