Things to do for August 03, 2012

The Weekender

Iron Mike, Rum Empanadas and Australians

The weekend is on world-record pace.

Friday
Mike Tyson Has a Broadway Show
THE FIGHTER

Mike Tyson Has a Broadway Show

It’s safe to say that Mike Tyson has a few stories to tell. And like any self-respecting former heavyweight champion of the world, he’s telling them in a one-man Broadway show, with Spike Lee directing him. We see no way this won’t be amazing.

Cocktails in Empanada Form
ON THE INSIDE

Cocktails in Empanada Form

Alcohol-laden foodstuffs. You’ve been there. You’ve eaten that. And despite the explosion of bourbon cookies, moonshine pie and vodka-infused turkey, you’re still on board. The latest sauced meal to enter the fray: Irish-cream-, rum- and wine-filled empanadas. The whiskey taco can’t be far behind.

Available now at Havana Central, 151 W 46th St (between 6th and 7th), 212-398-7440

Your Power Naps Have a New Home
MOVE OVER

Your Power Naps Have a New Home

YeloSpa has moved. Don’t panic. Nothing’s changed. You’ll still be able to rent out sleep pods with ambient sounds for a midday power nap. It’s just that it’d be awkward if you showed up to the old place holding a memory-foam pillow and a leopard-skin sleep mask.

Now soft-open, YeloSpa, 5 E 57th St (between 5th and Madison), 12th Fl, 212-245-8235

A Greenhouse of Italian in the Mondrian
LE MOND

A Greenhouse of Italian in the Mondrian

In some circles, you’re known as the Archduke of Carpaccio. Admittedly, a peculiar nickname. But it’s why you’ll want to check out this haven of Italian seaside edibles in the old Imperial No. Nine space. Coincidentally, we’ve reserved five tables for opening night. If you’re into eating.

Wednesday
An Australian Celebration in SoHo
AIN’T LIFE GRAND

An Australian Celebration in SoHo

Australia. If there’s a better country to celebrate with a sausage barbecue, a full slate of DJs and some Australians, you damn sure haven’t found it. Hence this weekly outdoor frolic. We assume you’ll find a way to honor that dancing hurdler in your own way during the festivities.

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