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Things to do for March 13, 2014
Your Weekend Skee-Ball Quota, Raised
Please enjoy your trial Weekend Prime membership.
Indochino Is Here to Promptly Suit You
There are still things the Internet can’t really do for you. Like give you a hug, or properly measure you for a suit. So the usually online-only suit makers at Indochino have touched down in Union Square for a few days—for the suit reason, not the hug reason.
Off the Grid Returns. With Skee-Ball.
Well, Off the Grid is back, and they finally realized their previous shortcoming—a glaring lack of carnival games. Now, along with 35 food trucks and all that, you’ll have all the skee-ball and whack-a-mole a retro date could want. Assuming food trucks are retro now.
A Day Begun with Bacon Quesadillas
Somewhere on one end of the brunch spectrum is eggs and coffee. Somewhere on the other end is Padrecito’s new situation, with polenta-plantain hotcakes, bacon quesadillas and chipotle Bloody Marys. It’s a beautiful spectrum.
An NYC Bagel Pop-Up... Again
You probably heard that Dear Mom’s recent NYC bagel pop-up, with goods shipped overnight from Eastside Bagels, got a bit hectic. This weekend, they’re pulling a bagel mulligan. One bagel per person. No sandwiches, just schmears. 180 bagels total. Plenty for everybody. Until the 181st person.
The Latest Must-Try Burger
Now’s the time to start thinking about what kind of smoke, spice and heat a Nigeria-born chef might add to a burger. A few days ago, that might’ve seemed a cruel exercise, but now you can just go to Crossburgers to test your powers of hypothesizing. Delicious, delicious hypothesizing.