Things to do for May 08, 2008

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

The weekend is perilously close to forgetting about Mother's Day.

Thursday
1 New Perk
THURSDAY PERKS

1 New Perk

This week, Perks brings you the summery styles of Gargyle, along with a bevy of new reservations from TableXchange, including Nobu and Ago, so you'll have somewhere to wear your new lightweight duds.

Thursday
Rogan Opens on Bowery
THURSDAY BOWERYING

Rogan Opens on Bowery

The Bowery tidying continues with this stylish Tribeca transplant—expect printed tees and copious denim, just down the street from John Varvatos. There goes the neighborhood...

411: 330 Bowery (at Bond St)

Saturday
Stone Street Oysterfest
SATURDAY OYSTERS

Stone Street Oysterfest

FiDi mainstay Ulysses' is hosting a day of mollusk mania, with shucking, frying and stewing all on the itinerary. Also, possibly some heavy drinking.

411: 58 Stone St (at Pearl ), 212-482-0400

PDT's New Frank and Cocktail Menu
WEEKEND COCKTAILING

PDT's New Frank and Cocktail Menu

The village speakeasy just got a little easier, with a deep-fried mayo hot dog, courtesy of WD-50s culinary mad scientest Wylie Dufresne, and a cocktail list with gems like The Rose, a mix from 1930s France with raspberry jam to set off the vermouth. Now if they could just find the Peanut Butter Schnapps...

411: 113 St. Marks Pl (between Ave A and 1st), West Basement, 212-614-0386

Monday
Bacon Night at Jimmy's
MONDAY BACONALIA

Bacon Night at Jimmy's

Bacon and Summer Beer Week (brilliant, we know) kicks off with this bacon tasting in the back room of East Village hangout Jimmy's, with choice strips from artisinal farms like Benton's of Tennessee and Flying Pigs Farm.

411: 43 East 7th St (at 2nd Ave ), 212-982-3006

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