Why is it that short weeks always seem the longest? It seems like most of the city is already on weekend mode, preparing to pack up and leave town early to celebrate Independence Day. However, there’s still plenty to do in the city that never sleeps prior to schlepping out to the beach. Here’s what we’re looking forward to this week.
Undo the damage from the weekend, #FitBitches!
Today, NYC’s favorite dance cardio studio, DanceBody, launched their video streaming subscription, DanceBody@Home. The streaming service features high quality videos with footage from studio classes with real music and real energy, so you have no excuse not to get your booty moving no matter where you’re located! You can sign up for a full monthly membership, a weekly pass, or a limited offer of two weeks for $14.99.
Flex Studios‘ Noho location is turning one and throwing a big birthday bash to celebrate. Join the fitness studio for a night of workouts, Sweaty Betty giveaways, snacks, drinks, mini facials, and blowouts by booking an evening class (5 p.m. or later) on Monday. 650 Broadway, Floor 3, New York, NY 10012
Emily and I spend an embarrassing amount of money getting By Chloe’s guac burgers and taco salads delivered on Postmates to avoid the inevitably long line. Chloe Coscarelli, the first-ever vegan to win a Food Network competition and founder of buzzy restaurant By Chloe, is stopping by The Strand at Club Monaco to celebrate the launch of her latest book, “Chloe’s Vegan Italian Kitchen: 150 Pizzas, Pastas, Pestos, Risottos & Lots of Creamy Italian Classics.” The “Cupcake Wars” champ will also be cooking up treats and signing copies of her book at the book launch party from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More information here. 160 Fifth Ave.New York, NY 10010
Get your hands on apparel by some of NYC’s hottest emerging designers at the CFDA Incubator’s group sample sale. Pick up discounted designer items from brands like Ji Oh, Charles Youssef, K/LLER Collection, and more. 209 W. 38th St. New York, NY 10018
Unwind this Thursday Thursday at Cooper Hewitt’s popular summer series, Cocktails at Cooper Hewitt. Enjoy cocktails and light fare by Tarallucci e Vino in the museum’s newly renovated Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden. Music will be provided by award-winning DJ Kitty Cash. More information here. 90th St. between Madison and Fifth Ave. New York, NY 10128
Celebrate the Fourth of July early with special patriotic treats at Bill’s Bar & Burger and The Lively. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a Fire Cracker shake for $7 at all Bill’s Bar locations, or cool down with a red, white, and blue boozy snow cone for $6 at The Lively. Numerous locations
Shopping + puppies = one successful Saturday. Stop by Artists & Fleas in Williamsburg this weekend for a day of shopping for you and your four-legged friend. The market will be filled with puppy apparel, treats, and toys, and dogs will be invited to strut their stuff in a pool to be crowned the Cutest Pup in the Pool at this third-annual event. Prizes will be awarded for best costume, best attitude, and more. 70 N. 7th St. Brooklyn, NY 11249
After being recently crowned as one of the World’s Best 50 Restaurants, we immediately high-tailed it over to Estela for brunch. The Soho restaurant didn’t disappoint and napped a Bitch-approved A rating, particularly for the epic egg sandwich. Best of all, Estela takes reservations so grab a seat for your next weekend brunch! Read the full review of Estela here. 47 E. Houston St, New York, NY 10012