Things to do for May 24, 2007

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

Make it a weekend to remember.

Thursday
Sidewalk Seating at La Esquina
THURSDAY NIGHT TORTAS

Sidewalk Seating at La Esquina

At La Esquina, now you can head afuera. The taqueria is doing outdoor seating along Kenmare from 6 p.m. to midnight on a first come, first serve basis. Should make the chorizo even better.

411: 203 Lafayette (between Broome and Kenmare), 646-613-7100

Friday
John Varvatos East Hampton
FRIDAY VARVATOS-ING

John Varvatos East Hampton

The designer launches his boutique in the Hamptons this weekend with all those signature rock-edged clothes, plus vintage vinyl records, antique furniture and a catered spread of mini lobster rolls and gazpacho shooters.

411: 54 Newtown Ln, 631-324-4440

Friday
FRIDAY FAUX BEACH

Harry's beach opens for the season with loads of sand, volleyball, live music, black Angus beef dogs and Gaffel Kolsch. The beach may be fake, but we've been assured that the booze isn't.

411: May 25, 4pm, 2-03 Borden Ave, Long Island City, 212-742-1969

Saturday
Lower East Side Festival of the Arts
SATURDAY BLOCK PARTY

Lower East Side Festival of the Arts

The three-day LES fest holds a daylong block party featuring musicians, puppeteers and readings, plus performances by artist Penny Arcade and actor F. Murray Abraham. See you at the puppet show.

411: May 25-27, Fri 6pm-1am; Sat 10am-1am; Sun 6pm-1am; Theater for the New City, 155 1st Ave (between 9th and 10th)

Sunday
Mandarin Oriental Champagne Cart
SUNDAY BUBBLES

Mandarin Oriental Champagne Cart

Your favorite Asian-themed luxury hotel adds a champagne cart in the lobby. A half bottle of Krug includes tropical dried fruits, berry skewers and lobster terrine with beluga caviar. We know how you like berry skewers.

Elsewhere on the Daddy

More Weekenders in New York