The Perks of summer: 1) 30% off dapper sneakers (the kinds you can wear sans socks) from Amsterdam Shoe Co. 2) Ultra-lightweight hammocks that feel like cozy kangaroo pouches. 3) A no-electricity-required bamboo amplifier for your smartphone. Bring it wherever summer takes you...
Things to do for June 12, 2014
Suits, Soccer and a Bocce Party
The weekend is for you and one guest and is not transferable.
So This Seems Pretty Dad-Proof
Good thing your dad likes gratis spiked Arnold Palmers and Tom Collinses, giveaways from Jack Spade and Harry’s razors, and raffles for Jack Spade bags. Because, yeah... happening. Happening at Sault.
This Was a Church. Now It’s This.
Pop quiz. What do you do with an empty downtown church?
A) Let it be.
B) Use it as a carrier pigeon sanctuary.
C) Turn it into a new Mediterranean lunch spot that bakes its own pita bread and makes a mean chicken a la plancha.
D) This is the fake “D” option.
Ted Baker, Now Half Free
You must have done something to get on Ted Baker’s good side. Because there’s a summer sale afoot, and he’s letting you take up to 50% off his whimsically dapper suits, blazers and other stuff that looks good on bodies. We’re going to assume you have one of those.
Let’s start listing things dads are into: Italian subs. Beer. Picnic tables. Bocce ball. Okay, now let’s put all those things outside of a dad-pleasing place. Like a chocolate factory. Great. And now let’s call it “The Great Italian Sub Party.” Good job, everybody.
World Cup Watching in an Old Mansion
So you need an excuse for a longer-than-expected lunch on Monday. Sure. Here’s one: a Germany vs. Portugal viewing party in an old Back Bay mansion complete with pretzels and German beer. We’ll assume you’re cheering for Germany. What with said mansion being a German cultural institute and all.