Your first 2014 Perks: 1) 30% off butter-soft leather briefcases and bags from Oppermann. 2) A fully portable and damn-near-indestructible folding bike. 3) 23% off some wireless and waterproof Bluetooth-enabled earphones. Tangled cords are so 2013.
Things to do for January 03, 2014
Elvis, Sarah Silverman and Tom Bergin’s
The wolf of weekend.
Nutella Pizza Next to Golden Gopher
Golden Gopher: historically great for getting drinks, bad for getting pizza. Now owner Cedd Moses has opened you a neighboring spot with big, thin-crust slices topped with housemade mozzarella, ricotta, pesto and Nutella from a Tomato Pie vet. His resolutions were better than most people’s resolutions.
Your Friday Night with Sarah Silverman
Finally. Holidays are over. You could really use some filthy comedy to purge all those tidings of comfort, etc., from your system. Hey, there’s a gratis show at Bar Lubitsch tonight, and Sarah Silverman is part of the lineup. You can count on her for at least one [REDACTED] reference.
Tom Bergin’s Is Back (Again)
Flashback to 2012: Tom Bergin’s reopened. (Great.) Flashback again to last year: it closed. Again. (Not great.) Well, this Saturday, it reopens. Again. Looks just like last time you went, with all the clovers, cocktails and Guinness inside—except this time, the front door opens again.
A Back to the Future Triple Feature
2014: our last chance to catch up to Back to the Future Part II’s vision of 2015, with all those hoverboards and stuff. The Egyptian screens the whole trilogy Saturday, and there are probably no hoverboards in your future before then, so... regular parking lot out back for you.
Elvis Lives (No He Doesn’t) at the Echo
If Elvis were alive today, you’d probably see him at the Echo. Well, probably not, but Sunday’s your chance to see how that would go down, sort of—a bunch of local rockers are doing Elvis covers for his birthday. Expect at least one pair of ironic blue suede shoes.