Out, damn spot. There’s juice on your hands!
STEP (and SIP)
What: Argentine tasting, tangoing, and tampering.
Why: You’re pretty in purple.
When: Sun., 3-10 p.m.
Where: City Winery, 155 Varick St., at Vandam St. (212-608-0555).
STOP (and SMELL)
What: A smarty-pants lecture about native species from botanist, landscape designer, and founder Marielle Anzelone, along with tours, tastings, and crafty projects throughout the week.
Why: Eat the natives!
When: May 2-9. Various times.
Where: Info at nycwildflowerweek.org.
BUY (and BRAG)
Save Fashion Pop-Up Shop
What: Refinery29 freshens up Times Square shopping with a monthlong pop-up at Port Authority.
Why: A rotating cast of indie designers, including A Peace Treaty, Jeffrey Monteiro, Alice Ritter, VPL, and more at sale prices.
When: Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 41st St., at Eighth Ave., ground flr.
Jimmy Choo Sample Sale
What: Mules, boots, stilettos, and pumps starting at $75. Bags starting at $150.
Why: Pick up a few cocktail showstoppers and sidewalk-strolling gems.
When: Thurs., 1-7 p.m.
Where: The Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th St., b/t Sixth & Seventh Aves.
PLAY (and PARTY)
What: Meatpacking goes casual. A sign of the times? The space under Vento converts into a carefully curated game room and bar (think design-centric version of Welcome to the Johnsons) with adorable nooks for Ms. Pac-Man, foosball, billiards, board games, and — let’s face it — making out.
Why: Beer, mixed drinks, silver-dollar chicken Parm, and other bites that won’t gouge your wallet.
When: Opens Fri., 6 p.m-2 a.m.
Where: 675 Hudson St., at W. 13th St. (212-699-2410).