Hotel, motel, Holiday Inn.
Ace Hotel Takes Reservations
What: Could it be? Seattle’s designy, price-conscious hotel complete with Stumptown Coffee outpost and restaurant venture from The Spotted Pig folks.
Why: Aces wild.
When: Opens in Mar., but they’re booking right now.
Where: 20 W. 29th St., b/t Fifth Ave. & Broadway (212-679-2222).
What: Give the gift of a reading assignment. Big, hearty tomes on Fred Astaire, Chanel, Jasper Johns, Le Corbusier, and other art stars are 25 percent off for DailyCandy readers.
Why: It’s your kinda genre.
When: Thru Dec. 24. Say our name at checkout.
Where: Assouline Boutique at The Plaza, 768 Fifth Ave., b/t 58th & 59th Sts., lobby mezzanine lvl. (212-593-7236).
Marlow & Daughters
What: Marlow & Sons butcher opens a meaty shop for house-made sausages, charcuterie, even a Christmas goose. (Butcher Tom Mylan also teaches a butchering class at The Brooklyn Kitchen.)
Why: So long lunch meat.
When: Deboning daily, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 95 Broadway, b/t Bedford Ave. & Berry St., Williamsburg (718-384-1441).
Almond Does Brunch
What: It’s warm. It’s welcoming. It’s spacious (so take some pals).
Why: Buttermilk waffles with homemade nutella, duck confit with cracklings and a poached egg.
When: Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 12 E. 22nd St., b/t Broadway & Park Ave. (212-228-7557).
The Rub Holiday Warehouse Party
What: Prime-time mix of hip-hop, disco, reggae, and ’80s.
Why: Create some friction.
When: Sat., 10 p.m.
Where: The Old American Can Factory, 232 3rd St., at Third Ave., Gowanus. R.S.V.P. at meanredproductions.com.