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In the future, the isle of Manhattan will be nothing but H&Ms and blow dry-only salons: Drybar has just announced that it will be opening its ninth (!) outpost (and its third in Midtown) at Madison Avenue and 39th Street this summer.
The space—2,050 square feet on the ground floor and 1,000 square feet on the mezzanine—will be directly across from that forthcoming Muji flagship and the almost comically giant Charming Charlie, set to open in late May or early June.
Why Drybar? "We received offers from various restaurant concepts for this space," said Mark Tergesen, one of the developers who represented the landlord in the deal, "but Drybar was ultimately selected to complement the high-end liquor shop and gourmet grab-and-go eatery that are also located at the base of 270 Madison Avenue."