NEW YORK — The International Council of Shopping Centers' 2007 New York National Conference and Deal Making lived up to its name despite the troubling economic news that's been affecting other regions of the country.
"What was surprising was that business was booming," said Lisa Rosenthal, a broker at Ripco Real Estate. "Deals were getting done. It was bigger than last year in terms of attendance and there were more booths than last year. The economy is precarious in other parts of the country, but rents are getting higher here."
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"