Things to do for January 21, 2011

The Weekender

Debbie Gibson, Winter Sangria and Coal-Oven Pizza

The weekend wins on the road.

Friday
A Café with a Dark Secret
NATURAL SELECTION

A Café with a Dark Secret

Much like history, secret boiler room party scenes will typically repeat themselves. Case in point: what’s happening right now at Café Select. The city’s foremost Swiss-operated back room is back. Complete with a fresh coat of neutral paint and the same party-till-whenever attitude...

Now reopen, Thu-Sat, starting at 11pm, Café Select, 212 Lafayette St, 212-925-9322

Saturday
A Duet of ’80s Powerhouses
TOTALLY ’80S

A Duet of ’80s Powerhouses

Once upon a time, Tiffany and Debbie Gibson were two of the biggest pop icons on the planet. That time: not now. Regardless, this one-night-only duet may still be a watershed musical moment. Either that, or the easiest Where Are They Now story ever.

Sunday
An Unlimited Supply of Winter Sangria
HOTEL SERVICE

An Unlimited Supply of Winter Sangria

Winter has a tendency to bring out your most basic animal instincts. Hunting. Hibernating. Hoarding. The last of which you’ll take care of at Hotel Griffou, where they’ve now added a bottomless Winter Sangria option to brunch. Start stockpiling for spring immediately.

Sundays, 1-5:30pm, Hotel Griffou, 21 W 9th St, 212-358-0228

Monday
Grimaldi’s Comes to Limelight
PIE LIGHT

Grimaldi’s Comes to Limelight

You probably should’ve seen this one coming. Place of worship becomes sin-filled nightclub. Sin-filled nightclub becomes trendy upscale marketplace. Trendy upscale marketplace becomes landmark coal-oven pizzeria. Pizzeria stays open 24 hours a day. Grab a roasted red pepper slice now before the whole place inevitably turns into a roller derby arena.

Mashed Potato Donuts at Brindle Room
MORNING GLORY

Mashed Potato Donuts at Brindle Room

Breakfast: the most important meal of the day. Mashed potatoes: the most important ingredient of your breakfast. Starting Monday, Brindle will be opening early for pour-over coffee and hot donut service. One of which uses the mashed to enhance its springiness. Side of gravy for dunking is optional.

Mon-Fri starting Jan 24, 8am, Brindle Room, 277 E 10th St, 212-529-9702

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