Live out of the half shell.
Maison Premiere’s Expanded Menu
What: The oyster-shucking extraordinaires add twenty or so small plates (fluke crudo, lobster corn custard) to the lineup.
Why: One cannot live on bivalves alone. (Or can she?)
When: Mon.-Fri., 4 p.m.-4 a.m.; Sat. & Sun., noon-4 a.m.
Where: 298 Bedford Ave., b/t Grand & S. 1st Sts. (347-335-0446).
What: Salad staples — and top August crops — get a French twist in restaurants around the city (cherry tomato and apricot crumble at Cafe d’Alsace, seafood risotto-stuffed purple Cherokee tomatoes at French Roast).
Why: Toast the harvest with the Tomate Provençal, an aperitif infused with the fruit.
When: Thru Aug. 24.
Where: Locations and hours at tourdefrancenyc.com.
The All-Stars of Improvs
What: Upright Citizens Brigade alums put on two acts of completely improvised, raucous fun.
Why: They’ve sharpened their humorous chops writing for Saturday Night Live, The Office, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, and more.
When: Sun., 7 p.m.
Where: East River Park, FDR Dr., b/t Houston & E. 6th Sts.
Charm & Chain Warehouse Sale
What: The online purveyor of designer jewelry hosts its first off-line sale in more than two years.
Why: Spring and summer stunners from Kara Ross, Alexis Bittar, Erickson Beamon, Dannijo, Kendra Scott, and others at up to 70 percent off.
When: Today, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 611 Broadway, b/t Houston & Bleecker Sts., ste. 511.
What: Cult-loved performance art incubator Ars Nova presents a scavenger hunt-meets-silent dance party, complete with public dares, timed Facebook challenges, and $3 pickle back shots.
Why: Sync your iPod at the door and brace for the unexpected. Omnipresent invisible host Travis Buchanan does anything but phone it in.
When: Tonight, 8 p.m.
Where: 511 W. 54th St., b/t Tenth & Eleventh Aves. (212-489-9800). Tickets ($15) at ovationtix.com.
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