Things to do for May 20, 2011

The Weekender

Rooftop Pools, Cava Sangria and Hamptons Gear

The weekend is building an ark.

Friday
An Eataly BBQ and Your Next SoHo Date
PERK ALERT

An Eataly BBQ and Your Next SoHo Date

Eataly is packing an epic Perks-exclusive spread of beef, duck, branzino and much, much more into a cooler for your Memorial Day feast. Plus, we’re hooking you up with five wine-paired courses at Vai Spuntino Bar, airmailing you lobster pizza and taking 40% off your spring cashmere.

Trump Gets a Rooftop Lounge
HIGH DIVING

Trump Gets a Rooftop Lounge

The more rooftop lounges, the better. But honestly, some variety wouldn’t hurt. Enter Trump SoHo, which has instituted its particular brand of summer evening cocktail service by the side of a seventh-floor, Italian-mosaic-tiled pool. It’s that rare wet bar with a deep end.

Last Call at Elaine’s
CLOSING NUMBER

Last Call at Elaine’s

You hate goodbyes. Though they do become significantly more tolerable when accompanied by veal scaloppini. So you’ll make one more voyage over to that most infamous of celebrity haunts, Elaine’s, for a last supper with Woody before finally paying your respects. And bar tab.

Closing May 26, Elaine’s, 1703 2nd Ave, 212-534-8103

Saturday
75% Off Steven Alan
EVEN STEVEN

75% Off Steven Alan

There’s a time and a place for roll cuff chino shorts. And, well, it’s fast approaching. So you’ll use this weekend to acquire the trad and plaid missing from your overnight bag. That way, when Memorial Day arrives, you’re ready for anything. Contrary to popular belief, you weren’t born that way.

May 20-22, Fri, 8:30am-8pm; Sat, 11am-7pm; Sun, 11am-5pm, Steven Alan, 87 Franklin St, 212-219-3305

Cava Sangria till You Say Stop
EVERYBODY LOVES RAY

Cava Sangria till You Say Stop

There’re some great things happening in the field of brunchology these days. Chief among them: the Spanish-influenced midday menu at Rayuela. You’ll never forget the warm corn arepas stuffed with eggs, chorizo and melted manchego. And never remember the unrelenting stream of cava sangria.

Launches May 21, Sat-Sun, 11am-4pm, Rayuela, 165 Allen St, 212-253-8840

Monday
Movie Night at La Gazzetta
DINNER THEATER

Movie Night at La Gazzetta

Ever since you were willed a lifetime supply of Sno-Caps, your desire to go see movies: nonexistent. However, La Gazzetta is prepared to lure you out of that nonpareil-flushed home theater with a summer series of Italian movie/dinner nights. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll be moved to order the pappardelle.

Mondays, 8:30pm, Cinema Italiano at La Gazzetta, 55 Gansevoort St, 212-924-5559

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