This week, we’re bringing you two nights at an expansive resort in the Catskills, including an afternoon race around Monticello Motor Club, a members-only racetrack. (Seinfeld’s a member—wave as you pass.) We’re also getting you 33% off a handsome waxed-canvas weekend bag, and first dibs on a revolutionary portable speaker.
Things to do for October 06, 2011
Bottomless Bloody Marys, Sharks and Spam
The weekend is going by iWeekend this week.
Taking inspiration from Germany, this Oktoberfest will indeed have a beer garden pouring local brews like Speakeasy, Lagunitas and 21st Amendment. But instead of dirndls, we’ll have sharks and shark artifacts—in vans, tanks and at the planetarium. Hard to believe the Germans didn’t already think of this...
Serving as a teaser for next week’s Treasure Island Music Fest, this pop-up eatery will pair small bites with songs from the festival’s upcoming lineup. So if Canadian electropunk makes you crave Berber spiced lamb, you’ll be in exactly the right place.
Sand Castle Contest at Ocean Beach
If you’ve been meaning to unleash your sand-castle-building skills on the world, your day has arrived. What’s apparently the biggest sand castle event in Northern California will pit architects, engineers and mere mortals against each other for four hours. Remember, there’s no winning in watching...
Nojo Debuts Brunch
You could go the traditional bacon-and-eggs route, or you could take a page from the Japanese and do ramen and eggs or a crispy tonkatsu sandwich. There will also be homemade Spam, and in true izakaya form, beer and shochu cocktails will be flowing. Don’t get stuck on the “homemade Spam” part.
A two- or three-course brunch gets you unlimited access to the Bloody Mary bar. You’ll have top-shelf vodka, seasonings like bacon salt, and celery stalk alternatives like wasabi pickled green beans and smoked okra at your fingertips. You know what they say about practice...