5 Things To Know This AM — Oct 06 2011

This scale model of central park is made out of real, living plants. We wonder if there are also scale models of people walking their dogs, having nookie in the bushes, and passed out on park benches inside of it as well. (PSFK)
The only thing more exciting about the Marimekko flagship opening this weekend is the fact that it's opening right next to Eatily. Looks like we're going to be a lot heavier and a lot poorer by Monday morning. (New York Times)
Experts predict that we're in for a "brutally cold" winter, but without as much snow and ice as last year. Hooray? (Gothamist)
What do you do on the tuxedo's 150th birthday? Have a party in Tuxedo Park, New York, of course. (WWD)
Whether you think New Yorkers are dandy, dapper, or dirty looking, we're not surprised our fair city took eight out of 29 spots in Esquire's Best Stores in America for Men list. (Esquire)