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by Rachelle Hruska · February 24, 2009

Despite the economic crisis we are in, rich people got together and managed to find $264 million dollars to spend on the private collection of Yves Saint Laurent on opening night. Because "everyone's looking for a good Matisse these days" right? [NYTimes]

Giorgio Armani opened his newest Armani Ristorante yesterday atop his new flagship 5th avenue store. "And this is no simple cafeteria. Dude has a Nobu in his Milan flagship, so he realized it's only fair we get a serious upscale restaurant of our own." [Eater]

Is the Huffington Post really serious about going local?  We all thought Arianna was loco after that statement, and yet, she seems to be following through.  Talks surface of an Outside.in buy. [Gawker]

Forget Slumdog Millionaire, you've been missing out on a wealth of Bollywood movies.  Here are the five essential classics that any burgeoning Bollywood fan must see! [The Daily Beast]

According to the stock market, we're back in 1997 again "Wait was so bad about 1997? We had Spice Girls, the "Yo Guiero Taco Bell" Chihuahua, and Titanic. 1997 ruled!" [Intel]