We have a packed schedule for you this weekend from art book fairs, new park openings and pop-up shops. New Yorkers are especially lucky this week, but don’t fret if you’re not in the greater NYC area: We’ve got the rest of the world covered with happenings in Seoul, Bangkok, Liverpool and DC. Get up and do something fun this weekend!
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LONG ISLAND CITY: Art Book Fair
Every year, one of NYC’s finest bookshops, Printed Matter, hosts the New York Art Book Fair at MoMa PS1. This tops our list of events to hit this weekend and is one of our favorites of the year. Head to Queens to find the best in art, zines, publications and niche cultural ephemera. This year, Depop is partnering to sell goods online through their mobile app. Seriously, if you’re in the area, don’t miss this one.
22-25 Jackson Avenue on 46th Avenue
BROOKLYN: The Brooklyn Flea Record Fair at Smorgasburg
The Brooklyn Flea Record Fair is here again. Most elements have stayed the same — hosting over 50 record shops, collectors, online sellers, DJs, and record labels, with one change: The fair is now around the corner at the Smorgasburg Food Market with a beer garden serving Dogfish Head craft beers. Treat yourself this weekend.
90 Kent Avenue
DES MOINES: Carhartt National Beer Tour
This year marks Carhartt’s 125th year of business. To celebrate, the workwear pioneer unveil their very own brew dubbed The “Carhartt Woodsman” and a national beer tour. Carhartt chose to cities where their true clients reside — blue collar cities like Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee and Denver. Check out the tour schedule to see if they’ll be in your city.
BROOKLYN: Northern Grade at Dumbo Arts Festival
After stops in NYC, Nashville, and Austin, Northern Grade’s arts festival is back in Brooklyn. The Northern Grade Festival is a pop-up market featuring a strong grouping of brands like Stock MFG, Woolrich and Kaufmann Mercantile that make everything in America. Be patriotic and pick up something this weekend.
30 Washington Street
LIVERPOOL: Constellations Bar
Brother architects Hugh and Howard Miller collaborated to create the Constellations Bar in the creative hub of Liverpool. The cast-concrete bar is engulfed in a timber waffle canopy held up by triangles of green oak. Get a drink under this masterpiece.
35 Greenland Street
NEW YORK: Third and Final Stretch of High Line Park
The High Line at the Rail Yards is finally here for us to relax and admire. James Corner Operations, Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Piet Oudolf have extended their vision between West 30th and 34th Streets in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood. This part includes views of the Hudson River and the Midtown skyline, with many new features spread throughout the old rail yards. Simply enjoy.
Gansevoort Street to 34th Street between Washington Street and 10th avenue
WASHINGTON DC: Maison Martin Margiela’s Tabi Shoe at Relish
Maison Martin Margiela is presenting an exhibition for their famous Tabi shoes at the acclaimed DC clothing store, Relish. Go see the archive of the Tabi that Margiela has developed over the years right now through October 2.
3312 Cady’s Alley NW
SEOUL: “Man of Art” Exhibition by Wooyoungmi
We’re all anxiously intrigued to see what happens when a high-end fashion designer and an established artist such as Guerra de la Paz come together to create art. The collaborative event will be held at MANMADE WOOYOUNGMI on September 26 through November 16.
BANGKOK: Brioni’s Iconic Evening Jackets on Display
Brioni goes to Bangkok. The prestigious Italian luxury menswear brand welcomed their first boutique in the Asian city by exhibiting their iconic evening jackets inside the distinguished Gaysorn Plaza. Discover the archives of Brioni’s jackets throughout the years alongside their modern lines: the formal collection, leisurewear, and accessories with an area dedicated to Su Misura service.
999 Ploenchit Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan
MELBOURNE: Fonda Spanish Restaurant
While Australia isn’t the first place you might expect to find a passion for Mexican food, Fonda flies in the face of this idea with fresh cuisine and an aesthetically playful space.
31 Flinders Lane