5 Things To Know This AM — Apr 05 2013

If you've ever read any of rapper Riff Raff's tweets, you know they're nothing short of entertaining. Now, seems he's teamed up with director-of-the-moment Harmony Korine to create a book of tweets. Let the anticipation begin. (Animal)
There's a brand new pub in town, and we're huge fans. BKLYNR is dedicated to telling the under-the-radar story of the borough, and the very first issue is out today — grab a copy and read an in-depth tale about borough President Marty Markowitz. (BKLYNR)
The Daily Meal's new list of the country's best coffee shops is out, and there's plenty of Big Apple representation. Can you guess which brewhouses made the mark? (The Daily Meal)
Calling all designer duds lovers! Project No. 8 is hosting a sample sale next Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13, with labels like Dries Van Noten marked down up to 75% off. Head to 38 Orchard Street to stock up. (Project No. 8)
Looking for an iPad case that looks good and gives back? We've got our eyes on the brand-new collection from Krochet Kids International, which helps create sustainable economies in developing areas. (Krochet Kids International)

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