Cheers to the freakin’ weekend! Here’s my fly curated list of the top activities you should check out this weekend.
The celeb fave (worn by Sarah Jessica Parker, Kate Hudson, Jessica Alba and Miley Cyrus) Matt Bernson is holding a sample sale until Sunday, July 1st. The prices have increased from previous Matt Bernson sales but these sandals are so comfy that the ten buck increase is worth it.
Who: Matt Bernson’s Summer Sample Sale
What: Discounted comfortable, padded summer shoes that usually go for upwards of $130
When: Saturday, June 30,11:00AM – 7:00PM
Where: 19 Kenmare St , New York
The alternative urban music and culture website The Couch Sessions kicks off Summer Soul- their monthly series of afternoon showcases spotlighting cutting-edge musical performances of chill-out RnB, Electro Soul/Pop, Indie Rock, Hip Hop, and art exhibitions.
This is an afternoon event of hanging with tastemakers, designers and artists while listening to new music to add to your summer playlists. There will be free drinks from 2:00PM-3:00PM and drink specials after, food is also available.
Admission is free with RSVP.
Summer Soul is held at The Paper Box NYC – Brooklyn’s new independent outdoor/indoor live music and art complex in Williamsburg BK.
Who: The Couch Sessions Presents…Summer Soul Sessions (June Edition)
What: A free afternoon event in Williamsburg showcasing dope new music with free drinks and food specials
When: Saturday, June 30, 2012 from 2:00PM to 8:00PM
Where: The Paper Box NYC- 17 Meadow Street, Brooklyn
Admission: Free with RSVP, RSVP: email@example.com
In the mood for dancing? In Soho, Le Poisson Rouge celebrates the 20th year anniversary of Mecca And The Soul Brother, the critically acclaimed hip -hop album by classic New York producer and hip-hop legends Pete Rock and CL Smooth.
Who: Le Poisson Rouge and Giant Step Present Mecca and The Soul Brother Turns 20 with Pete Rock
What: Celebrate the 20th year anniversary of Mecca And The Soul Brother, meaning dancing all night to classic NYC hits
When: Saturday, June 30, 2012- Doors Open At: 11:00 PM
Where: (Le) Poisson Rouge 158 Bleecker Street (at Thompson St.), New York
Admission: Door Price: $20.00
Brunch at the Yotel is a great day party. The atmosphere is trendy as I’ve seen girls rock red bottoms to brunch! The food is delish and the drinks are ever-flowing. The price is a little high for brunch at $40 per person for a 2 hour reservation but it’s totally worth it.
Who: Yo! Brunch Party
What: Brunch party at the Yotel
When: Sunday, July 1, 2012. From 11:00AM-6:00PM
Where: Yotel Brunch- 570 Tenth Avenue, New York
Last summer I had the opportunity to see Estelle perform uptown at Red Rooster and she tore the restaurant down! The British songstress will perform with others on Sunday at the Fort Hamilton -SGT Deon Taylor Ball Fields in Brooklyn. Bring an old blanket, try to sneak in some wine and enjoy Estelle perform her hits and then see fireworks after.
Who: Free Independence Day Concert With Estelle and More
What: A concert that supports the troops featuring Estelle and fireworks
When: Sunday July 1, 2012 from 4:00PM to 10:00PM
Where: Fort Hamilton – SGT Deon Taylor Fields 101st Street & Fort Hamilton Pkwy Brooklyn, NY
Admission: Free when you register.