Your Perks: 1) A luxury wine-tasting tour out east. Because there’s no better time to drink wine than the present. 2) A few great vintage Rolexes. The more, the merrier. 3) A ticket to Shakespeare in the Park. Except you skip the line and get a drink on the house. We’re totally spoiling you.
Things to do for May 14, 2015
Gardens, Rooftops and Bottomless Brunch
Let’s hear it for the one and only weekend.
Band of Outsiders and Patrik Ervell
Blazers and excellent polos: these are the skills of Band of Outsiders, which is making those things 80% off today and tomorrow in SoHo. Patrik Ervell, meanwhile, is putting his brand of arty T-shirts and impeccable shirting into warehouse-sale mode in SoHo. So, yes, you’ll be in SoHo.
You know what Chanel N°5 smells like (sexy, legendary, jasmine-y). But you probably don’t know what it sounds like. Or how it... moves. So, make a date for Chanel’s N°5 in a New Light, a multisensory exhibit that’ll show you a completely new side of the iconic fragrance. Just when you think you know a fragrance...
Marcus Samuelsson’s Tour de Harlem
Basically all the good chefs in our fair city are going to Harlem for the weekend to cook and talk at basically every good spot in Harlem, with a backdrop of live music and art. Your responsibilities: eating, listening and looking. Take those seriously.
Bar d’Eau and the Jane, Back Again
In SoHo: Bar d’Eau’s now open to the public (all day, for the first time) and has
cocktails from the Sweetwater Social guys (see the
In the West Village: The Jane Rooftop is back again with its excellent people-watching and its uncanny ability to make Jersey look good.
Bottomless Brunch in Nolita and W-Burg
You’ve got a choice to make: do you go to Randolph Beer and get pulled-pork hash, challah french toast and bottomless pitchers of cocktails, mimosas, Bloodys or beer... or do you go to Randolph Brooklyn and get exactly the same thing? We don’t envy you your burden.
Frida and Margaritas in a Garden
Last month, we promised there’d be a tequila bar at the Botanical Garden, where they’d have parties in a garden and studio filled with the works of Frida Kahlo. Well, guess what.