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SUBJECT: The No Chance in Hell Giveaway at the Village Pourhouse (64 Third Ave at 11th St, 212-979-2337) and at Proof (239 Third Ave at 20th St, 212-228-4200)
MESSAGE: Throughout the college football season, if you wear the jersey of a team deemed an underdog, you get a free pitcher of beer.
DISCARDED: "enough to dull the pain of any man not named Brent Musburger"
FROM: Juli B
SUBJECT: September restaurant openings
MESSAGE: Stephanie Schneider (formerly of Gramercy Tavern, Jean Georges and Hearth), Andrew Boggs (formerly of Blue Smoke) and Seth Johnson (formerly of 5 Ninth, Eleven Madison and Resto) are opening a British restaurant, Huckleberry Bar (588 Grand St at Lorimer St, Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 718-218-8555), in mid September; chef Marcus Samuelsson is opening an African restaurant, Merkato 55 (55-61 Gansevoort St at Greenwich St), in late September in the space that had housed Sascha; Double Seven (63 Gansevoort St at Greenwich St) will be reopening in mid September; and Allen & Delancey (115 Allen St at Delancey St, 212-253-5400) is back on the scene, now cheffed by Neil Ferguson (Gordon Ramsay) and slated to for a mid September opening.
SUBJECT: Weekend guide
MESSAGE: Buy fancy plastic forks and knives from Charles and Marie; eat at new restaurant Market Table, (54 Carmine St at Bedford St, 212-255-2100) from Mike Price of The Mermaid Inn, which opens this weekend; dine at Sam Mason's Tailor (525 Broome St at Thompson St, 212-334-5182) which officially opens on Saturday; watch film The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters at IFC (323 Sixth Ave at W 3rd St, 212-924-7771) and AMC Empire 25 (234 W 42nd St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, 212-398-3939); and catch exhibition Elegy for the Summer of Love at Envoy (131 Chrystie St between Delancey and Broome Sts, 212-226-4555) through September 1st.
FROM: UrbanBaby Daily
SUBJECT: Weekend guide
MESSAGE:Family weekend with US Open is at Madison Square Park Saturday through Monday from 11am to 2pm, there's a Caribbean Dance Party at Soda (629 Vanderbilt Ave at Saint Marks Ave, 347-581-5740 on Friday from 10am to noon, youngsters can ride the carousel at Prospect Park for free today from noon to 6pm, and Mamalu (232 North 12th St, Brooklyn; 718-486-6312) is hosting book readings on Friday at 10:30am.