Things to do for September 20, 2012

The Weekender

Baseball, Daniel Boulud and a Hidden Ping-Pong Table

You scratch the weekend’s back, the weekend will scratch yours.

Your 1880s Baseball Bat Search Is Over
BAT MEN

Your 1880s Baseball Bat Search Is Over

Hey look, here come some handmade, hand-painted 1880s-style baseball bats from Huntington. They’d look great mounted above your mantel. Or you could just carry one around while you watch playoff baseball and eat salsa. Or you could get really crazy and... hit baseballs with one.

Like Stealing from Tretorn
BOOT CAMP

Like Stealing from Tretorn

There’s an online tent sale happening at Tretorn right now. The kind where you’ll be paying around 75% less than you normally would for things like Kasper mahogany leather shoes and Klipporone canvas/leather boots. Oh, and it only lasts until the end of the day. So maybe hurry the hell up.

How to Up Your... Trinket Game
TOM TOM CLUB

How to Up Your... Trinket Game

You can never have too many cast-iron nutcrackers lying around. Or brass doorstops shaped like shoes. Which is why industrial designer Tom Dixon and his team just collected a bunch of cool-looking trinket-y things for your home and put them online. Is there an Industrial Revolution–themed piggy bank? Obviously.

A Ping-Pong Table Hiding in Plain Sight
KING PONG

A Ping-Pong Table Hiding in Plain Sight

Good news: we’ve found a really nice replacement for your current conference room table that also doubles as a ping-pong table. This one’s got hideaway power cord drawers, hidden paddle compartments and a white upholstered net that matches the table. So... throw your old one of those away.

Daniel Boulud Does Gift Baskets Now
BASKET CASE

Daniel Boulud Does Gift Baskets Now

You know Daniel Boulud. French chef. Owns about 17 billion restaurants around the world. (Give or take.) Well, he just created a bunch of different gift baskets, too—think one with charcuterie (cornichon, brioche loaf...), one with bar snacks (tapenade, Camembert cheese...) and one with macarons. Which has macarons in it.

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