5 Things To Know This AM — Apr 12 2013

Our go-to source for all things awesome, The Cools has officially launched its brand new website. Featuring fashion, design items, and tastemaker interviews, the site is undeniably one to bookmark. (The Cools)
Cole Haan is taking 30% off all purchases in-store and online during it's Friends and Family sale. Use the code "FAMILY30" until April 15 and snag all the bright-soled shoes your hearts desire. (Cole Haan)
Love New York City? Of course you do! Which is why Becky Cooper's new book, Mapping Manhattan: A Love (And Sometimes Hate) Story in Maps by 75 New Yorkers, will serve as the perfect new addition to your bookshelf. Filled with personalized map-memories of New Yorkers including Harvey Fierstein, Yoko Ono, Malcolm Gladwell and many others, this treasure is too beautiful to miss. (Abrams)
There will never be a Hurricane "Sandy" again. The World Meteorological Organization's hurricane committee recently retired the name 'Sandy' from the official list of Atlantic Basin tropical cyclone names. It is the 77th name to ever be retired and will be replaced by 'Sara' starting in 2018. (NPR)
Satisfy your sweet tooth and then some at the upcoming Sugar Factory in the Meatpacking district. Let's just say the menu includes "The Energy Bear", which is a blend of watermelon vodka, 'other spirits', a Red Bull float, and gummie bears. Talk about a sugar high. (Zagat)
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