Your Perks: 1) A private clay shooting lesson. And a three-course lunch. So, an eventful day. 2) A vintage Rolex. Or two. Or three. “Too much of a good thing” does not apply. 3) An umbrella that’ll text you if you leave it behind. Good friend, this umbrella.
Things to do for February 19, 2015
Les Paul, Secret Oscar Pizza and Drinks
And the Oscar for Special Achievement in Concluding Weeks goes to... the weekend.
From Beneath the High Line, You Devour
It’s one of the great travesties of our time that most lunches don’t include spaghetti blue crab and lobster Catalan beneath the High Line. So this one—the one at Santina—does. Finally, justice.
This Guitar Is a Big Deal
Jimmy Page. Duane Allman. Slash.
All guys who played inferior versions of the guitar going up for bid today, and going home with... someone who’s got a spare million or so in their guitar fund. It’s Les Paul’s Les Paul, “Black Beauty.” The first ever made. Maybe if you make lunches for work for a while...
A Pizza Speakeasy Oscar Party Is All
There will be no red carpet. There will be no paparazzi. There will be no chance of Billy Crystal. But at this Oscar viewing, there will be a three-course pizza feast from a new pizza speakeasy, and a giant projector. Black tie optional.
Sort Of a Cocktail All-Star Game
Mulberry Project’s doing this thing where they bring in a guest mixologist five nights a week for a month to do one-offs or experimental drinks with their own mixologists. For you. To drink. First up is the fellow behind the imbibements at ZZ’s Clam Bar. Never heard of that one.
What Else Is New
Your New Beer-and-Cheese Spot
We know you’re not a big fan of massive bottled-beer selections and excellent cheeses and sandwiches, but in case you know a guy who is, the folks behind Astoria Bier & Cheese are opening a Manhattan spot. Just, you know, let him know.