Things to do for November 25, 2009

The Weekender

Apple Pie Vodka and the Breslin Does Dinner

The weekend is the new Beatrice.

Wednesday
Subway Memorabilia Auction
SUB SALE

Subway Memorabilia Auction

The city's retiring old trains and selling off the parts so you can outfit your apartment with benches, terminal signs, maps, even an actual set of subway doors. And they're also parting with train poles, which hold obvious appeal to both straphangers and MTA-themed gentlemen's clubs.

Items available now

Thursday
Meet the Thanksgiving Burger
FAST FEAST

Meet the Thanksgiving Burger

Until Sunday, get your entire Thanksgiving feast in one savory, overstuffed package—we're talking about an oversize turkey burger loaded with mashed sweet potatoes, cranberry-orange chutney and a profound sense of patriotism.

Friday
Retail Triage at Partners & Spade
NURSING

Retail Triage at Partners & Spade

In the interest of shopping safety, the art, knickknack and whimsy salesmen at Partners & Spade are providing a little safety net should you happen to find yourself on the business end of a lunatic Black Friday shopper. They'll have a registered nurse stationed in their window from 12 to 6—yes, you can ask for a lollipop when you're done.

The Breslin Serves Dinner
DINE-ING

The Breslin Serves Dinner

After easing into the realms of breakfast and lunch, the Spotted Pig's younger brother finally has the savoriness you've been waiting for: stuffed pig's foot. The new dinner menu also has braised beef shin, lamb burger, a four-meat terrine board and something called Scrumpets, which could also be used to describe the well-groomed hipsters in the Ace Hotel lobby.

5:30pm-12am, The Breslin, Ace Hotel, 20 W. 29th St, 212-679-1939

Saturday
Brooklyn Flea Takes Manhattan
FLEA-ING

Brooklyn Flea Takes Manhattan

After quietly dominating Brooklyn, the Flea takes Manhattan for the first time, and they've brought some choice holiday season wares: artisanal pickles and mustard from McClure's, vintage watches from David Sokosh and home beer-making kits from Brooklyn Brew Shop. Be sure to stop by before they pack up their caravans and ford the East River.

Opens Friday, Gifted, 20 E. 4th St (at Lafayette)

Monday
Infused Vodka Drinks at Mari Vanna
SOVIET SPIRIT

Infused Vodka Drinks at Mari Vanna

Nobody infuses like the Russians. So when Gramercy's premier Russian reliquary rolls out seasonal vodka specials, we're all ears. The latest batch includes Sugar Cookie—a pumpkin-infused vodka and nutmeg blend—and an apple vodka, Frangelico and apple syrup mix called the Apple Pie on the Rocks. All of which can be effortlessly infused into your meal of caviar and beef stroganoff.

Mari Vanna, 41 E. 20th St (near Park Ave S.), 212-777-1955

Tuesday
Purple Magazine Photo Show
SEX SHOW

Purple Magazine Photo Show

There's a fine line separating tasteful adult entertainment from Purple magazine founder Olivier Zahm's first gallery show, full of barely dressed models behaving badly. But that's the type of line we don't mind toeing.

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