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GREENWICH VILLAGE—Last week, we heard Patricia Field explain how she got her start in NYC, and now, here's another video documenting what her original store looked like in the mid-80s. What to expect: Crazy fixtures, a rouge puppy, lots of people trying on coats and hats in the mirror, and Pat's platinum blonde pixie cut. If you were just a kid in the suburbs when this video was shot, here's what you were missing. [JVNY]
VINEGAR HILL—Given the current state of most independent bookstores, would you be surprised to hear that one is actually opening, instead of closing? Tomorrow, sci-fi bookshop Singularity & Co. will open on Bridge Street with a party that includes sci-fi movies, competitive cosplay, trivia, and more. The party starts at 7pm and costume awards will be handed out at 9:30pm, during all of which "serious geeking will transpire." [Tor.com]