Things to do for August 14, 2008

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

The weekend is leading the medal count.

Thursday
1 New Perk
THURSDAY PERKS

1 New Perk

This week's perk brings you a few nights at the Wynn Las Vegas, with a friendly room rate and a dining credit. Of course, a little time at the tables and you could parlay that into untold riches...

Thursday
Paul Stuart
THURSDAY SALE-ING

Paul Stuart

The Madison Avenue favorite is dropping 70 percent, with suits as low as $300—in case you're chasing the Don Draper look.

411: Aug 14-15, 207 W. 38th St (between 7th and 8th Ave)

Friday
Mermaids by Michael Dweck
FRIDAY AQUATICS

Mermaids by Michael Dweck

Michael Dweck, photog for Vanity Fair, Vogue and Esquire, has turned his lens to the underwater female form, resulting in stimulating shots of sun-dappled bodies and a conspicuous absence of swimsuits. They should be the perfect inspiration for a beach-bound weekend, assuming you know where you can find a few mermaids...

Sunday
Klee's Prix-Fixe Pig Roast
SUNDAY SPIT

Klee's Prix-Fixe Pig Roast

This usually restrained Chelsea spot is cutting loose for a Sunday summer feast, with the swine in question roasted in a stone-oven spit all day, then paired with Green Market-Berry Pie and enough BBQ Potatoes to last you till Thanksgiving.

411: Sundays in August, 200 9th Ave (between 22nd and 23rd), 212-633-8033

Monday
Pudding Popsicles at Allen & Delancey
MONDAY POPS

Pudding Popsicles at Allen & Delancey

These Cosby-esque treats are whipped up from chocolate, heavy cream and coconut milk, then dipped in melted chocolate for a brittle shell. If only it were sweater weather...

411: 115 Allen St (at Delancey), 212-253-5400

Tuesday
Central Park Film Festival
TUESDAY PARKING

Central Park Film Festival

This outdoor festival kicks off with Working Girl and continues with The French Connection the next day, covering sex, drugs and other Central Park attractions.

411: Aug 19-23, 8pm (gates open at 6pm), Rumsey Playfield (enter at 5th Ave and 69th St), rain or shine

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