I don’t know about you all, but I’m feeling like a million bucks today. I’ve converted to a summer flip flop commute shoe, I ran in a tank top before the sun rose (and it was comfortable), and I have the emerging hints of a tan line from this weekend. This week is going to bring good things, I can feel it. Find further excuses to get out of your apartment below and take advantage of all that the next seven days have to offer!
If you studied abroad in Europe like me, you spent months packing on the pounds with all kinds of late night Nutella creations, making the opening of this new Nutella bar in Eataly extremely exciting and close to my heart.
Fellow lovers of the chocolately spread will be able to indulge in a menu of Nutella on toast, croissants, muffins, cookies, tarts, and more. The grand opening is 5 p.m. tonight, and will continue with normal hours every day from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. 200 5th Ave.
You’re not too late to take part in the Manhattan Cocktail Classic. This Tuesday, you can enjoy a special night of signature cocktails and comedy at NYC’s Stand Comedy Club and Restaurant. Buy your tickets here, or participate in other Cocktail Classic events listed here. 239 3rd Ave 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Redecorating? Check out The Line’s retail store The Apartment in SoHo. The brick-and-mortar store is an attempt to address cyberspace’s detachment of merchandise from life’s narratives and is set up to contain only rarefied objects that the company calls “quintessential”. The Apartment is open Wednesdays noon to 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. It is also open for appointments by request. 76 Greene Street, 3rd Floor
Get sweaty and give back at The Movement, a boutique fitness studio that recently opened in the Flatiron District and offers innovative classes that combine yoga, dance and strength movements. Better yet, the company has pledged to donate $1 per person per class to the National Brain Tumor Society. 32 West 18th St.
DUMBO Brooklyn will be transformed into an evening festival of bicycles at the second annual Bike Home from Work Party tonight from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Pop-up shops with bicycles, clothes and accessories will line the streets along with food and drink to celebrate Bike to Work day. For details and to RSVP, click here. The Archway under the Manhattan Bridge (Water St. between Adams and Pearl St.), DUMBO, Brooklyn
Enjoy the warm weather with brunch at The Pavilion, which took a six year hiatus and recently re-opened in the heart of Union Square. The main draw is their sprawling outdoor patio, which allows you to overlook the park while you sip on mimosas and feast on classic brunch entrees. Union Square
This Sunday, check out New York artist, Kara Walker’s latest exhibit, A Subtlety. The exhibit pays homage to the history of sugar and the plantation labor that undergirded the sugar trade and includes a 75-foot-long impressive sugar sculpture. Domino Sugar Factory, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
After you get your art fix, get your brunch on at recently-reviewed Rosemary’s, serving up delicious Italian entrees like the mouth-watering burrata pictured. Brunch is served Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 18 Greenwich Avenue.