shopping 03.4.11

the skint
The Koch Bridge?

Up to 75% off Pratesi bedding and towels, tomorrow thru Tuesday, 9-6:30, at Soiffer Haskin, 317 W. 33rd [8th/9th]. CC only, no strollers, no kids under 12. 

Last chance for this round of the Barneys Warehouse Sale, 255 W. 17th [7th/8th] 212.450.8400. Today, 10-7, tomorrow and ending Sunday, 10-9.

Hayden-Harnett is having a sale thru 3/15 on women's clothing, bags, and accessories. It's up to 80% both online and at their Brooklyn store, 211 Franklin [Freeman] 718.349.2247.

Aero, 419 Broome [Crosby/Laf] 212.966.4700, has select new and vintage furniture up to 75% off thru Sunday.

Men's clothing by Buckler, 13 Gansevoort [W. 13th/Hudson] 212.255.1596, is up to 85% off retail, today thru Sunday.

Mark your calendars: coming up is the Hermès sale from 3/23-3/27: scarves, leather goods, bags, and accessories will be up to 40% off at Soiffer Haskin, 317 W. 33rd [8th/9th].

Eyewear from major designers is up to 50% at the Robert Marc sale (multiple locations). Thru 3/14.

Thru Sunday, look for 50% off your favorite brand of shoes at The Shoe Box warehouse sale, 537 3rd [36th] 212.937.5750.

Lauren Merkin, 231 W. 29th [7th/8th] 212.239.2459, will have a sample sale on their handbags and accessories from 3/15-3/19. Hours will be Tu-F, 11-7, Sa, 11-4. Discounts up to 70%.

Where can I go for vintage eyeglasses? Answer

Travels to The Takeaway Rembrandt at London's Dulwich Picture Gallery

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skint - adj. british slang (1930-35)
lacking funds, broke, bust, stone-broke, impecunious

Around town this weekend, courtesy of the skint: a daily listing of free and cheap things to buy, see, do and eat in New York.

fri 4-8pm (thru 6/6): the films and videos of moma's 'looking at music 3.0' exhibit examine the influence of music in new york in the 80s and 90s (the birth of hip-hop, remixing, aids activism, the riot grrrl movement). free (reg $20).

sat 6, 8pm: enjoy old-time mystery radio plays in a 1940s-style studio accessed by a secret bookcase entrance! partners + crime mystery booksellers, $7 (rsvp).

score 2 movie tickets from fandango for just $9 (up to $30 value)

thru 3/6: crunchy or smooth? visit 'the world's first' pb+j art exhibit and get a free jar of peanut butter + co peanut butter. openhouse gallery, free.

thru 5/31: eight museums (incl. icp, museum of arts and design, noguchi and rubin) offer two-for-one admission with the museum discovery pass, available from each museum's website.


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