Smile! This weekend our favorite cafe/store/tattoo parlor adds bar to the list.
Indie Bookstore Week
What: Author readings, discounts, and more from neighborhood booksellers.
Why: Good reads and free snacks, like cookies baked by Katherine Yang of Prune.
Where: Bookstores across the city; go to ibnyc.org/calendar for times and locations.
Surface to Air Annual Sale
What: Subtly cool clothing and jewelry from the Paris/New York label at 50-60 percent off.
Why: No shirt, no shoes, no surface.
When: Fri.-Sun., noon-7 p.m.
Where: 5 Crosby St., b/t Howard & Grand Sts., ste. 6d.
SPIT (and SWALLOW)
Around the World in 80 Sips
What: Bottlenotes assembles fourscore new and indie vintages from five continents. (Yes, China makes wine.)
Why: Artisanal cheeses and Salumeria Rosi meats prevent hangovers; a portion of proceeds benefits Robin Hood Foundation.
When: Fri., 6:30-8:30 p.m. DailyCandy readers get $10 off $60 tickets purchased before 2 p.m. Friday. (Enter code DAILYCANDY online.)
Where: 583 Park Ave., b/t 63rd & 64th Sts.
DailyCandy Hosts Denim After Dark
What: Hang with us at Madewell, distress some denim, snack on sweets from Tbsp, and shake it to DJ Justin Carter’s live disco set.
Why: A 20 percent discount at the shop plus styling tips (and swilling) with DailyCandy editors.
When: Thurs., 7-9 p.m.
Where: 486 Broadway, at Broome St. (212-226-6954).
What: A Sliding Doors-esque plot structure follows young lovers Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Lynn Collins as they toss a coin to decide their fate on a hot Fourth of July in NYC.
Why: Choose your own adventure.
When: Opens Fri.
Where: IFC Center, 323 Sixth Ave., at W. 3rd St. (212-924-7771).
Saved Seats at The Mermaid Oyster Bar
What: New spin-off of beloved Mermaid Inn is reserving three tables every night from now until next Thursday for DC readers. Mention DailyCandy when booking.
Why: Bisques, ceviches, fried clams, and sixteen varieties on the half shell.
When: Mon.-Fri., 5:30-11 p.m.; Sat., 5:30-midnight; Sun., 5-10 p.m.
Where: 79 MacDougal St., at Bleecker St. (212-260-0100).