Things to do for February 26, 2009

The Weekender

Guinness Fritters, Britney's Buckle and Marilyn Disrobed

The state of the weekend is strong.

UrbanDaddy - 1 New Perk

1 New Perk

The sun will come out tomorrow…so 40 percent off on sunglasses and frames should come in handy.

UrbanDaddy - The Art of the Western Belt Buckle

The Art of the Western Belt Buckle

The ultimate machismo accessory—the Texas belt buckle—gets its due in the form of a gallery show with ranger sets and silver trophy buckles from struggling artisans like Ralph Lauren, Viggo Mortensen, Tommy Lee Jones and Britney Spears. Something tells us these kids are going places.

No cost, now through March 15, Lyons Wier Ortt, 175 7th Ave (at 20th), 212-242-6220

UrbanDaddy - Nude Marilyn Monroe Snaps at Artexpo

Nude Marilyn Monroe Snaps

Twelve never-before-displayed Marilyn Monroe pics—including a few well-timed poolside snaps—go on display starting Saturday. You'll have to wade through the madness of the Javits Center to get there, but your reward is one of the most coveted skinny-dipping shots in history.

$15, Feb 28-Mar 2, 655 W. 34th St (between 11th and 12th Ave)

UrbanDaddy - The Best of the Barneys Warehouse Sale

The Best of the Barneys Warehouse Sale

Whether it's sales or stocks, timing is everything. And for the annual Barneys warehouse sale, the smart know the time is now. There are lighter crowds, heavier markdowns and rewards including suits and jackets at 70 percent off—especially nice if you're sweating the Dow.

Now through Mar 1, 255 W. 17th St (between 7th and 8th Ave), 212-450-8400

UrbanDaddy - Macao Trading Co. Opens for Brunch

Macao Trading Co. Opens for Brunch

You heard it here first: the Oriental faux opium trading post is busting into the brunch business with culturally blended treats like the Chinese Omelet, Portuguese Croque-Senhora and Bloody Martas to wash it all down…but no opium before dinnertime.

Saturdays and Sundays, 11:30am-3pm, 311 Church St (near Lispenard), 212-431-8750

UrbanDaddy - The John Dory Opens for Brunch

The John Dory Opens for Brunch

Ken Friedman's riverside fish hangout tries its hand at the morning meal with a brunch menu including Deep-Fried Fluke and Bacon and Guinness Fritters. Think of it as waking with the fishes...

Saturdays and Sundays, noon-3pm, 85 10th Ave (N. of 15th), 212-929-4948

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