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It's been a surreal week over at Ikea in Red Hook: First the store turned itself into a giant crayfish party, and then it was evacuated due to today's earthquake. The ladies behind soon-to-launch Bowery boutique Dagny & Barstow tweeted a photo of bored shoppers milling around in the Ikea parking lot. And @ttraviss reported, "glasses started falling off displays & every1 started screaming and running for the exits." We also heard that Bergdorf was cleared of shoppers, but don't worry: That turns out to be nothing but a rumor.
· Man-Sized Crawdads Appear at Ikea, Frighten Small Children [Racked NY]
· @dagnyandbarstow [Twitter]
· @ttraviss [Racked NY]