You got to hand it to Friends of the High Line
, they are slowly (but surely) saving the Meatpacking District from itself. Now with the expansion, there's new art installations and an endless line of the city's best food trucks. The trickle-down effect also includes beauty: the prolific perfumer Bond No. 9
has set up shop on Washington Street, right across from the Standard Hotel. Their new satellite store opens this Saturday, and will offer the company's full line of fragrances, candles, soaps, and, of course, the scent they dedicated to the historic elevated railway -- a super-subtle blend of breezy, grassy, floral-y notes, that couldn't be more spot-on.