8 Things To Do In NYC This Week

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Say hello to June and all the goodness that comes with it. With outdoor concerts, delicious food fairs, and a special R29 discount to boot, the first week of the month is looking pretty stellar. Read on to find out where we'll be to kick the month off right.
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Snag designer vintage for 50% off.
PinkClouds is starting the week off right with its very first sample sale. Featuring one-of-a-kind pieces for a fraction of their original retail prices, the wares at this two-day event are not to be missed. PinkClouds' designers include Adolfo, Courrèges, and Givenchy. What more could you want?
When: Monday, June 2, and Tuesday, June 3
Where: 403 Broome Street (between Lafayette and Centre streets); 646-476-2566.
Get crackin'.
Starting tomorrow night, Chef Hong Thaimee will host a weekly Thai Crab & Singha Beer Feast. Roll your sleeves up to get down and dirty. Guests will hammer and pick through two jumbo Maryland crabs steamed in aromatic herbs and served with a Thai dipping sauce. Oh, and don't forget that Singha beer!
When: Every Tuesday starting June 3. Seatings are also available at 6 and 8:30 p.m.
Where: Ngam, 99 Third Avenue (at East 13th Street); 212-777-8424.
Tickets: $40. Reservations can be made by phone or email.
Do cool sh*t.
Miki Agrawal, the best-selling author of the entrepreneurship guide DO COOL SH*T, is hosting an evening of collaboration, discussion, and, most deliciously, great food. Join Agrawal, her team, and other creatively minded individuals for a night that will leave you motivated and inspired.
When: Tuesday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: WILD Williamsburg: 340 Bedford Avenue (between South Second and South Third streets); 347-599-0699.
Tickets: $50.
Have a bite on Broadway.
Broadway Bites is open for the summer, and our stomachs could not be more delighted. Brooklyn Taco, Melt Bakery ice-cream sandwiches, Korean BBQ, and more all in one place — hooray! And, in the heart of Herald Square, to boot.
When: Tuesday, June 3, to Friday, August 1
Where: At the intersection of 33rd Street and Broadway.
Celebrate Brooklyn with Janelle Monáe.
Janelle Monáe. Free Concert. Wednesday at Prospect Park. What else can we say? The Q.U.E.E.N. will be taking the stage to kick off Celebrate Brooklyn. Be sure to get there early because this one's going to be packed.
When: Wednesday, June 4. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; concert begins at 8 p.m.
Where: Prospect Park Bandshell, 9th Street and Prospect Park West.
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Get knotty.
Knotty Gal, an accessories line from NYC-based mother-daughter duo Nur-E Gulshan Rahman and Nur-E Farhana Rahman, is celebrating its first birthday this week. The event will feature an hour-long open bar and 15% off Knotty Gal's newest collection. Plus, a portion of the evening's proceeds will be donated to the Bhandari Girls' School in Bogra, Bangladesh.
When: Wednesday, June 4, 7 to 10 p.m.
Where: 55 Gansevoort Street (between Greenwich and Washington streets); no phone.
Tickets: $30.
Put this exclusive Refinery29 discount to use.
Kiki de Montparnasse is kicking off its sample sale with an offer exclusive to our readers. Mention Refinery29 at the register and receive an additional 10% discount — on top of the 75% off markdowns, no less.
When: Wednesday, June 4, noon to 8 p.m.; Thursday, June 5, to Monday, June 9, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 79 Greene Street (between Spring and Broome streets); 212-965-8070.
Splurge without really splurging.
Creatures of Comfort's semi-annual blowout sale is back this week. With labels like Wren, Band of Outsiders, Isabel Marant, and Rachel Comey on its designer list, this event is a perfect opportunity for a wardrobe upgrade sans the bank-account outrage.
When: Thursday, June 5, 3 to 7 p.m.; Friday, June 6, and Saturday, June 7, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Creatures of Comfort, 345 Broome Street (between Bowery and Elizabeth Street); no phone.
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