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How do we love you, NYC? Let us count the ways with our new weekly e-mail chockful of your favorite things: local openings, sweet deals, and charming diversions. We hope it helps you fall even harder for the city’s happs, hoods, and haunts.

Rock on.

CAFFEINATE
RBC NYC Opens
What:
Cafe owner Jodi Richard charges into the competitive New York bean scene with the city’s first $18,000 Slayer espresso machine (one of fewer than twenty in the world).
Why: You’re not missing the chance to see a milk steamer that costs more than your rent.
When: Opens Mon. Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 71 Worth St., b/t Broadway & Church St. (212-226-1111).

SHOP
Jeffrey Monteiro Sample Sale
What:
One of our 2009 Sweetest Things nominees says thanks by offering a one-day sale exclusively for DailyCandy readers.
Why: Sample sale prices are an extra 20 percent off — just for you!
When: Mon., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 200 Centre St., at Hester St., loft 2 (646-415-8218).

LEARN
Patti Smith Speaks
What:
The original queen of the Bowery punk scene dishes on her long friendship with daring photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.
Why: The rock legend’s art show has whet your ’70s nostalgia whistle.
When: Tues., 7 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble Union Square, 33 E. 17th St., b/t Broadway & Park Ave. (212-253-0810).

GAZE
Denis Darzacq’s Hyper Exhibition

What: A French photographer snaps street dancers doing acrobatics in supermarkets. Magic ensues.
Why: You’ve always dreamed of flipping in the frozen foods aisle.
When: Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: Laurence Miller Gallery, 20 W. 57th St., b/t Fifth & Sixth Aves. (212-397-3930).

DONATE
Fashion Delivers

What: The fashion industry’s go-to charity will be donating new clothes, blankets, and accessories to the Haiti effort.
Why: You don’t need another coffee/handcrafted necklace/pair of shoes. Put that money to good use.
When: All week.
Where: E-mail carla@fashiondelivers.org or call 212-629-6700 for a drop-off location near you.

Photo: Courtesy of Amazon

LOCATIONS
Laurence Miller Gallery
20 W 57th St
bt 5th & 6th Aves
New York, NY 10019
Jeffrey Monteiro Sample Sale
200 Centre St
@ Hester St, loft 2
New York, NY 10013
646-415-8218
Barnes & Noble
33 E 17th St
bt Broadway & Park Ave S
New York, NY 10003
212-253-0810
RBC NYC
71 Worth St
bt Church St & Broadway
New York, NY 10013
212-226-1111
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