Things to do for May 19, 2011

The Weekender

Shades, Champagne Sabers and Golf

The weekend is telecommuting from an uncharted island.

Introducing the Handheld Caddy
EAGLE EYE

Introducing the Handheld Caddy

Picture it. You’re at St. Andrews, teeing off on 17. And suddenly... you forget where the Road Hole bunker is. There’s only one thing to do. Stand back and nod at your caddy, who’ll retrieve this thing, stocked with 33,000 course maps and GPS. Ideally, he’ll also hand you a club.

Hiring Your Neighbor
MONEY DOWN

Hiring Your Neighbor

It’s a typical Thursday: you need water skis, some running shoes (size 11) and a massage... preferably within a five-minute drive. Zaarly gives you a map of your area, dotted with Craigslist-style postings pinned to the seller’s exact location. In other news, your downstairs neighbor is selling a gorilla suit.

The Cherry-Bourbon Brownie
JUST DESSERTS

The Cherry-Bourbon Brownie

You like bourbon. You like cherries. You like brownies. So we’ve dug up the perfect combination of the three: a brownie shot through with bourbon-soaked cherries, made by an online bakery. Coincidentally, you also like UPS...

The World’s Finest Champagne Saber
BUBBLE TROUBLE

The World’s Finest Champagne Saber

With all the weddings and ship-christenings on your summer calendar, you’re going to be opening a lot of champagne bottles. So you’ll want to be aware of this Damascus steel sword made expressly for sabering such bottles. Also, always handy at a bris.

An LA Staple Goes Online
RAGTIME

An LA Staple Goes Online

The weather: becoming more Californian by the day. LA’s American Rag: now operating an online shop. So all the signs are in order—it’s time to re-up your supply of beach shorts and aviator sunglasses. You’ve been waiting for this.

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