LOWER MANHATTAN

J and R JR. STORE OPENS

Alliance for Downtown New York President Elizabeth Berger joined J and R Co-CEOs Joe and Rachelle Friedman and their son, J and R Executive Vice President Jason Friedman, to celebrate the launch of the new J and R Jr. store this Monday, Feb. 13. The new location, conceived of by Jason Friedman, is a 15,000-square-foot space catering to children up to 9 years old, with hundreds of items including GPS-equipped strollers, car seats and kid-friendly laptops and iPads.