5 Things To Know This AM — Oct 07 2011

Need a trip down memory lane? Here are some gorgeous shots of what the city looked like in the 1960s. (Flavorwire)
Here's another history lesson: take a look at this video to see how 34th street has been transformed over the years. (Fashion Herald)
Parents put a stop to the opening of a gay bar near Public School 111 because "kids don't need exposure to another alcohol establishment." Right, and the earth is flat. (New York Times)
We always thought our city was one of a kind, until now. Bloomingdales recently made a replica of Manhattan in Dubai as part of an exhibit promoting all things New York. (Racked)
US Vogue—based here in NYC, natch— was just named Magazine of the Year at the Ad Age Awards. Party at the Conde Nast building? (Telegraph)

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