The forecast calls for a nor’easter with torential downpours, so maybe we’ll keep this weekend low-key. Rain or shine, we can’t ever stay in the house too long, so we’ve come up with a few little adventures to keep the cabin fever away.
Check out the monthly Housing Works warehouse sale in Long Island City. Its worth the trek– we scored vintage Levi’s and a mint condition YSL blazer at the last sale. Anything and everything you can fit in a brown paper bag for $20. Housing Works
Grab the new Time Out New York Eat Out Awards issue and try a new place for dinner. Doesn’t the delivery guy from your corner deli deserve a night off, especially in the rain? Time Out New York
The 2007 Gen Art Film Festival promises to be a cornucopia of the good, the bad and the ugly for ugly’s sake. One ticket gets you into 7 film premieres and 7 parties.
The April showers are coming, so brush up on your gardening skills in preparation for the May flowers. Smith and Hawken in SoHo (394 West Broadway; 212-925-1190) is co-hosting a “Soon to Bloom” workshop with Cottage Living, with experts teaching the basics of seeding and planting.
Enter the House & Garden Dream Kitchen Sweepstakes and you might win the Jenn-Air dishwasher with an oil-rubbed bronze finish panel. If you live in New York, it probably won’t fit in your kitchenette, so just use it to store your cashmere.