We’re getting you the exclusive on a couple one-of-a-kind shoes from the venerable Maine-based cobbling outfit, Rancourt & Co. (Ralph Lauren’s go-to guys.) Then we’re airmailing you three Bacon Explosions (enough said). And finally, we’re getting you half off a champagne-soaked endless summer at NYC’s hottest hotel. Just go with it...
Things to do for September 22, 2011
Boxing, Daniel Boulud and Outer Space
The weekend is based on a true story.
Canadian Workout Gear: Now a Thing
New York knows boxing. Canadians know clothes (we assume). Mix all this useful knowledge together, and you get this handsome line of robes and workout gear inspired by the Big Apple’s boxing heritage. Wear it for jogs, and boxing matches north of the border.
A Watch That No One Else Can Buy
Your watch keeps perfect time. Tragically, it does not faithfully reproduce a roulette wheel in pink gold. To rectify this dire situation, you’ll want to make a trip to the Internet during this charity auction of one-of-a-kind timepieces by 40 of the world’s greatest watchmakers. Including some guy named Patek.
The Racetrack You Were Born to Own
Until now, you’ve skated by in life without owning a racetrack. Well, it’s time to grow up. To help, we’ve found this test track on the block in the Everglades that was used to test the limits of Harleys. Which will now be your job.
Your Favorite Song, in Planet Form
You’ve long thought Led Zeppelin deserved their own planet. Well, that day is upon us, with the help of a new iPad app that turns your music collection into a 3D solar system where albums are planets and songs are moons. Say goodbye to the next few hours.
Like Having Boulud Mix Your Drink
Daniel Boulud and his personal mixologist—we know, we know, he’s not as good as yours—have some cocktail suggestions for you in the form of a two-volume his-and-hers tome of drink recipes. Spoiler alert: maple-syrup-infused Old Fashioneds make an appearance.