The summer of Perks continues with: 1) High-tech pants that keep you cool regardless of how hot it gets outside. 2) 30% off a damn good-looking bicycle for cruising around the city (or the beach boardwalk). 3) Everything you need to cook six delicious meals at home. Just add date.
Things to do for June 19, 2014
A Floating Peep Show and a Lobster Boil
It’s weekend o’clock somewhere.
Marilyn Monroe: Still a Great Beauty
If you were to turn to a friend and say, “Hey, I really need to relax and focus, so could you just take endless photos of me?” your friend might question your friendship. But when Marilyn Monroe said that, her friends would just take a bunch of photos. Here they are.
Why, Yes, It <em>Is</em> a Floating Peep Show
Sometimes you just need to be reminded of this city’s true splendor. Sometimes you need to get on a random little boat that’ll take you to an edgy peep show on a floating stage at a secret location. Maybe sometimes you just need to know these things exist. Oddly comforting.
There’s a Big Sale at Acrimony
There is a place. A place with Gitman Bros. Vintage shorts, Wings + Horns jackets and Folk chinos just hanging around being 30% off and stuff. That place is... well, guess we already told you what that place is.
Berkeley Beer-ing Looks Like This Now
What Berkeley really has going for it is this: odds are 4:1 they have better weather for sitting on a picnic table, eating bacon-wrapped chicken nuggets and drinking California beers from a menu listed in ascending order of bitterness. The good kind of bitterness.
A Lobster Boil in the Vineyards
Lobsters raining down upon vineyards—sounds like a Tara Reid movie, kind of, but it’s also a beautiful feast that’s happening at Quivira in Healdsburg. There’s a long table with fresh Maine lobster, shrimp, corn, ice cream sandwiches and wine. Now someone make that Tara Reid movie happen.