Things to do for November 13, 2014

The Weekender

DIY Bitters, Iggy Pop and Party Brunch

The weekend’s got a six-pack and nothing to do.

Thursday
Bitters: An Education
THE LESSON

Bitters: An Education

An upstate farmer wants to teach you to make your own bitters. Cardamom ones. Curry ones. All kinds of ones. She says it’s for health, because they’re... healthy. But if they happen to fall into your cocktails at home later, well, that’s the breaks.

The Bar-Based Photo Exhibit You Needed
THE ART DATE

The Bar-Based Photo Exhibit You Needed

Henry Rollins. Joe Strummer. Iggy Pop. Beer. All are present at Sage Bar for their new exhibition of Pete Kuhns’s classic punk photography. The opening party is tonight. It would be unwise to say no to Henry Rollins.

Opening reception Nov 13, 8-10pm; exhibit through Feb 27; Pete Kuhns: Photographs at Sage Bar, 299-301 Graham Ave (between Powers and Ainslie), Brooklyn, 718-218-6644

Friday
Billy Reid’s New West Village Spot
THE SHOP

Billy Reid’s New West Village Spot

Billy Reid’s making jeans now. Predictably handsome ones. You’ll find them at their shiny West Village outpost on Charles, along with some stuff they’ve only ever shown on the runway. That reminds us: there’s now a shiny West Village outpost of Billy Reid on Charles.

Opens Nov 14, Billy Reid, 94 Charles St (between 4th and Bleecker)

Saturday
Brunch with a Side of Deep House
THE BRUNCH

Brunch with a Side of Deep House

The traditional progression goes: cornflake-crusted french toast, then marmalade martini, then you dance furiously to some deep house. It’s just how we were raised. It’s also how it’ll go down at Holden & Astor’s new brunch, which summons the party power of VIP Room, its downstairs cousin. A quality summoning.

What Else Is New
Chicago Thin-Crusting and Wayfaring
AND NOW...

Chicago Thin-Crusting and Wayfaring

In SoHo: The deep-dish kings at Emmett’s have just unleashed Chicago-style thin crust onto an unsuspecting, NY-slice-defending public. This could get ugly/tasty.
In Midtown: The Wayfarer just cut the ribbon on a new second-floor lounge, complete with live jazz and pulled-bacon sliders. If you’re going to pull something...

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