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‘Ugly Betty’ Watch Begins!

America and friends come to Dumbo, Betsey Johnson sells her Village penthouse and moves uptown, and the hipsters still haven't taken over the Giglio Feast in W'burg. That and more in our daily boroughs report!

The High Line: Now With Seating!

The old Domino Sugar plant keeps its cool sign, the Village likely loses a theater save its façade, and the High Line gains its first bench! More wins and losses in today's boroughs report.

Queens: Hollywood East?

What has today's boroughs report got for you? A rash of stabbings in Billyburg, expanding movie studios in Astoria and Long Island City, and much (well, a bit) more!

Tory Burch Goes Hipster?

The recent CFDA award winner has hired Paris-based hipster company Surface 2 Air as creative consultants.

Fort Greene Is Too Cool for Us :(

Is Williamsburg "just like" a college campus? Is Fort Greene "too cool" for its own good? Will the sex-toy shop in Park Slope really be "tasteful" and "mom oriented"? And can we ever get enough of scare quotes? "Find out" in today's "boroughs report."

Scarlett Johansson Will Lay Her Head in Sutton Place

ScarJo buys a Sutton Place postwar, Billyburg and Greenpoint wait for their parks, and guilty liberal Slopies' rage toward Greenpeace panhandlers finally boils over. That and more in today's boroughs report.

This Weekend on Governors Island, Avoid the Steaming Divot

There's a lot of weird news in our boroughs report today: Tony Soprano's maid is evicted from Williamsburg, Alex Hamilton's house is afloat in Harlem, and possible sex hotels are cropping up in Gowanus! Click through for all the oddacity!