This week we’re spiking your next PB&J with some bourbon (or tequila, or champagne), courtesy of the artisanal jam makers/boozehounds at the Jam Stand. And we took the liberty of booking you a posh room and dinner for two at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Napa Valley. We know you too well.
Things to do for August 18, 2011
Steve Martin, Gratis Pizza and a Slip ’N Slide
The weekend is what America needs.
Handsome Photos of Dallas Jazzmen
For the past 25 years, photographer Carl Sidle has been crashing smoky bars and concert halls to snap pictures of local jazz artists. And now they’re hanging his black-and-white prints on the walls of the Cultural Center for your pleasure. Go ahead, bring your jazz flute.
Dinner and a Movie in the West Village
We hope you’re sitting down: your next date will include dinner... and a movie. At Malai Kitchen and the Magnolia, you and a date can grab a three-course meal and a ticket to a movie for 50 bucks. Nothing goes with Midnight in Paris like coconut cream pie.
Slip ’N Sliding at the Donkey
Breaking news: it’s still hot. So the Nodding Donkey is rolling out an inflatable Slip ’N Slide on their patio. Which means an impromptu sliding tournament is pretty much inevitable. Maybe toss some Crisco on your wetsuit for the finals.
Gratis Pizza in the West Village
We have a gift for you. We wrapped it in cheese, pepperoni and crust. Hint: it starts with “p” and ends with “izza.” The West Village wine bar, Crú, is giving you any pie on the menu for free when you purchase a bottle of vino. Not that you needed the incentive.
Steve Martin and His Banjo in Dallas
Big news from the department of SNL comedians turned movie stars turned Grammy-winning banjo players: Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers are coming to the Meyerson Symphony Center. Because nothing says wild and crazy guy like a banjo solo.