“The Playground” Your Guide To What To Do This Weekend…


    Whether you’re staying in the city, or going east, it’s time to figure out where to spend your time. Below are our picks of some of the weekend’s best events in the city, and as always, you can find the full details as well as more events on our full NYC calendar HERE. If you are heading out to the East End, go HERE for our Hampton listings.

    SoBe Summer Fridays Kick-Off [Afternoon Details Night Details] Where: Stephen Weiss Studios DJ M.O.S. and DJ Eleven spin first, with a live performance by Asher Roth, then DJ Paul Sevigny takes over the evening with a live performance by Robin Thicke. Invite only. When: Today, 1:00 pm – 1:00 am

    Sounds Like Paper Concert [Details] Where: South Street Seaport, NYC (map) Why: Paper Mag and Ray Ban kick off the Seaport Summer with Kid Cudi, Chester French, and DJ sets by Les Savy Fav. Free to the public. When Today 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    L'Altruist Presents Protea [Details] Where: Citrine Why: Enjoy drum and dance performances, a silent auction and a raffle, with hors d'oeuvres by Ark Restaurants, and music by dj mOma. Tickets start at $20 When: Today, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    World Premier of Object of Detachment [Details] Where: Eva Scrivo Why: Enjoy an evening of wine tasting, food, and film (a satirical and comical view into the world of television commercialism) to raise money in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC. Tickets start at 25 bucks on line When: Today, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    BLEU Magazine's 3rd Year Anniversary Bash [Details] Where: Greenhouse Why: Celebrate with DEF JAM Recording Group Electrik Red, Publisher De'von Christopher, Ed Hardy Vodka, and singer Brandy! By Invite Only. When: Today, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Wiimbledon 2009 [Details] Where: Barcade Why: 128 of the city's most accomplished Wii Tennis athletes in a day-long smackdown. 5 dollar admission online. When: Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Carrera Summer Escape [Details] Where: Cooper Square Hotel Why: Welcome back real summer weather with exercise, sun, and cocktails When Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm