Things to do for July 03, 2008

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

The weekend is covered in bunting.

Thursday
1 New Perk
THURSDAY PERKS

1 New Perk

This week's perk brings you a party next Wednesday with fittings from Duncan Quinn, food from Mario Carbone of Del Posto, drinks from Camitz Vodka and the sleek vehicles of Classic Car Club. RSVPs are limited, so you'll have to be fast on the email draw…

Thursday
Honey Lounge at Prime 103
THURSDAY EVENING HAMPTONS

Honey Lounge at Prime 103

This late-comer to the Hamptons scene is popping up inside Prime 103 steakhouse with sushi, champagne and an outdoor garden for taking in the beach air. As for the scene, it depends on who you bring…

411: At Prime 103, 103 Montauk Highway, East Hampton, 631-324-1100

Friday
Independence Day Feast at Blaue Gans
FRIDAY SCHNITZEL

Independence Day Feast at Blaue Gans

This Tribeca wirsthaus will be celebrating their pork-related freedoms with live music, German-style fried chicken and a roasting pig out front to help you find your way.

411: 2pm-9pm, July 4, 139 Duane St (between Church and West Broadway), 212-571-8880

Friday
Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Competition
FRIDAY SPORT

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Competition

A year after Kobayashi was dethroned, the crown jewel of competitive eating is once again up for grabs. Without a doubt, the greatest competition in American sports. Relish it.

411: 12pm, July 4, Nathan's Famous, 1310 Surf Ave (at Stillwell), Coney Island, 718-946-2202

Hill Country Barbecue Trailer
WEEKEND SMOKE PIT

Hill Country Barbecue Trailer

The Chelsea barbecue mavens are going mobile with a new portable smoke pit, complete with grills and tableware, ready to beef up any picnic in the tri-state area, including the Hamptons. Just keep it away from your White Party.

411: 212-255-4544

Tuesday
McCarren Park Block Party
TUESDAY BLOCKING

McCarren Park Block Party

This newly minted annual event brings together food from Diner, Marlow & Sons and Fette Sau, copious beer and a screening of Wet Hot American Summer to keep everyone's indie cred intact.

411: July 8, McCarren Park Pool, 780 Lorimer St (between Driggs and Bayard)

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