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Fashion Week Prepares to Wreak Havoc on Lincoln Center

The tents under construction last September
The tents under construction last September

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Fashion Week doesn't begin for another ten days, but it's already making life difficult on the Upper West Side. DNAinfo reports that IMG, which throws the big bi-annual clothes party, sent a letter to locals warning them to expect traffic problems through March 1. (The shows end February 17, but it takes time to break down the runways and surrounding structures.) In the letter, IMG promised to be "as subtle as possible," but Fashion Week has never been known for its subtlety. Locals do get at least one perk, though: IMG's security guards will act as doormen for everyone on W. 62nd between Amsterdam and Columbus, which IMG expects to close to traffic occasionally during the next few weeks.
· Fashion Week Already Sewing Up Streets Around Lincoln Center [DNAinfo]

Lincoln Center

Columbus Avenue and W. 62nd Street, New York NY