This week’s Column takes you to the ever changing and fascinating Meatpacking District. Mepa and the Village have many new stores with all sorts of merchandise. Stores are welcoming shoppers and the streets are lively. The New Year is here, and the boutiques are full of new merchandise. Shopping tours in New York will make it fun to shop here. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.