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CHELSEA—The Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show runs till 8pm tonight and tomorrow at the Metropolitan Pavilion (125 W. 18th Street) and features more than 90 vintage clothing vendors, including local favorites like Amacord and far-flung sellers from across the country. This year, they're also hosting "Not Your Daddy's Jeans: Fashions Influence on Denim," an exhibit of clothing made from the homespun fabric. Admission is $20, but you can get $5 off if you join their VIP list. [Official Site]
EAST VILLAGE—Potential game-changer: Brooklyn's mini-grocery chain Union Market is opening at 240 E. Houston on the corner of Avenue A. Can a comparatively scrappy Brooklyn supermarket compete with nearby behemoth Whole Foods? Rest assured we will be unhealthily obsessed with this question for the foreseeable future. [EV Grieve]