Things to do for September 01, 2011

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The Phil Collins Weather Report and More Weekend Essentials

The weekend is a chip off the old week.

A Weather Report from Phil Collins
AGAINST ALL ODDS

A Weather Report from Phil Collins

Phil Collins: multiplatinum musical artist, Oscar winner and hysterical meteorologist. Yes, this site is an abstract visual weather report from the Genesis drummer and maestro behind “Sussudio.” If it’s hot, “No Jacket Required.” And if a high-pressure system is moving in, he can feel it in the air tonight.

A Boozy LinkedIn for Your Phone
CHEERS

A Boozy LinkedIn for Your Phone

You may have lost sight of the true meaning of social networks: getting together and drinking. But now, there’s an app for the one that gets it, DrinkedIn. Find the best (also: nearest) bars and meet fellow Sazerac enthusiasts. Any poking you’ll have to do on your own.

A Custom Tie from Naples
NECKING

A Custom Tie from Naples

Taking a trip to Italy for the sole purpose of obtaining a custom tie: possibly overkill. The next best thing: sending in your preferred measurements for a tie hand-sewn by the Neapolitan tie gods at E&G Cappelli. That 2.13-incher is practically yours.

The Sports Coverage America Needs
THE GAME

The Sports Coverage America Needs

Like Jell-O and starlets named Zoe, there’s always room for another sports publication. Particularly The Classical, started by writers from Sports Illustrated and that bastion of sports journalism, The Nation. Just one thing: they still need investors to get off the ground. Good thing “become publishing mogul” is on your to-do list.

Your Own Private Washington
THE ISLAND

Your Own Private Washington

Seems like rough times for a certain legendary, first-generation computer mogul. We speak, of course, of Paul Allen, who is selling off his private island (near Washington State). It’s got an airstrip, a private dock and miles of crystal-clear beaches. You know, the essentials.

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