Things to do for November 01, 2007

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

A week ends. A weekender begins.

Thursday
2 New Perks
THURSDAY PERKS

2 New Perks

Check into Villa Oliveto and we'll land you your pick of five vintage cars to roam the hills in. Add in a winery tour from In-The-Know Travel, and you've got your perks for the weekend.

Earnest Sewn Sample Sale
WEEKEND SALE

Earnest Sewn Sample Sale

Earnest Sewn parts with some jeans, button downs and t's for under $80. They'll get over it.

411: 819 Washington Street (between Little West 12th and Gansevoort), 212-242-3414

Friday
Mason Dixon on the LES
FRIDAY BULL

Mason Dixon on the LES

Named for the line, not the Rocky Balboa character, this LES spot from the folks behind Spitzer's Corner dishes southern classics (food starts next week) and brings you Manhattan's second mechanical bull. In case you've already mastered the first one.

411: 133 Essex St (between Rivington and Stanton)

Saturday
Centro Vinoteca Opens for Brunch
SATURDAY BRUNCH

Centro Vinoteca Opens for Brunch

"Spiritually Italian" West Village haunt Centro Vinoteca is finally spreading its brunch wings, offering up treats like Lemon Ricotta Pancakes and, if Friday night was rough, the hangover killing Pasta Carbonara Frittata.

411: 74 7th Ave (at Barrow), 212-367-7470, click here for the menu

Sunday
Freeman's First Line of Jeans
SUNDAY DENIM

Freeman's First Line of Jeans

Not satisfied with having made-to-measure suits, a shaving parlor and a restaurant, Freeman's is setting off into the world of denim. Unfortunately, they don't love jeans enough to make more than 100 pairs of them, so save the shave and meal for after you've got your pair.

411: Freeman's Sporting Club, 8 Rivington St, 212-673-3209

Sunday
Drive-By Dessert
SUNDAY TREATING

Drive-By Dessert

The latest in truck-based dessert technology, this "mobile food concept" features pastry talent from Le Cirque, and serves up caramelized pear, fresh hot chocolate bread pudding, and other creations, all for $5.

411: Watch for it around 8th and University

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