After a weekend of Cadbury eggs, afternoon tea, and champagne, it’s safe to say we celebrated Easter in full form. Whether you’re suffering from a chocolate hangover or a bubbles hangover on this fine Monday morning, we have a week of fun to get you back on track and feeling yourself.
Maybe you didn’t get the chocolate you were hoping for in your Easter basket? Have no fear. Mast Brothers is holding a factory tour and chocolate tasting tonight from 5 – 5:45 p.m. Buy your tickets here for $16. 111 N 3rd St, Brooklyn
It’s officially wedding season, which means it’s time to refresh your cocktail dress wardrobe. Thankfully, Rent the Runway is hosting a sample sale today from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. More info here. 260 Fifth Ave.
No need to get jealous of all your DC friends Instagrams of the blossoming foliage this week. We have our own cherry blossoms at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, only a short subway ride away. More info on peak blooms here. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., 990 Washington Avenue
We’re all sad that Mad Men’s final season began this weekend after eight years of obsession over Don Draper. The good news is The Museum of the Moving Image is hosting a “Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men” exhibit through June 14th, featuring costumes, sets, and familiar memorabilia. 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria
Tonight marks the start of the Food Book Fair, with three days of eating, drinking and great discussions around the intersection of food and writing with an impressive lineup of panelists. Buy your tickets here. Friday-Sunday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wythe Hotel, 80 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn
Brunch! Check out Esperanto for fun Latin fare and a cheap booze deal in Alphabet City. Read our full review here. 145 Avenue C, serves brunch on Saturdays and Sundays beginning at 10 a.m.
In lieu of brunch today, head to the Bloody Mary festival to sample some of the best brunch cocktails Brooklyn has to offer. As a bonus, schmooze with our NYC editors, who will be judging this event. Tickets can be purchased here, and include 3 hours of unlimited tastes of 12 of Brooklyn’s best Bloody Marys, plus lunch by Delaney’s BBQ. Industry City, 233 37th Street, 1 to 4 p.m.