Things to do for August 02, 2007

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

This weekend, going green has nothing to do with the environment.

Thursday
Absinthe at Ye Waverly Inn
THURSDAY WORMWOOD

Absinthe at Ye Waverly Inn

Go green at Ye Waverly Inn as re-legalized Absinthe hits their cocktail list. There's the Absinthe Minded Martini (Absinthe, gin, sour mix, orange) and a classic Sazerac with Absinthe for a little extra kick. The early bird gets the wormwood...

Friday
Home Improvements
FRIDAY HOME

Home Improvements

Home is where the heart is. More specifically, it's where your furniture is. Time to make a few...improvements.

Armani Casa

Modern minimalist furniture and home goods, like the luxe Foglia bed, are up to 60% off.
411: Aug 2-Sept 2, 97 Greene (at Prince), 212-334-1271

Aero
Vintage and new home items from Thomas O'Brien, Lee Jofa and Hickory Chair up to 75% off.

Aug 3-31, 419 Broome (at Lafayette), 212-966-1500

Friday
The LES Cup Table Tennis Championship
FRIDAY PING PONG

The LES Cup Table Tennis Championship

The pageantry, the glory, the desire—the LES Cup Table Tennis Championship. Watch 20 of New York's best ping pongers battle for the trophy. There's stadium seating, live commentating and a full bar (which you'll need), all for an astounding $5.

Aug 3, 7pm-midnight, $5, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, 107 Suffolk (between Delancey and Rivington), 2nd floor, 646-478-7689, 139norfolk.com

Sunday
Tracy Morgan at Carolines
SUNDAY COMEDY

Tracy Morgan at Carolines

Satisfy your craving for the outlandish 30 Rock star and former SNL-er, performing live at Carolines, while you wait for the October 4 Season 2 premiere.

Aug 3-5, $43.50, Carolines, 1626 Broadway (between 49th and 50th), 212-757-4100

Wednesday
Virgin America's First Flight
WEDNESDAY FRIENDLY SKIES

Virgin America's First Flight

Richard Branson unleashes his latest world-beating, over-the-top adolescent fantasy enterprise. Fly to Vegas, LA or San Francisco on state of the art planes with white leather seats, electrical outlets, mood lighting and a touch screen from which you can order food, movies, games and music.

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