Things to do for April 14, 2011

The Weekender

Wet Shaves, Grilled Cheese and 12-Hour Ribs

Roger Ebert declares the weekend “a triumph of the human spirit.”

Thursday
Daniel Boulud and Your Easter Essentials
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Daniel Boulud and Your Easter Essentials

Daniel Boulud has a new restaurant, and we’re getting you exclusive first access. Plus: an exclusive night of surf, turf and an open bar at The Kitchen NYC. Finally, we’re getting you up to 39% off spring shirts, boozing up your Easter basket and sending you caviar eggs for 30% off. Busy weekend...

An Old-School Barbershop with Beer
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An Old-School Barbershop with Beer

Asking you to try a new barbershop: big leap of faith. But suppose that new barbershop were made of hand-laid marble and willing to ply you with hot towels, gratis products and ice-cold beer. Did we say leap of faith? We meant easy decision.

An Art Show Curated by Glenn O’Brien
GLENN BECKONS

An Art Show Curated by Glenn O’Brien

You’ve come to rely on Glenn O’Brien as a sartorial Sherpa of sorts. So when the man/myth/former cable access superstar throws together an edgy gallery show at Partners & Spade, you’d do well to take note. Especially if you’re going for that whole “Warhol Factory” vibe in your living room.

Opens Apr 14, 6-9pm, Salon de Refuseniks at Partners & Spade, 40 Great Jones St, 646-861-2827

Monday
A Quick-Order Grilled Cheese Stand
GRILL MARKS

A Quick-Order Grilled Cheese Stand

Monday. Exactly the kind of situation personal days were made for. Also, exactly the kind of situation Midtown grilled cheese stands were made for. So you’ll visit Melt Shop and sample comfort food offerings like buttermilk fried chicken with melted jack on country white. It’s amazing what passes for grilled cheese these days.

Opens Apr 18, Melt Shop, Citigroup Center, 601 Lexington Ave, 212-759-6358

Lantern’s Keep Opens at the Iroquois
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Lantern’s Keep Opens at the Iroquois

You’ll never forget the moment you first realized New York was sorely lacking 1920s Euro cocktail bars. That’s because that moment was one second ago. Starting Monday, you’ll now have a set spot for sipping a Maison Charles and eating chicken liver crostini. Well, a set spot besides Marseille.

Wednesday
An Endless Supply of Slow-Smoked Ribs
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An Endless Supply of Slow-Smoked Ribs

According to the BBQ cognoscenti, superior ribs should be fall-off-the-bone tender. Rub concurs, so they’ve added a sauce-slathered 12-hour smoked pork rib to their menu. And they’re honoring it with an all-you-can-eat special. Always a better idea than the commemorative wet-nap.

Available Wednesdays through May 31, Rub BBQ, 208 W 23rd St, 212-524-4300

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