SEE IT: art I fell for this week
Paris vs. NYC is a great art/design blog run by Vahram Muratyan, a graphic artist who presents contradictions between NYC and Paris in poster format (you can buy them here!) Here are a couple of my faves:
WATCH IT: video I peeped this week that you should too
HEAR IT: songs I downloaded this week
1. Nostalgia by Cut Off Your Hands 2. Happy As Can Be by Cut Off Your Hands 3. Comes and Goes (In Waves) by Greg Laswell 4. My Fight for You by Greg Laswell 5. Starlight by Muse 6. Easy by Dragonette 7. Fixin to Thrill by Dragonette 8. Grown Ocean by Fleet Foxes
Alexander McQueen at the Met
DO IT: things to add to your calendar this week
Outdoor Films! Tonight you can see Back to the Future, The Princess Bride, or Wall-E; tomorrow catch Star Trek. See my full outdoor film calendar for locations and details.
If you haven't checked out the High Line since they opened the second section last month, check it out! Time Out New York has a great High Line guide and hot spots around that area to check out.
Last week of Shakespeare in the Park! Enter here to sign up for the virtual ticket drawing.
Only a few more weekends! See Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty at the Met through August 7th. (I'm going tomorrow- it looks stunning!)
Borders bookstores are going out of business and liquidating all of their inventory- go snag some beach reads on the cheap. (You don't want your e-reader full of sand, do you?)