Things to do for November 15, 2007

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

The weekend is impervious to rain.

Thursday
UD Perks
THURSDAY PERKS

UD Perks

Upstart hickey ventures out of the Hickey Freeman fold with a "Renegade Americana" look, and Perks has landed 40% off. Also, a shaving kit from eShave to keep you away from that "Homeless Americana" look.

Friday
Japanese Design Behemoth Opens in SoHo
FRIDAY OPENING

Japanese Design Behemoth Opens in SoHo

Already reaching Uniqlo-like levels of hype, Muji brings the same utilitarian chic to housewares, stationary and furniture. The first 500 to make it through checkout get a free Muji tote bag, in case you need something to carry organic produce in.

411: Opening Nov 16, 12pm, 455 Broadway (between Grand and Howard)

Friday
Mason Dixon Gets a Menu
FRIDAY GRUB

Mason Dixon Gets a Menu

Manhattan's second mechanical bull just got its teeth. Down home favorites like Low Country Fried Steak and a Pulled Pork Platter help you celebrate your victory over yet another machine.

411: 133 Essex St, 212-260-4100, see the menu here

Common Projects and Friends
WEEKEND SALES

Common Projects and Friends

At sale depot The News, check out sneaker gurus Common Projects at sample prices, with Bruce, Rogues Gallery and Vena Cava on the side.
411: Nov 14-16, 10am-6pm, The News, 495 Broadway

DSquared2, Maison Martin Margiela and Sophia Kokosalaki
Upstairs in the same building, get half off this season's crop from three unpronounceable designers.
411: Nov 15 (10am-6pm) and Nov 16 (10am-3pm), 495 Broadway, 8th Floor

What Comes Around Goes Around
The vintage institution takes a step towards vintage prices, with label and thrift store looks from $40 to $350, and everything in the store at least 20% off.

411: Nov 15-18, 351 W Broadway (at Grand St), 212-343-9303

Thursday
Graffiti Hosts Thanksgiving
THANKSGIVING VENUE

Graffiti Hosts Thanksgiving

Announcing open competition with your Aunt Ruth, this sweet-and-savory spot is hosting parties of up to twenty for Thanksgiving, and letting guests bring in their own decorations and music to personalize the space. For grub, offerings include Braised Cinnamon Pork, Pumpkin Roasted Pecan Tart and copious amounts of wine.

411: 224 E 10th St, 212-677-0695, $65 per person including wine.

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