Things to do for March 01, 2007

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

March comes in like a lion...and so does the weekend.

Thursday
Avant Grande
THURSDAY EVENING CULTURE

Avant Grande

You always thought your double tall mocha frappe was art. Take in a creative exhibit of Starbucks employees' art—if you find yourself about to make a "day job" comment, the free beer, wine and coffee liqueurs should take the edge off.

411: March 1, 7-11pm, $20, Chelsea Art Museum, 556 W. 22nd St, 3rd floor (between 10th and 11th Aves)

Friday
Weekend Epicure
FRIDAY NIGHT RESYS

Weekend Epicure

Now that PrimeTimeTables has gone the route of annual membership, check out Weekend Epicure for the green light on coveted seats around the city...Babbo on a Saturday night never looked easier.

411: $35 for a two-guest reservation

Saturday
SATURDAY AFTERNOON SHOPPING

In case you're through getting elbowed for $20 Gucci socks at the Barneys Warehouse Sale...

Hermes Sample Sale
Don't say we never tipped you on scoring the stuff of French aristocrats. Save 40-60% off suits, dress shirts, overcoats and their famous ties.
411: Through March 3, Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St, 4th floor (between 6th and 7th Aves), for more info click here
Paul Smith Sale
Brit-tastic. Save 75% on Paul Smith clothes and accessories.
411: March 1-3, Thurs-Fri 11am-7pm, Sat 11am-4pm; 75 9th Ave (between 15th and 16th)
Designer Denim Sale
Spring is here, which means new denim is in order. Save 30-80% off Ben Sherman, Theory and Earnest Sewn.
411: Through March 4, Thurs-Sat 11am-7pm, Sun noon-5pm; 72 Greene (between Spring and Broome)

Sunday
Vintage Rock T-Shirts: The Ultimate Exhibit
SUNDAY VINTAGE SHIRTS

Vintage Rock T-Shirts: The Ultimate Exhibit

Find out if your KISS '79 World Tour T-Shirt has appreciated in value (trust us, it has) at this exhibit of legendary rock shirts. You can purchase any of the shirts, including a certain Stones tongue tee that you've been coveting.

Japanese Restaurant Week
WEEKNIGHT SAKE

Japanese Restaurant Week

Get your wasabe ready. Japanese standbys around the city are offering special prix fix meals and discounts on their popular dishes; try the Omakase dinner menu at Nobu for $100 or the $26 Kagerou Yaki (Kobe Steak Hennessy Flambee) at Megu. That's how much the edamame usually costs. Go for it.

411: March 4-10, for more information click here

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