And just like that, it’s the last week of summer whites. We recommend squeezing in as much as possible before we blink and it’s sweater weather! This means lots of al fresco dining, all of the rose, and an action-packed weekday calendar. Until next year, August..
The U.S. Open kicks off today, but you don’t have to trek out to Flushing Meadows to take part in the action. Thanks to Haven Rooftop, you can watch all the matches without leaving Manhattan. The rooftop bar and restaurant will be showing all the games on big screen TVs and offering $48 pitchers of the Open’s signature Grey Goose Honey Deuce cocktail. 132 W. 47th St.
Get yourself at S’well water bottle (or two!) at the brand’s sample sale, going on now through Sunday. These stylish, stainless steel bottles are on sale for a great price – $12 for a 9 oz., $18 for a 17 oz., and $22 for a 25 oz. – and are perfect for keeping your water cold for a workout or your coffee hot for those upcoming chilly days. 260 Fifth Avenue, Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For a unique way to celebrate Wine Wednesday, check out this wine and marshmallow pairing event, featuring build-your-own marshmallow kabobs, marshmallow roasting bars, coffee-infused wine, and much more. WeWork Chelsea, 115 W. 18th St., 6-8 p.m.
If you’ve got a sweet tooth, September is your month. All month long, participating NYC restaurants and sweet shops will be offering designated Sweet September desserts and donating a portion of the proceeds to Citymeals. Some participating eateries include DBGB, Jacques Torres Chocolate, Blue Marble Ice Cream, and Little Cupcake Bakeshop. Various locations, all month long.
This is your last chance to take part in Surf Yoga Beer’s Summer of Surf event! This event features a morning yoga/bootcamp session and a surf lesson with skilled instructors. You also get a ride to and from the beach, tacos for lunch, happy hour drinks, prizes, and a Surf Yoga Beer tank. Rockaway Beach, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Get in one last waterfront party before summer ends at BreakFestival, a two-day event on the East River featuring the best breakfast bites and drinks in NYC, as well as amazing views. Tickets get you unlimited samples at all the food stations, unlimited beer, cider, and cocktails, live music, and much more. Whatever you do, don’t forget to stop by the bacon bar! Stuyvesant Cove Park, 24-20 FDR Drive, 2-5 p.m.
Making plans for Labor Day weekend brunches? Check out our guide for the best way to spend your holiday weekend.