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Garment District

  1. Fashion Says No to Brooklyn As Garment District Faces RezoningThe midtown Garment District may start looking very different.
  2. Openings
    The Skylark Rooftop Bar Opens in the Garment DistrictThe rooftop-bar season needn’t end after Labor Day.
  3. fashion week preview
    Garment District Heroes: Meet the People Who Make Fashion Week HappenThese garment-district workers make a big behind-the-scenes impact on NYFW.
  4. garment district drama
    Tim Gunn Says the Death of the Garment District Has Been Greatly ExaggeratedBut he still wishes more designers knew how to freakin’ sew.
  5. walk-through
    Walk-Through: Garment District Gadget LoftThis 3,200-square-foot two-bedroom can be a three-bedroom with just the slide of a few walls!
  6. neighborhood watch
    Garment District Performance Space Zipper Factory ClosingOur little bohemian bubble is deflating on us. Waaah.
  7. Openings
    Stitch Owners Open Houndstooth Pub, Snow Patrol Lends Rock CredThe Spotted Pig it ain’t, but hey, it’s a new burger-and-beer option in the garment district.
  8. neighborhood watch
    Edgar Allen Poe’s House to Get More RavenlikeIt’s July, which comes in like a candy-bearing Park Slope kiddie Evangelist! Or a rappeling, stalking obsessive UWS construction worker! Or a long-dead writer whose Bronx getaway’s getting a face-lift! Or … well … just read today’s boroughs roundup!
  9. run through
    How a Pair of Pants Goes From $50 to $800A garment factory in New York might charge a fashion house like Marc Jacobs $50 for a pair of pants that later retails for $800. But that doesn’t mean you should feel cheated!
  10. the morning line
    Viva Sullivan County • Governor Spitzer has approved a “Las Vegas-style” gambling den in the Catskills. The Mohawk tribe will run it, despite the casino being 400 miles away from its reservation, and the state will get a 25 percent cut. That is, if environmentalists and the U.S. Secretary of the Interior get on board. [NYT] • Call us twisted, but we love watching JetBlue continue to flagellate itself over last week’s stranding of its JFK passengers; the CEO of the formerly cuddly airline is scripting a my-bad TV ad and proposing a “customer bill of rights” that will financially penalize JetBlue for such things. [NYDN] • The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office seems eager to reinvent itself as a telenovela. An ADA was suspended for allegedly passing witness info to her boyfriend, a defense attorney; that’s one day after a female investigator was accused of a dalliance with a jailed mobster. How soon before evil twins show up? [NYP] • Next up for Bloombergian rezoning: the Garment Center. Crain’s predicts “a flurry of buying and selling.” Luxury condos? Actually, no, just newer and better offices. Whew. [Crain’s] • And you can always rely on the City Council for an offbeat ordinance proposal. Today, the honor goes to Councilman Simcha Felder, who wants warning labels on coffee. [amNY]