Rain rain go away— just in time for Memorial Day Weekend we hope. Itching to get out east this holiday, we’re preparing our summer bodies with Meatpacking District’s free Sweat Sessions and planning our schedule over Citron Espresso Tonics at Toby’s Estate. Most importantly, we’re always brunching! Keep reading for this week’s social agenda.
Pop-Up Magazine, the acclaimed “live magazine” show, is coming back to David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center tonight. The entire performance was created for a stage, a screen, and a live audience. Shows are one night only and nothing goes online after, so make sure to reserve your tickets! Contributors to tonight’s “Spring Issue” include the amazing actress Joy Bryant of Parenthood, comedian Franchesca Ramsey of MTV’s Decoded, writer Helen Rosner of The New Yorker, filmmaker Marcus Ubungen, and so many more. David Geffen Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza
The Meatpacking District’s wellness program, Sweat Sessions, returns this evening. The free outdoor series has become a community staple over the past several years and consists of three 45-minute classes at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm nearly every Tuesday night throughout the summer. The Meatpacking District’s Sweat Sessions take place at Hudson River Park’s 14th Street Park, on 10th Avenue between 14th and 15th streets. Each class is completely free and open to the public, but your spot must be reserved prior to attending. Plus, head across the street post-workout to Samsung 837 for signature Cool Downs featuring complimentary lite bites & hydrating sips from local businesses and Sweat Sessions brand partners. 14th Street Park
Iced coffee season has finally arrived! We’re so excited about the Citron Espresso Tonic launching at Toby’s Estate Coffee locations throughout the city. Moving beyond the classic cold brews, iced coffees and iced lattes of the world, Toby’s partnered with Boylan Bottling to create this refreshing and visually striking drink made with Boylan’s Tonic Water, orange blossom simple syrup, a floated shot of Toby’s Estate Bedford Blend Espresso, and candied orange peel for just $5.00. Make your summer plans with your friends over a few of these drinks today. Multiple Locations
Forgot this weekend was the unofficial launch of summer? Get your last minute plans together and head out to Southhampton to the brand new Maison Vivienne opening this weekend. The property is an elegantly modern French culinary destination with Collaborating Executive Chef, Florian V. Hugo, that features an inn, restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating, an herb and vegetable garden, and a bar and lounge on the premises. Located on Main Street in Southampton, NY it is steps away from the town’s luxury shopping area, restaurants, bars and the world famous Cooper Beach is just minutes away. We can’t wait to see you there. Maison Vivienne, 136 Main Street, Southampton
Happy first Summer Friday! Why not celebrate with a late afternoon picnic in Hudson River Park? Poulet Sans Tête, the new, rotisserie chicken takeaway and delivery service from West Village charmer, Left Bank, has you covered. Available from 1:00pm – 9:30pm, Poulet Sans Tête is serving up full rotisserie chickens with all of the accoutrements via pick-up or delivery. Swing by after work, pick-up your delicious French-inspired meal, grab a bottle of wine, and head to the nearby park- the perfect summer Friday that will make all of your Instagram followers très jaloux. 117 Perry Street
Cheeky rooftop hotspot, Magic Hour, just launched brunch! Playing off of the venue’s amusement park theme, you will find over-the-top versions of classic brunch dishes like Moxy Pancakes featuring a stack of over 20 fluffy flapjacks, Crispy French Toast layered Jenga Style, and a giant 200 oz. “Pick Your Potion” Spritz that can be shared with over 10 friends. Keep watch for our review coming soon. 485 7th Ave, 18th floor
Recently, the Bitches went back to Sadelle’s in SoHo. What’s become a neighborhood staple is serving up smoked fish towers like salmon with all the fixins for a build your own bagel. We weren’t too impressed by the crowded and loud nature of the restaurant, but you have to brunch here at least once whether with your girlfriends or your family so why not make it this weekend?