Things to do for August 24, 2016

Did You Hear About That New Breaking Bad–Themed Coffee Shop?

It’s Here in Your Weekender, Along with a Beautiful Maldives Hideout

By Ilana Dadras

Work, work, work, work, weekend.

Frank Ocean’s Cover Photographer Is Among Our Editors’ Obsessions This Week
THE UD FIVE

Frank Ocean’s Cover Photographer Is Among Our Editors’ Obsessions This Week

This weekend, we’ll see how Jean-Claude Van Damme handles playing a movie star/secret agent, check out what Frank Ocean’s cover photographer does music-wise and watch Jay Pharoah do live-band karaoke. No one’s Skrillex bass-drop synth shriek is more impressive. No one’s.

Did You Hear About That New Breaking Bad–Themed Coffee Shop?
FLAT WHITE

Did You Hear About That New Breaking Bad–Themed Coffee Shop?

Of course someone in Brooklyn went ahead and made a Breaking Bad–themed café. Inside: baristas in lab aprons. Flowers in Erlenmeyer flasks. Bags of beans labeled periodic-table-style. Outside: a sun-drenched outdoor patio, for less relevant good measure.

Oh, the Things You’ll Do at This Maldives Resort
LAGOON SQUAD

Oh, the Things You’ll Do at This Maldives Resort

Your Maldives experience now involves one of 25 villas, a three-and-a-half-mile lagoon, a private pool, a waterslide leading into said private pool and a retractable roof prime for stargazing. While you’re there, make sure to be blindfolded and led to a multicourse feast in the nearby jungle. Let’s all just revel in the glory of that sentence.
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All right. Now you’re ready.

It’s Nice and Cool in This Heatbusting Guide
HOME STRETCH

It’s Nice and Cool in This Heatbusting Guide

The good news: We’ve only got a few weeks of blisteringly hot weather left. Hopefully.
The better news: This still exists. This being a comprehensive collection of cold toddy recipes, gorgeous infinity pools and unusual ice cream deliveries to help you through.

10 Fall Essentials, Now Ready for You
SOONER THAN LATER

10 Fall Essentials, Now Ready for You

Fall is imminent. So we’ve rounded up the 10 best autumn-appropriate menswear offerings already in the webshops: Filson vests, Red Wing Heritage boots, Levi’s leather jackets and all. We see you, leather weather.

Ilana Dadras passes her days writing about good food, talking about good food and consuming good food. Occasionally doing other things, too.

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