Things to do for July 17, 2008

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

The weekend: It's there, and it cares about you.

Thursday
The Return of Pong
THURSDAY PADDLING

The Return of Pong

The Grand Opening kids give their ping pong-themed event space a second life with a single '60s-era table, a live camera on the website for internet glory and a generous BYOB policy. In other words, it's the rec room you've always wanted.

411: Grand Opening, 139 Norfolk St (between Rivington and Stanton), 646-478-7689

Saturday
Idol Radec Pop-Up Store
SATURDAY STORE-ING

Idol Radec Pop-Up Store

The West Coast cardigan mavens pop up in Soho with enough short sleeves and pullovers to last you…through the weekend.

411: July 19-21, 201 Mulberry St (between Kenmare and Spring)

Saturday
Bridgehampton Polo Tournament
SATURDAY HORSEPLAY

Bridgehampton Polo Tournament

The sport of dukes and rajahs returns to the Hamptons, with the best players in the world competing for one of the sport's highest honors. Also, the most sundresses and white suits since the last time you watched polo in the Hamptons.

411: 4-7pm, Saturdays through Aug 23, JetOne Jets Field at Two Trees Farm, 849 Hayground Rd, Bridgehampton, NY

Sunday
Wednesday
Back Forty's Chesapeake Crab Boil
WEDNESDAY CRABS

Back Forty's Chesapeake Crab Boil

The Alphabet City agriculturalists are starting up a weekly crab fest, where $35 will get you a newspapered table, mallets and all the crabs you can fit in your belly. And, if all the Old Bay goes to your head, another $15 gets you a pitcher of local beer.

411: Wednesdays through Aug 27, 190 Ave B (at 12th St), 212-388-1990

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