09/14/16 12:32pm
Monday is not such a drag when there's Buttermilk Channel fried chicken at the end of the day. Photo: Buttermilk Channel

Monday is not such a drag when there’s Buttermilk Channel fried chicken at the end of the day. Photo: Buttermilk Channel

This week’s weather is just killing it, right? Blue skies, no clouds, and for the first time in a long while I don’t feel like I’m trapped inside the mascot suit at a pre-season football game in Alabama, so it’s already an Ideal Week in my book. But now what to DO with yourselves in these glorious conditions? Never fear–we got you.

Assuming next weekend is as pleasant as this one is meant to be, you’ll want to sign up now for our last Immersion of the season, which is happening on Saturday the 24th. This time we’re bringing our traveling pub crawl to Bed-Stuy, and your $25 ticket includes four beers plus lunch at hotspots like Do or Dive, Chilo’s, and Beast of Bourbon (or $15 for the beers only).

Other things to keep on your radar this week: the always great Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival returns to the Bell House and Union Hall with a few shows featuring top alt-comic talents that still aren’t sold out; the Brooklyn Book Festival is back; and Ample Hills Creamery and the Brooklyn Public Library have teamed up with other businesses around the country to celebrate Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday with special treats, super stories, and phizz-whizzing parties as part of Wondercrump Weekend.

There’s tons more to keep you busy too, and we’ve rounded up our best bets for each of the next seven days that comprise the Ideal Week ahead. (more…)

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