"A Pod of One’s Own"–These tanning bed-like hotel rooms have been the rage in Japan for a few years now. But now that nightly rates are skyrocketing in Europe and the U.S., pod hotels are finally making their way to the west. Just what a traveler wants after a long flight… a nap in a claustrophobic, enclosed space. [WSJ]
Despite the dozens of hulking condos and self-consciously bohemian cafes, Williamsburg is still a pretty low-rent neighborhood–metaphorically at least. [Gawker]
Though you’d never guess it from the graffiti. [Curbed]
Is gefilte fish the new sushi? [NY Times]
The Manhattan commercial broker whose Harlequin romance novel hairdo propelled him to fame has shorn his long locks. [TRD]
The city’s fast food restaurants need to post calorie counts by Monday, so go ahead and indulge before you are really aware of the cost. [amNY]
Tommy Hilfiger may be eyeing retail space in the Plaza. [Chic Report]
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