New York City Marathon Cancellation Brings Ironic Good News For Some

The ING New York City Marathon-that-wasn’t had something of an ironic impact on the city’s luckier retailers.

There’s no question that those hit heavily by the storm have a long road ahead, especially Downtown, where many stores closed for days and others remain closed and damaged.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg finally called the storied Marathon off on Saturday, but not before many of the 47,000 registered Marathon runners were already in the city for the race planned for Sunday.
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