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We scan the inbox so you don't have to. Today, two items of note:
SUBJECT: Auto’s new commitment ring collection
MESSAGE: The Meatpacking District store just debuted a line of unconventional rings from fifteen different jewelers.
DISCARDED: "love, honesty, synchronized vacation days, and mind-blowing sex every once in a while (let’s be realistic)" "all good relationships should be flexible — and accommodating"
FROM: Best Bets Daily
SUBJECT: By142's SPF 15 Body Wash
MESSAGE: Just another way to protect your skin—lather up with this product, available at Saks Fifth Avenue (611 Fifth Ave at 49th St, 212-753-4000), to block everyday rays.
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FROM: UrbanBaby Daily
SUBJECT: Children's Day
MESSAGE: A festival happening this Saturday from noon to 5pm at the South Street Seaport (there will also be a fireworks display at 8pm).
SUBJECT: War movie Days of Glory, now available on DVD
MESSAGE: "Honored at the Cannes Film Festival for its fine acting performances, and nominated for a 2006 Oscar, the movie tells a true story both little-known and worth knowing."
SUBJECT: Summer reading list
MESSAGE: Landsman by Peter Charles Melman, American Shaolin: Flying Kicks, Buddhist Monks, and the Legend of Iron Crotch by Matthew Polly, The Other Hollywood: The Uncensored Oral History of the P*rn Film Industry Legs McNeil, Can I Keep My Jersey?: 11 Teams, 5 Countries, and 4 Years in My Life as a Basketball Vagabond by Paul Shirley, 5 People Who Died During Sex: and 100 Other Terribly Tasteless Lists by Karl Shaw, and How to Roll a Blunt for Dummies by R. Prince
DISCARDED: "No matter how clever you are, at some point this summer, you will be forced to read," "you'll find yourself asking, 'Wait, did you say there'd be whoremongering,'" "a self-professed wussy," "best represented by this monk who pulls a truck by a rope attached to his balls," "as a spermicide, diminishing your chances of fathering a drunk with an unnatural fear of fish"
SUBJECT: Late night dining
MESSAGE: The Stanton Social (99 Stanton St between Ludlow and Orchard Sts, 212-995-0099) serves a full menu until 2am on weeknights and 3am on weekends.