Things to do for January 29, 2009

The Weekender

Gratis Tequila, a Mountain of Barbecue and a Vintage Blowout

The weekend is going deep.

Thursday
1 New Perk
THURSDAY PERK

1 New Perk

It's always nice to have a little inspiration handy, especially if you can get a deal on it. This week Perks brings you a very exclusive offer on the tome of wisdom, style guide and occasional cologne sampler that is DETAILS.

Café Select's Secret Party Room Opens
THURSDAY BACK SIDE

Café Select's Secret Party Room Opens

The Swiss spot's secret gritty boiler room gets its own bar under the stairs, a new entrance and a new non-private clientele, meaning you can now enter through the delivery hatch out front—instead of the usual route through the kitchen.

Back room open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 212 Lafayette St (between Spring and Broome), 212-925-9322

Friday
Brooks Brothers' Black Fleece Opens
FRIDAY FLEECING

Brooks Brothers' Black Fleece Opens

Thom Browne's collaboration with the famous menswear marque gets its first standalone shop in the West Village, with all the breakless pants and high-lapeled blazers you've ever wanted. In fact, probably quite a few more.

Opening Jan 30, 351 Bleecker St (at W. 10th St), 212-929-2763

Monday
Laid-Off Mondays at the Delancey
MONDAY UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

Laid-Off Mondays at the Delancey

When New York closes a door, it opens a drink special. Finance and media refugees can take solace at the hipster-y faux-dive, and sip some free tequila every Monday at midnight with proof of unemployment. (Your Netflix bill should qualify.)

Midnight on Mondays, 168 Delancey St (between Clinton and Attorney), 212-254-9920

All You Can Eat at Hill Country
MONDAY MEATING

All You Can Eat at Hill Country

The best barbecue spots don't have to sacrifice quantity for quality. Starting Monday, $25 at Hill Country will get you all the beef, chicken and pork ribs you can get through in one sitting, with an extra $2 for bottomless sides—in case you need a breather between briskets.

Mondays in February, 30 W. 26th St (between Broadway and 6th Ave), 212-255-4544, hillcountryny.com

Wednesday
What Comes Around Sale
WEDNESDAY SALE-ING

What Comes Around Sale

The appointment-only archive is opening to the public for the first time in ten years, with up to 90 percent off original prices, including boots, coats and leathers as low as $30. If you're lucky, you might even pick something up from the last financial crisis.

11am-7pm, Feb 4-24, 13-17 Laight St (between Varick and 6th Ave), fifth floor, #28, 212-274-8340

Exclusive Shopping at Billy Reid
WEDNESDAY SOUTHERN GENTLEMEN

Exclusive Shopping at Billy Reid

Billy Reid is inviting UD Members to a private shopping event with 75 percent off all fall and winter gear, 25 percent off leather goods and 25 percent off the never-discounted Heirloom collection. In short, everything you need to dress the part of a Southern gentleman, as well as food from Mercat and bourbon from Woodford Reserve, in case you need a bit of Southern comfort.

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