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The Weekend Guide

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SPIFF UP
Underground at Le Parker Meridien
What:
The Midtown mainstay opens a one-stop shop for any and all beauty needs.
Why: Sweat at Gravity gym, unwind at the subterranean Moonshine spa (facials and massages only), primp at Drybar and Tenoverten, then grab a bite at Petit Blue Dog Cafe.
When: Hours vary.
Where: 119 W. 56th St., b/t Sixth & Seventh Aves. (212-245-5000).

WATCH
LES Film Festival
What:
Indie shorts and feature films made for less than $200,000 take center stage at the event’s second coming.
Why: Take your boxed wine — all screenings are BYO.
When: Thru Mar. 18.
Where: Locations and schedule online at lesfilmfestival.com.

EAT
Neta Opens
What:
Enjoy dinner and a show as Masa vets/wicked knife wielders Nick Kim and Jimmy Lau turn out sophisticated Japanese small plates, sashimi, and sushi from an open kitchen in the Village.
Why: The ever-changing omakase tasting menu delights with blowfish beneath shaved daikon radishes and scallops and sea urchin served sizzling on a half shell.
When: Opens Fri. Daily, 5-10:30 p.m.
Where: 61 W. 8th St., b/t Fifth & Sixth Aves. (212-505-2610).

PENCIL IN
Shop the Night Away
What:
More than twenty clothing and accessories stores in Soho take at least 20 percent off everything in stock.
Why: The A-plus roster includes Theory, Scoop NYC, AllSaints, La Perla, and Helmut Lang.
When: Mar. 15, 5-9 p.m.
Where: Locations online at dailycandy.com. To R.S.V.P., go to oo.com/dailycandy.

SHOP
Misha Nicole Sample Sale

What: Snag vintage baubles, designer wares, and more at up to 90 percent off.
Why: A Ports 1961 satin gown goes for $150; a Yumi Kim floral romper gets slashed to $50.
When: Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 12 Extra Pl. b/t Bowery & Second Ave.

TREAT
Blossom Bakery
What: The vegan chainlet unveils a spot where the lactose averse and animal lovers can satisfy their sweet tooth.
Why: Hot chocolate ($4.50) made with a blend of dark chocolates and spices; tofu quiche du jour ($5.50), like caramelized onion with faux cheddar and thyme; and more baked-on-premise delights.
When: Tues.-Fri., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 174a Ninth Ave., b/t 20th & 21st Sts. (212-242-3339).

Photo: Steven Pipes / Courtesy of Le Parker Meridien

LOCATIONS
61 W 8th St
bt 5th & 6th Aves
New York, NY 10001
212-505-2610
Misha Nicole Sample Sale
12 Extra Pl
bt Bowery & 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10003
Blossom Bakery
174a 9th Ave
bt 20th & 21st Sts, ste a
New York, NY 10011
119 W 56th St
bt 6th & 7th Aves, in the Le Parker Meridien
New York, NY 10019
212-245-5000
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