Are you still looking for something new and exciting to do this weekend? Do not fret, because we are here to save the day, or the weekend, for that matter. We searched around the globe for the hottest eateries, best pop-up shops and finest art shows to satisfy your needs. From a 690-mile long yard sale to a couture installation and a new burger joint, there’s something for every guy around the world. Forget about work – it is time to go out and explore.
See our other weekend travel guides here.
ADDISON, MI to GADSDEN, AL: 127 Corridor Sale – The World’s Longest Yard Sale
We’re adding this “yard sale” to our bucket list: The 127 Sale spans more than 690 miles from Michigan to Alabama down the US 127 Corridor. The four-day yard sale is just as it sounds: hundreds of miles of people selling and swapping their goods — cash and carry. As they say, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Details here.
Lookout Mountain Parkway and US 127 Corridor from Gadsden, Alabama to Addison, Michigan
NEW DELHI: Roberto Cavalli‘s Cavalli Caffe
The king of animal print has forayed into the cafe scene. New Delhi inhabitants and visitors alike can shop Roberto Cavalli’s signature prints while enjoying fine dining and speciality cocktails at the inter-connected Cavalli Caffè. Breakfast, aperitif, coffee and after-dinner drinks are all available as well as imported Italian treats and exclusive wines. Molto elegante.
133 Ground Floor, DLF Emporio Mall Vasant Kunj, 110070
BOSTON: “Over There! – Posters from World War I” Exhibit
Few moments in contemporary world history have been more collectively remembered for their devastation than the two great World Wars. In memoriam of the 100th anniversary of WWI, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts is exhibiting 50 wartime posters from the US and Europe. It will be the first time since 1938 that many of the works will be on view, so it’s definitely worth checking out. The exhibition will run through June 14, 2015. Go here for more information.
465 Huntington Avenue, 02115
WINTER PARK: New Shake Shack Location
From humble hot dog cart beginnings in Madison Square Park, New York, Shake Shack has graduated to one of the most beloved burger joints. Now they’re dishing up more delicious servings of Americana down south in Winter Park where the company recently celebrated the grand opening of its fourth Florida location. If the crowd is anything like the Shack’s hometown admirers, expect a bit of a line.
119 N Orlando Avenue, 32789
NEW YORK: Restaurant Week
Finally, fine dining we can all afford. NYC Restaurant Week is upon us once again, and there’s no time like the now to make reservations. Choose from three-course prix fixe menus at some of New York’s most coveted eateries for just $25 for lunch and $38 for dinner. You can browse all of the offerings here.
BEVERLY HILLS: Maison Martin Margiela Boutique Couture Display
After an intriguing look into their Parisian atelier, we learn Maison Martin Margiela Beverly Hills just opened a new build-out focused around their “Artisanal” Spring/Summer 2014 collection. If you’re in the area, this should be worth the trip. The complete couture line will be on display through August 15.
9970 S Santa Monica Boulevard, 90212
SEOUL: “Art and Fashion – Contemporary Art Walks the Runway” Exhibit
South Korea’s top contemporary, modern and performance artists collaborate with designers to bring together an exhibition highlighting and exploring the relationship between art and fashion. Expect to find works from the likes of Lee SangBong, Lee SukTae and Kathleen Kye.
Sungnam Art Center Cube Gallery, BoonDang-Gu, YaTap-Dong 757
SEOUL: Seoul x Soul S2OUL331 Shop-in-Shop
Earlier this week, the S2OUL331 concept shop opened inside the luxury Hyundai Department Store. Local brands like Manuel, Munsoo Kwon, Used Future, Nohant and Tonywack are stocked alongside drink servings. This shop highlights the growth of menswear in the country whose market has been booming exponentially in the last couple years. Free gifts will be given with purchases.
Hyundai Department Store, YangChun-Gu, Mok 1-Dong 916
TOKYO: Chrome Industries Pop-Up Shop-in-Shop
Caffeine and Chrome, it doesn’t get much better. Tomorrow, Saturday, August 9 through Sunday, August 24 Chrome Industries Japan will be hosting a pop-up shop at Streamer Coffee Company’s Gohongi location. Limited-edition messenger bags with the Streamer Coffee logo will be available along with classic caps, sneakers and more. Stop by the opening reception today where there will be free iced coffee and a screen printing workshop.
Meguro-Ku, Chuo-Cho 2-36
(Photo: The Standard Edition)
BROOKLYN: “The Best of Japan” Pop-Up by Hickoree’s
In case you missed it, Hickoree’s have been running an amazing pop-up hosting some of Japan’s finest labels. For those who don’t have the luxury of frequent trips overseas, this is a rare opportunity to grab many hard-to-find brands like Kapital, The Superior Labor, Tieasy and more. This is their last weekend, so don’t miss out!
109 S 6th Street, 11249
LONDON: Levi’s Commuter Workspace
If you are an avid London cyclist, Levi’s have a special treat for you: the American label is opening up a Levi’s Commuter Workspace in Shoreditch. The space not only serves as a meeting ground with live music for creatives, but it is also a storefront for their collaboration items with Brooks England and complimentary limited-edition accessories. The pop-up shop is only open until August 17, so this would be the perfect weekend to explore all the amenities the newest brick-and-mortar has to offer.
31 New Inn Yard, Shoreditch, EC2A 3EY
MONTAUK: Baxter of California #BaxterWeekend Pop-Up Barber & Shop
With their trademark tools, Baxter of California will take over the Surf Lodge Lobby in Montauk, New York. The grooming specialists will offer complimentary goods and services to help you look like a Roaring Twenties gentleman — hair and beard touch-ups and product samples — again, all complimentary. There will even be two concerts, one on each weekend day, and a chance to enter in a sweepstakes. Stop by this weekend to look your absolute best and have some fun. Find all the info here.
Surf Lodge Lobby, 183 Edgemere Street, 11954
VENICE: New Moncler Flagship Boutique
High-end Italian ski outfitter Moncler announce the opening of their first boutique in Venice. The one-story flagship is in the heart of downtown with smoked oak walls, grey Carnico stone floors and a white Istrian stone facade, blending right in with its neighboring Venetian buildings.
Calle Larga 22, 30124