New York: the city that never sleeps. So we’re booking you a weekend at the decadent sleep-optional Gramercy Park Hotel and throwing in $200 for room service—yes, they serve suckling pig. Plus, we’ve got the exclusive on Swiss-made masterpieces from Skywatch and summer-ready sneaks from Warrior Footwear.
Things to do for July 14, 2011
Grilled Cheese, Endless Wine and Still More Bikinis
The weekend is lobbying for mono-kini week.
How to Get a Massage for Half Off
So we’ve got massages on the brain. Forgive us—hookups like this one don’t come around very often. From now until the end of September, you’ll get half off your 50-minute Swedish massage when you book with a friend. Something tells us that won’t be too hard...
For the next two months, the Brickell steakhouse will be pouring unlimited quaffs of nine different wines (including a pricey Sonoma cabernet) with dinner for $25. The takeaway: you may want to cab it.
Sure, you could celebrate Bastille Day at one of the packed French bistros around town. Or you could duck into this legendary dive, where 10 bucks nets you Beer-Battered Frogs’ Legs, pommes frites and a Kir Royale. Frogs’ legs are the buffalo wings of France.
At the launch party for Chat Chow TV (a new show about local restaurants), you can toast their debut over $5 cocktails and sandwiches from Ms. Cheezious, while Colombian reggae outfit Skampida performs. It’s how all TV shows should premiere.
Even More Bikinis and Cocktails
And just when you thought you’d scheduled all the swimwear shows you could handle, along comes another strong contender. The designer: Lorenzo Martone. The gratis cocktails: made with absinthe and cognac. The place: poolside at the W. Of course.