Head out for a date night featuring cocktails & oysters. Evelyn Drinkery & Village Fishmonger are hosting an eve filled with yum cocktails & date night perfect bites. Tix are $10 for Sunday at Evelyn Drinkery (171 Ave C, bw 10th &11th Sts).
Update your downtown foodie favs.Taste of Tribeca 2013 is a benefit event for the arts education in community schools. When you buy a ticket, you will get six plates from various local restaurants.
Get your wardrobe ready for some fabulush spring first dates. Not sure what to wear on date night? Then you should totes check out MG’s picks for 3 spring date dresses every woman should own. Get it girls!
Watch a film on rooftop downtown. Downtown Rooftop Films hosts indie film screenings all over the city and this weekend it will be in LES. For tix, Open Road Rooftop (350 Grand St, bw Essex & Ludlow St).
Get your Comme des fix. With tons of items listed at 50-70% off, you can totes update your spring date night wardy. Look for printed skirts, floral tops & structured jackets. Located at 127 W 30th St.
Make the city your personal gym. When the weather is gorg (like it will be this weekend) Midtown Chap & I like to plan different runs through our fav neighborhoods in Manhattan. A run up Park Avenue or along the East side river is our go-to spots, espesh on a warm eve. Totes in #SkinnyMG mode dahlings!
Cheer on the NYC fav at the Kentucky Derby. The Bell House NY is hosting a full day of Derby fun ($10 at door). Watch 3-year-old colt Verrazano, named after the NYC bridge, race in this Saturday’s Kentucky Derby (hope he wins!). If you’ll be watching at home, use MG’s fabulush cocktail recipes as a guide to making some light & delish sips.
Get your foodie on, Asian style. The Lucky Rice Festival features a menu of inventive Asian dishes by 20 master chefs. Sip on delish cocktails while tasting even more delish food.
Glam up your apartment decor. Add some Hollywood chic to an old chair by spray painting the legs a brushed silver. Or, why not visit your fabric store (or the garment district in Midtown), and pick up a few yards of a brightly colored or boldly printed fabric for some spring flair. Fold the fabric and use as a duvet for your bed or throw for your sofa. Easy x 100
Check out the inspiration behind Japan’s Street Style. “Fashion Fast Forward: Japanese Art Goes POP” event explores the art-inspired street style and will feature an interview with the founders of Tokyo label Dresses/Undressed. Located at Japan Society.
Taste bites from NY’s foodie spots. Dish West is a 4 hour food & drink event that features various vendors from all over the city. It’s a great way to find out new date night favs & brunch in the city spots. Located at Altman Building (135 W 18th St, b/w 6th & 7th Aves).
View the pretty flowers. The Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival is a 2-day fair featuring a fashion show, workshops & tea ceremonies. Located at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Throw a spontaneous Girls’ Night In eve with your girlfriends. Today I’m having a few friends over for some cocktails, bites and most importantly…to catch up on their dating lives! For some chic tips on a get together, check out MG’s 10 Ideas For A Fabulush Girls’ Night In Party.
Head over to the Badgley Mischka sample sale. Located at their showroom (260 Fifth Avenue Showroom), stock up on tweed, cocktail dresses & other pretty pieces, all at 60-80% off.
Celebrate your inner literary lover. At the Downtown Literary Festival (McNally Jackson Books 52 Prince St.), Sunday will be filled with events dedicated to downtown New York.
Check out the Spring Fair in Soho. Just in time for Mother’s Day, head down to 154 Grand St to shop for handmade jewelry & discounted clothing.
Update your online dating profile for Spring. Add a new picture to your profile. You’d be surprised at how many profile photos are over a year old! Keep your pics fresh dolls & those dates will come.
Spray paint some color in your home office. I have an eggplant bookcase that is crying for something bright. I’ll be shopping for tangerine colored spray paint for the backboard of the bookcase. Will share deets on how it turns out
Shop a pretty Spring sample sale! Nicole Miller (260 5th Ave, Avenue Showroom) sample sale will feature striped separates, dipped hem maxi dresses and everything else you’ll need to refresh your spring wardy.
Clean out your closet & sell your barely-worn designer pieces for new classics. In MG Closet, I have 3 pairs of Dolce & Gabbana boots that have been worn less than a handful of times. I’m selling them for a new statement bag in my current fav color – tangerine.
Start a new tradition this Easter.Midtown Chap & I will be adding some new dishes to our Easter dinner, that way we can make our own special memories for this lovely holiday.