The Weekend Guide


Look up.

Tom Fruin’s Watertower
Brooklyn’s skyline gains a colorful addition in the form of the local artist’s behemoth sculpture made of scrap plexiglass salvaged from around the city.
Score prime views from Brooklyn Bridge Park or Manhattan Bridge Bike Park; wait ’til after dark for nightly shows.
You want to play (cool) tourist for a day.
Where: 20 Jay St., b/t Plymouth & John Sts., Dumbo.

Art becomes the next great thing to take over shipping containers; more than 30 of the structures now house mini exhibits from around the world.
Why: Had enough moseying? Partake in a photo workshop, settle in for a nighttime projection, or plop down for a drink and a snack in the beer garden.
When: Thru Sun. Today & Fri., 4-10 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park, 2 Old Fulton St., at Furman St., pier 3.

Rachel Comey Sample Sale
The indie fashion darling marks her spring and summer collection up to 75 percent off.
Why: Fall may be seeping into the stores, but we’re not ready to give up on sundresses.
When: Today, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: St. Patrick’s Youth Center Gymnasium, 268 Mulberry St., b/t Houston & Prince Sts.

The Standard Plaza

What: Sea(food) and be seen at chef Seamus Mullen’s (Tertulia) temporary alfresco restaurant. Dinner is first come, first served; lunch and brunch are coming soon.
Why: Shared Spanish-style manila clams and chorizo from the wood-fired oven and swordfish and summer squash from the grill. Oh, and sangria.
When: Fri.-Sept. 30. Fri. & Sat., 11:30 a.m.-1 a.m.; Sun.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-midnight.
Where: The Standard, 848 Washington St., b/t Little W. 12th & 13th Sts.

Everlane’s Not a Shop
Purveyors of well-done classics (cotton crew-neck tees, canvas totes) bring their usually online-only wares to a brick-and-mortar.
Why: Have the goods shipped to you for the usual Web cost or pay the upticked retail price to buy on-site. (The extra cash goes to a fund for industrial design team The Principals and Gin Lane, who helped create the space.)
When: Today-Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 65 Prince St., b/t Crosby & Lafayette Sts.

Butter London Outdoor Manicures
The lacquer pros set up stations in the backyard garden of Nolita boutique Warm for $20 manis.
Why: You can recite the inventory of your regular spot’s Essie collection. Time for a polish change.
When: Thru Aug. 31. Thurs., 4-7 p.m.; Fri., 2-6 p.m.
Where: 181 Mott St., b/t Kenmare & Broome Sts. To make an appt. (required), call 212-925-1200 or email info@warmny.com.

Photo: Robert Banat / Courtesy of Tom Fruin

St. Patrick's Youth Center Gymnasium
268 Mulberry St
bt Houston & Prince Sts
New York, NY 10012
Tom Fruin's "Watertower"
20 Jay St
bt Plymouth & John Sts
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Everlane's Not a Shop
65 Prince St
bt Crosby & Lafayette Sts
New York, NY 10012
181 Mott St
bt Kenmare & Broome Sts
New York, NY 10012
Brooklyn Bridge Park
2 Old Fulton St
@ Furman St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
848 Washington St
bt Little W 12th & W 13th Sts
New York, NY 10014