Things to do for December 14, 2006

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

Only three more weekends in '06...start this one strong.

Thursday
Kiki de Montparnasse Exclusive UD Pre-Sale
THURSDAY AFTERNOON SNEAK-PEEK

Kiki de Montparnasse Exclusive UD Pre-Sale

The sexiest shop in town is perfect for luxe gifts that will definitely keep on giving. Their 50% off sale opens to the public on Saturday...but exclusively for UD readers, get early dibs on those platinum dilettos.

411: Dec 14-15, 79 Greene (at Spring), 212-965-8070

Thursday
Starry Night in the Meatpacking District
THURSDAY EVENING CHAMPAGNE SHOPPING

Starry Night in the Meatpacking District

Yes, it's the MPD...but 30 neighborhood shops like Earnest Sewn and Nicole Farhi offer discounts and ply you with Moet and Hennessy cocktails to keep you happy.

411: Dec 14, 6-9pm. Win a suite at the Gansevoort if you RSVP.

Thursday
Dreidel Slam
THURSDAY NIGHT DREIDEL SLAM

Dreidel Slam

Nothing captures the holiday spirit like latkes and a warm and fuzzy winner-take-all dreidel smackdown.

411: Dec 14, 7:30pm, $18, Makor, 35 W. 67th St (between Central Park W. and Columbus Ave), 212-413-8842

Friday
Stand Opens
FRIDAY NIGHT BURGER SOUP

Stand Opens

Republic and Bond Street's Jonathan Morr goes freshly ground chuck with a burger stand...the burger soup, heavy with beef and cheese, seems a cause for a trip.

411: Opens Dec 15, 24 E. 12th St (at University), 212-488-5900

Sunday
Porchetta Beer and Pork Night
SUNDAY NIGHT PIG AND DRINK

Porchetta Beer and Pork Night

Once a month beer and pork nights kick off with a four-course tasting menu of Red Waddle suckling pork and American Beer.

411: First Beer and Pork Night is Dec 17, Porchetta, 241 Smith St (at Douglass), Brooklyn, 718-237-9100, click here for the menu

HOLIDAY (DISCOUNT) GIFT SHOPPING

Rogan Sample Sale
Rugged, enviro-friendly Rogan's denim up to 70% off.
411: Dec 14-16, 11am-8pm, 236 W. 27th St (at 7th Ave), 14th floor, 646-827-7564

TSE Sample Sale

Luxe cashmere from just 30 bucks.
411: Dec 15-21, 9am-6:30pm, 317 W. 33rd St (at 8th Ave), 917-606-6795

Ben Sherman Sample Sale
Get your argyles and stripes on. Shirts, sweaters, pants, jackets and accessories at 40-70% off.
411: Dec 19-22, Tues and Thurs 10am-7pm, Wed and Fri 10am-6pm; 261 W. 36th St, 2nd floor (between 7th and 8th Aves), 212-947-8748, clothingline.com

Metropolitan Museum of Art Store
Sale
Up to 50% off arty repros, wares and furnitureyou're safe to cross at least a few gifts off your list here.
411: Dec 19-Jan 31, 10am-7pm, 14 Fulton (at Front), 800-468-7386

Saturday
Wooster Collective 11 Spring Street Opens
SATURDAY GRAFFITI ART

Wooster Collective 11 Spring Street Opens

The hotly anticipated international street art and graffiti exhibit opens its doors for just three days before construction seals it away forever.

411: Dec 15-17, 11-5pm, 11 Spring St (at Elizabeth)

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