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Alexander Wang Sale
Get your mitts on men’s and women’s wear, handbags, and shoes — discounted up to 80 percent — from this year’s spring and resort collections.
Why: The burnout cable tunic (was $425, now $170), leather corset shorts with front tie (was $725, now $290), and one-shoulder bra top (was $58, now $41).
When: Thurs., 2-7 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 93 Mercer St., b/t Spring & Broome Sts.

Prix Fixe Brunch and Oyster Lesson
Chef Nick Korbee gives a shucking tutorial, followed by brunch in the quaint former carriage house.
Why: Penn Cove oysters with Rainier cherries, grapefruit brulee with lemon mascarpone, Broad St. Benedict (poached egg, Bluepoint oyster fritter, roasted potatoes, choron sauce), and a Bloody Mary or champagne cocktail for $18.
When: Sat., 11:15 a.m.
Smith & Mills, 71 N. Moore St., b/t Greenwich & Hudson Sts. (212-226-2515).

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Why: Never again miss a nearby sample sale or undiscovered culinary delight.
When: Available now.
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Hengst Boutique Opens
In a stroke of luck, a little clothing shop we’ve admired from afar (like, San Francisco far) relocates to the East Village.
Why: The house label’s sophisticated, feminine silhouettes remind us of Hollywood’s edgy screen sirens.
When: Daily, noon-8 p.m.
Where: 70 E. 1st St., b/t First & Second Aves. (212-375-1549).

OptArt Silent Auction and Benefit Party
Local DJs Sharkey, Chris Coady, and Small Black lay down background beats as you bid on compelling photos snapped by children of the tsunami-thrashed Tamil village of Pandiruppu.
Why: To help raise funds for the Sri Lanka Children’s Trust’s Visions of Hope Community Center.
When: Fri., 7 p.m.-midnight. Auction, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center’s LES Gallery, 107 Suffolk St., at Rivington St. (646-358-7282). Suggested donation is $3.

Prague Kolektiv Closing Sale

The wondrous modern and midcentury Czech design store opens its Brooklyn warehouse for a liquidation free-for-all.
Why: Hundreds of pendant lamps and furnishings (seating, tables, storage, desks) from the 1930s to the 1960s are at least half off.
When: Thurs.-Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 68 Jay St., ste. 605a, Dumbo (917-710-1047). Must call ahead to be admitted on weekends and after 6 p.m. on Thurs. & Fri.

Photo: Courtesy of Alexander Wang

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Alexander Wang Sale
93 Mercer St
bt Spring & Broome Sts
New York, NY 10012
Prague Kolektiv
68 Jay St
ste 605a
Brooklyn, NY 11201
70 E 1st St
bt 1st & 2nd Aves
New York, NY 10003
Clemente Soto Vélez Community Center’s LES Gallery
107 Suffolk St
@ Rivington St
New York, NY 10002
71 N Moore St
bt Greenwich & Hudson Sts
New York, NY 10013