A dose of culture will do you good.
What: Add gravitas to your usual revelry with artist Michael Joaquin Grey’s ever-changing video installation centered on the technology we use to obtain information.
Why: Steady streams of televisions, cameras, radios, telephones, and musical instruments form a pseudo solar system of gadgets.
When: Today-Sat., noon-9 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Grey Area at Old School, 233 Mott St., at Prince St.
What: Put down your PBR and sidle up to the Scandinavian-style bar for specialty beers, including ones never before sipped in the states and some brewed for just this location.
Why: Skål (that’s Danish for cheers) to the 21 draft selections (Evil Twin Brewing’s Imperial Biscotti, Sønderho Hipster Ale) flowing from the state-of-the-art tap system.
When: Opens Fri. Sun.-Wed., noon-midnight; Thurs.-Sat., noon-2 a.m.
Where: 615 Manhattan Ave., b/t Nassau & Driggs Aves., Greenpoint.
Breakfast at The General
What: One of our favorite new spots debuts a morning bakery menu with pretzel bombs stuffed with bacon or egg and cheese, Stumptown Hair Bender coffee, and free Wi-Fi (should you need to tend to business).
Why: Salute pastry chef Thiago Silva’s incredible donut flavors such as cocoa puffs with cocoa cream, coffee with espresso cream, and — the coup d’etat — Cinnamon Toast Crunch with cereal milk filling.
When: Daily, 6 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 199 Bowery, b/t Spring & Rivington Sts. (212-271-7101).
Odin and Pas de Deux Sample Sale
What: Fall goods for both guys and gals get their prices slashed up to 75 percent.
Why: Richard Chai, Acne, Alexander Wang, Carven, and more cool kids are gunning for a place in your wardrobe.
When: Today-Sun., noon-8 p.m.
Where: 328 E. 11th St., b/t First & Second Aves.
Ted Rossi Sample Sale
What: Shop gold-studded patent leather, Swarovski crystal-speckled python, and more jazzy accessories for up to 60 percent off.
Why: Understated is overrated.
When: Today, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 15 E. 30th St., b/t Fifth & Madison Aves., ste. 300 (212-683-1726).
Vegan Spring Break Shop-Up
What: Leave the omnivores behind for a one-day fair of animal-free jewelry, baked goods, beauty products, clothing, and more.
Why: Your healthy cup runneth over with Green Pirate’s Hot Pink Lemonade (beet, cucumber, lime, apple) and Berried Treasure (berries, banana, peanut butter, almond milk, and cinnamon).
When: Sat., noon-5 p.m.
Where: Pine Box Rock Shop, 12 Grattan St., b/t Bogart St. & Morgan Ave., Williamsburg.
Photo: Courtesy of Michael Joaquin Grey