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The Lion is adding its special summer BBQ brunch menu – featuring pulled BBQ pork sandwiches, the Lion Burger, jalapeno-spiked corn bread, and more – in addition to its à la carte listings. (The Lion)

One Kings Lane is releasing a selection of limited-edition Designer Series Beach Towels created by artists such as Tracy Reese, Steven Alan, Rebecca Minkoff, Jenni Kayne, and more every week until June 18. A portion of each designer's proceeds will go to a charity of his or her choice, so check back often. (One King's Lane)

Mark your calendars! A week from today, Rue La La will be spilling the deets on its Five Dollar Surprise Party Sale. The company will be celebrating its fifth birthday by offering a wide selection of luxurious items — from an Hermès Birkin bag to a Rolex watch — for only five bucks. Be sure to check their Facebook page for the fine print. (Rue La La)

A Polo flagship store is set to open on Fifth Avenue in the fall of 2014, complete with an in-store restaurant in addition to men's, women's, and children's wear. We're not sure which to pop first — bottles or collars. (Racked)

To celebrate June's Pet Adoptathon, Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel has partnered with North Shore Animal League America to serve up a pet-inspired food and cocktail menu at R Lounge. Think "Fire Hydrant" cocktails and "Scooby Snack" treats. Plus, a portion of sales from this limited-edition menu will be donated to the animal rescue and adoption organization. (R Lounge)

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