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We scan the inbox so you don't have to. Today, two items of note:.
FROM: Best Bets Daily
SUBJECT: Gift picks for Father's Day
MESSAGE: New swim trunks from either Steven Alan, Macy's, APC, J.Crew, Old Navy or Marc by Marc Jacobs; t-shirts from Uniqlo; a Timex watch from Kohl’s (2239 Forest Ave, Staten Island; 718-447-7101); a model boat from Orvis (522 Fifth Ave at 44th St, 212-827-0698); the S2W8 Painter bag at Odin (328 E 11th St nr Second Ave, 212-475-0666); a piece of soap that looks like meat from Eden Salon & Spa (1233 Amsterdam Ave nr 121st St, 212-864-3720); a leather wallet from Mulberry (387 Bleecker St nr Perry St; 212-835-4700, ext 101); book of sports photography Stoked: The Evolution of Action Sports at Rizzoli Bookstore (31 W 57th St nr Fifth Ave, 212-759-2424); goggles for motorcycle riding or everyday use from Harley-Davidson (686 Lexington Ave nr 56th St, 212-355-3003); suede cooking glove from Williams-Sonoma (10 Columbus Circle nr 58th St, 212-823-9750); and faded Nikes from Urban Outfitters (526 Sixth Ave at 14th St, 646-638-1646)
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SUBJECT: Lambent Services (212-668-0084)
MESSAGE: Personal assistants who will do any and all tasks for you, from going to sample sales to doing your taxes and decorating your apartment
SUBJECT: Zaragoza (215 Ave A between 13th and 14th Sts, 212-780-9204)
MESSAGE: A Mexican deli that delivers
DISCARDED: "you'd think Mexico itself was the land of milk, honey, and $23 seared turbot enchiladas," "so casual it feels like it should be illegal," "nothing can beat your own apartment when it comes to sloppy authenticity"
FROM: UrbanBaby Daily
SUBJECT: Events for single parents
MESSAGE: Single Parent Hang Out on Thursday at 8pm at DTUT (84th St and Second Ave; RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org; $20 entry fee), Being a Single Father: Challenges and Rewards on Monday June 25th at 7pm at the JCC (334 Amsterdam Ave at 76th St; RSVP to Judith Levitan at 212-399-2685 ext 219; $18 fee), BrooklyNites at the Brooklyn Museum (200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn; 718-399-8440; $10 entry fee) on Wednesday June 20th from 5 to 9pm, Bootcamp on the Boardwalk workout on Tuesdays at 6:30pm beginning June 12th and running through September 25th at the Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park in the Brooklyn Bridge Park, Single Moms' Night Out on Wednesday July 11th from 7 to 9:30pm at the JCC (334 Amsterdam Ave at 76th St, 646-505-5708; $60 entry fee), salon treatments at the OC61 Salon (33 E 61st St, 212-935-6261), and Up on the Roof on Monday July 9th from 6 to 8pm at the JCC (334 Amsterdam Ave at 76th St; RSVP to Judith Levitan at 212-399-2685 ext 219; $10 entry fee per family)
SUBJECT: The Michelin Guide’s top al fresco dining destinations
MESSAGE: Liberty View (21 South End Ave at West Thames St, 212-768-1888), I Trulli (122 E 27th St between Lexington Ave and Park Ave South, 212-481-7372), 5 Ninth (5 Ninth Ave at Little W 12th St, 212-929-9460), Ono (18 Ninth Ave at 13th St, 212-660-6766), Pastis (9 Ninth Ave at Little West 12th St, 212-929-4844), Kittichai (60 Thompson St at Broome St, 212-219-2000), Boathouse Central Park (The Lake at Central Park at E 72nd St; 212-517-2233), and Five Front (5 Front St between Dock and Old Fulton Sts, Brooklyn; 718-625-5559)