Things to do for August 09, 2007

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

This weekend, yo-yos rip through the city like a tornado through Brooklyn.

Friday
People's Revolution Sample Sale
FRIDAY SHOPPING

People's Revolution Sample Sale

Buckler, Obedient Sons and Cavern are up to 75% off at People's Revolution's first-ever sample sale. No actual revolution was involved in the making of this sample sale.

Aug 10-12; Fri 10am-8pm, Sat-Sun 10am-7pm; People's Revolution, 62 Grand (between Wooster and W. Broadway), 2nd floor, 212-274-0400

Saturday
International Yo-Yo Open
SATURDAY STRING THEORY

International Yo-Yo Open

Leaving the hula hoop and the frisbee in the dust, the yo-yo takes center stage at the largest yo-yo competition in North Amercia, Saturday's International Yo-Yo Open. There are team matches and a special performance called "Diabolo." Eat your heart out, Smothers Brothers.

Aug 11, 11:30am-6pm, South Street Seaport, Pier 17 (Fulton and South)

Saturday
Ron Jeremy vs. Pastor Craig Gross
SATURDAY ODD COUPLE

Ron Jeremy vs. Pastor Craig Gross

Two people you probably thought you would never see in the same room share a stage and tussle (with words) over the morality of modern-day adult film. It's The Hedgehog vs. The Pastor in a debate for the ages.

Aug 11, 8pm, $10-15, Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at 95th St), 212-864-5400

Sunday
La Esquina and Rayuela Brunch Up
SUNDAY BRUNCH

La Esquina and Rayuela Brunch Up

Latin (food) lovers/early risers rejoice: Rayuela and La Esquina Taqueria are now serving breakfast. Try the Churrasco con Huevo or Chilaquiles at Rayuela, or opt for the Jay-Z with a side of Beyonce at La Esquina.

Rayuela, 165 Allen (between Stanton and Rivington), 212-253-8840; La Esquina, 106 Kenmare (between Lafayette and Cleveland), 646-613-7100

5 New Perks
UD PERKS

5 New Perks

Upping your luxury quotient yet again, UD Perks, UrbanDaddy's friends-with-benefits program, adds five partners: Exhale spa, Sunday concierge, Bread-n-Brie, Maverick Adventures and Sports Club LA/Reebok Sports Club NY, where you can roam the Olympic-size swimming pools, Jacuzzis, basketball courts and Gyrotonic-instructed studios for a month—on us.

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