Things to do for August 16, 2007

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

The only time you're not losing money in the markets—it's the weekend.

Thursday
Barneys Warehouse Sale
THURSDAY SHOPPING

Barneys Warehouse Sale

Resistance is futile...we're expecting up to 75% off threads including Rag & Bone. Go off-peak, pace yourself and drink plenty of fluids.

411: Aug 16-Sep 3, 255 W. 17th St (between 7th and 8th Aves), 212-450-8400

Friday
Spotted Pig's Fall Menu
FRIDAY DINING

Spotted Pig's Fall Menu

The West Village standby's new fall menu of olde favorites is here. Try the Crispy Pig's Ears or the Day Boat Scallops with Sweet Corn Pudding. Then show your appreciation by sporting a pair of the special edition Spotted Pig DC Shoes.

411: Spotted Pig, 314 W. 11th St (at Greenwich), 212-620-0393

Saturday
Tea with Tom
SATURDAY WOLFE

Tea with Tom

Join The Man in the White Suit in the land of white clothing. Tom Wolfe drops by Southampton for some tea, wine and a talk. Think of it as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, just with less aggressive mind-altering substances.

411: Aug 18, 4-5:30pm, $75 or $150 donation, The Meadow Club, 555 First Neck Ln, Southampton, 631-283-0425

Saturday
Beckham's NY Debut
SATURDAY FUTBOL

Beckham's NY Debut

The man, the myth, the traveling spectacle that is David Beckham shows up in New York this weekend. There will also be a soccer match. The Red Bulls (that's our team) play the LA Galaxy.

Sunday
All You Can Eat BBQ
SUNDAY GEORGIA'S

All You Can Eat BBQ

If you haven't tried Georgia's East Side BBQ, here's your chance to dive in head first. All you can eat crabs, ribs, or for the true gourmand, crabs and ribs. Because when it comes to BBQ, portion control is just a vague, distant concept.

411: Aug 19, 192 Orchard (between Houston and Stanton), 212-253-6280

Tuesday
Thom Browne Q&A at Brooks Brothers
TUESDAY FINERY

Thom Browne Q&A at Brooks Brothers

Brooks Brothers hosts a trunk show and Q&A with famed New York menswear (anti-) traditionalist Thom Browne. You can preview Browne's new Black Fleece collection, which thankfully includes no fleece whatsoever.

411: Aug 21-23, 4-6pm, Brooks Brothers, 346 Madison (between 44th and 45th), 212-885-6811, by appointment only

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