Guide to the Weekend: Friday-the-13th/Valentine’s Day Edition
Written by Bwog Staff
For perhaps the most coincidental calendar arrangement all year, accord it due celebration with these weekend tips:
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
Weekends 10am-7pm, Barney’s Co-op 255 W. 17th Street btw 7th and 8th Aves.
Save 50-75% off on all Barney’s designer merchandise. The sale runs through Sunday March 1st – get there soon, because the good stuff goes quick!
1000 Fifth Ave. at 82nd St. (212-879-5500)
A good opportunity to revel in the artistic possibilities of love. This exhibit closes on the 16th, so don’t delay!
Price: Free with CUID
Friday and Saturday
Friday and Saturday, 10am-5pm
Phillips de Pury & Company 450 W. 15th St. nr. Tenth Ave. (212-940-1301)
Ten of the most influential contemporary artists in India and Pakistan display their work at this special weekend-only exhibit.
Friday 7:45 & 9:45pm, East West Bookstore – Gallery West 78 Fifth Ave. at 14th St. (212-243-5995)
Astrologer Gahl Sasson explains the mystics and mysteries of V-Day—learn to manipulate and read the signs to foster a happy and healthy relationship.
Saturday 8pm, Housing Works Bookstore 126 Crosby St (212.334.3324)
PostSecret, among others, sponsor this event to sooth the lovelorn with wine and break-up stories that are bound to make even the most unfortunate amongst us feel loved. Admission will include a free book.
Price: $15 regular/$50 VIP
Saturday 10:30pm, 307 W. 26th St. nr. Eighth Ave. (212-366-9176)
This annual comedy show expounds upon all things rejection-related. To pick up the mood, the show will also include live music, free beer, and an after-party (presumably with lots and sexy singles with nothing better to do on Valentine’s… just saying.)
Saturday 8pm, 64 Third Avenue at 11th Street (212-253-6955)
Free Bud Light for everyone that brings a picture of their ex—if you pin the picture up on the dartboard and hit a bullseye, you get a free hour of beer. Nothing pink or heartshaped, promise.
Saturday 9pm 134 West Third Street between Sixth Avenue and McDougal Street (212-253-6955)
A party framed around drink specials: $3 cosmos, $2 Stoli cocktails, and $3 shots of Love Potion. Bail yourself out of the lovesick blues (or have a crazy night on the town with your honey)–either way, alcohol at this price is difficult to pass up.
Sunday 12-3pm, (Le) Poisson Rouge 158 Bleecker St. nr. Thompson St. (212-505-3474)
Hula-hooping, a healthy snack spread, and a free photo in a take-home frame with not-too-sappy love songs being mixed in the background promise a refreshing post-Valentine’s afternoon.
Price: $15 advance/$18 at the door
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