This week, Perks is revolutionizing your Sunday with a game-day brunch of steak, eggs, dessert, coffee and a Bloody Mary—all for $20—at Dylan Prime. Plus, 30% off your next six-pack of lobster rolls and whoopie pies from Hancock Gourmet Lobster Company. Because we know you only order lobster rolls in six-packs.
Things to do for September 23, 2010
Cracking Oysters, Street Boxing and Jimi Hendrix
The weekend was born to run.
Rum and Shine at The Hurricane Club
Among the many dark chambers inside new Polynesian tiki lounge The Hurricane Club, our favorite is the subterranean fountain of rum, flowing before a pair of shoe-shine chairs. The concept is simple—take a seat, have a personal bottle filled from the fountain and then sip as your shoes are shined. All shoe-shine booths should come with rum fountains.
Famous People’s Stuff
James Dean’s silver ID bracelet. Elizabeth Taylor’s dress from National Velvet. The blankets from JFK’s presidential limo. Elvis Presley’s last peanut butter and bacon sandwich. They’re all up for auction Friday. Buy them all and you’re looking at the most authentic Halloween costume in the nation.
Montreal Smoked Brisket at Le Pescadeux
You know this joint for its grilled octopus and pike fish gnocchi. But beyond the seafood is a tender Montreal brisket, richly smoked for hours over maple wood chips, that begs for the company of a certain Kentucky classic that also happens to be aged in wood. No, not a Louisville Slugger.
Cricket-Eating and Model-Gawking
You’ve got half-naked models prowling the streets. You’ve got grown men eating insects like crickets for sport. You’ve got boxers from Gleason’s Gym rumbling. All in the name of a giant weekend-long art festival throughout the streets of Dumbo. Whoever said art is dead may have been talking about baked crickets.
Double Oyster Fests Take Manhattan
It’s a bivalve Saturday, with both the Grand Central Oyster Bar and Stone Street’s Ulysses hosting daylong tastings, cooking demos, live music and oyster beer pairings. Because the only thing better than one oyster festival...
Rock and Roll Will Never Die
The name Gered Mankowitz might not have the cachet of Jimi Hendrix, but on Saturday he’s at the Morrison Hotel Gallery, showing off photos he took of the iconic rock star in the ’60s. Think of it as the Gered Mankowitz Experience. Actually, don’t...