Happy (belated) Independence Day! We know you’re all nursing your red-white-and-blue-colored hangovers today through Friday, when you head back to the beach and do it all over again. Power through! Four work days left.
Summer is in full swing, and if your warm weather wardrobe needs an update, it’s time to head to the Orlebar Brown sample sale. Now through Sunday, enjoy steep discounts on the brand’s menswear, womenswear, swim items, and accessories.
If movie night at Bryant Park is too crowded for you, consider checking out Downtown Brooklyn Partnership’s film night. The film series kicks off with a classic, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” and includes free popcorn! 1 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, 8 p.m.
Treat your tastebuds to a scrumptious summertime feast at the first-ever Brooklyn Lobster Fest series, a three-weekend event that kicks off tonight. Indulge in classic summer dishes, including lobster rolls and corn on the cob, while enjoying music by The Yucht Brothers. If you can’t make it to the beach this weekend, this seaside-inspired party is a great alternative! 470 Driggs Ave. Brooklyn, 6 p.m.
If you haven’t tried one of Black Tap’s Instagram-famous milkshakes yet, here’s your chance. Babeland and Caper, a bachelorette planning service, have teamed up to host a sweet and sultry event featuring Black Tap’s decadent milkshakes and expert sex tips and advice. More info here. Babeland New York, 43 Mercer St., 7-8 p.m.
Sip on summer’s hottest drink, rose, at NYC’s first-ever large-scale picnic and music fesitval dedicated to the tasty pink drink. Pinknic, created by the founders of La Nuit en Rose, will feature food, music, and of course, rose on Governors Island. Don’t forget to pre-order your picnic basket with goodies curated by celebrity chef Chris Santos. Governors Island, 12 – 6 p.m.
If Governors Island isn’t your thing, stay closer to home and head to Webster Hall’s Carribean themed brunch party, Websy Woozy. With Caribbean cuisine by Vivid Caribbean American Bistro and cocktails by Stolen Rum, this will be a brunch party like no other! $25 Admission includes Island cocktails for the duration of your jaunt and live music by Root Shock with special guests. $35 admission includes 2 food vouchers in addition. Buy tickets here. Webster Hall, 125 E 11th street, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Brunch! Check out The Standard East Village for a perfect garden brunch to kick off July. Read our review here. 25 Cooper Square