Things to do for May 04, 2016

The Weekender

Mint Julep Stations, Highly Specific Jazz and the Strangest Night Sky You’ve Ever Seen

Subterranean Homesick Weekend.

Alta Linea Is Back, Tell a Friend

Alta Linea Is Back, Tell a Friend

Subject: Personal Note from Seasonal Italian Spot Alta Linea

Hey, we’re open again. Same spot in the front courtyard of the High Line Hotel. Still got Negroni slushies. Got that Dell’anima and Mission Cantina vet in the kitchen making fried salsa-verde-topped artichokes and ribeye cheeseburgers. Aw, stop. We’ve missed you, too.

Now reopen, Alta Linea, 180 10th Ave (at 20th), 212-933-9735

Ponchos from Architects, Loafers from Naples

Ponchos from Architects, Loafers from Naples

“God, That’s a Nice Poncho”: The creatives and architects behind the Arrivals and Snarkitecture collaborated on this sleek new concept store. And the limited-edition, much-needed ponchos inside.
“Just Look at Your Loafers”: Shoe startup Founders will be posted up in the Wythe Hotel with a plethora of handsome boots, oxfords and loafers, all handcrafted in Naples.

The Best Horse-Watching Situations

The Best Horse-Watching Situations

A classic Derby party at Saxon + Parole: It’s where all the large hats, seafood towers, live bluegrass, legal betting for prizes and mint julep stations will be hanging out.
A less-classic rooftop party at the Roof: Wherein you eat chicken-fried oysters and experience a Southern jazz DJ. Totally new kind of DJ.

May 7, 3-7pm, $90, Saxon + Parole, 361 Bowery (at Bleecker), 212-254-0350, tickets here; May 7, 1pm, no cover, The Roof, 124 W 57th St, 29th Fl (between 6th and 7th), 212-707-8008

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s LED-Outfitted Pigeons

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s LED-Outfitted Pigeons

Have you ever just taken a trip to the Brooklyn Navy Yard at dusk to see the sunset? And then stayed to watch thousands of LED-outfitted pigeons soaring into the night sky like so many magical shooting stars but really they’re LED-outfitted pigeons? Us either. Let’s try it.

What Else Is New
The Eataly Rooftop: Is It the Italian Alps?

The Eataly Rooftop: Is It the Italian Alps?

It’s been transformed into a beachy Italian Alps–themed seafood spot. If you’re wondering if there’s an oyster bar shaped as a precious little boat, a design-your-own-drink on a roving spritz cart, large-format cucumber-prosecco drinks and a notably large fritto misto platter, the answer is yes. Yes on all accounts.

Now open, Sabbia, 200 5th Ave (between 23rd and 24th), 212-937-8910

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