5 Things To Know This AM — May 26 2011

Barneys own Simon Doonan received a Lifetime Achievement Award from FIT and offered up six tips on how to succeed in life, including "Make sure you have at least one drag queen in your life." Amen. (The Window)
Just in time for the holiday weekend, check out Eater's five alternatives to NYC's biggest tourist trap restaurants. (Eater)
Lady Gaga's been making more headlines than usual. First, she ate David Letterman's notes. Now, she's crashing, like, the internet. (Daily Mail UK)
Ice, ice, baby: Is Smirnoff Ice going the way of 4 Loko due to NYC Health Department concerns? (Huffington Post)
Fleet Week is here and man are some of us horny! New Yorkers are taking to Craigslist to offer up their, err, generosity. (Gothamist)