Halloween, on Perks: 1) VIP access to the infamous Halloween gala at Toshi’s Living Room and Penthouse—with rooftop views and an open bar. 2) Line skipping and gratis drink privileges at Nightmare: Killers2, one of the scariest haunted houses in the city. 3) An exclusive evening of unlimited rare spirits and holiday cocktails. ’Tis the season...
Let the weekend set you free.
We Almost Forgot Sleep No More...
Halloween and Sleep No More: they go together like... two things that go really well together. Anyway, they’re throwing a mummy-themed party (mummy-themed costumes are required). And thanks to UD Perks, you’re taking full advantage of a VIP cocktail bar. Mummies drinking cocktails: a priceless visual.
Up to 75% Off Duckie Brown
The following are indisputable facts:
—Duckie Brown makes some incredibly handsome suits and sweaters.
—Duckie Brown is a funny name.
—You’ve been getting that “incredibly handsome suits and sweaters” itch of late.
—Duckie Brown’s getting you 75% off theirs.
—You should oblige.
Two Big Developments in Oyster Eating
1. The John Dory Oyster Bar now takes reservations. This is glorious. 2. That legendary Maison Premiere post-work oyster situation you could never make it to—you know, the one with a massive list of $1 oysters—well, now it happens on the weekends. Delicious. Bivalve. Justice.
Mamba Brunch at the Lion
Nine out of 10 doctors suggest some form of cha-cha immediately after Bellini consumption. That must be the rationale behind this: the Lion’s serving you brunch while a band by the name of Grupo Irék does Cuban music. (Also, we totally made up that doctor thing.)
What Else Is New
The Week’s Grand Entrances
For the steak-inclined: UES staple TBar has taken its cowboy ribeye game to
For the pinball wizard: Glorietta Baldy’s in Bed-Stuy has pinball and lots of beer into the wee hours.
For the win: A former Daniel barman’s serving duck sausage and bottled gin cocktails in Greenwich Village at Wallflower.
Blue Moon Roofing, David Byrne and Comedy
Flaky Biscuits and Cocktails in Astoria
Dimly Lit Cocktailery in the Bowery
A Glorious Place for Glorious Clothes
Cocktailing and Cubano-ing in Harlem
A Lobster Roof and a Hot Sauce Garden