We’ll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.
What: The self-proclaimed dejunkified fast food tech mecca offers more than 140 million potential donut burger combos ($5-$12). Fill your (beef, lamb, salmon, etc.) patty with scoops of roasted Brussels sprouts, potato and chorizo hash, plantain-based mofongo (and more. Always more). Take a peek here.
Why: Sit on the bleachers and savor the Somos Americanos (beef patty, chipotle hominy, manchego cheese, and guac on a multigrain bun).
When: Any second now (literally). Check for soft opening updates on twitter.com/4foodnyc.
Where: 286 Madison Ave., at 40th St.
What: Sightsee both landmarks and past decades without moving during the weekend-long Central Park Conservancy Film Fest.
Why: Picnic under the (barely visible) stars while enjoying a disco (Saturday Night Fever), animation (King Kong), or rom-com (Manhattan) classic.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: North of Sheep Meadow, behind Mineral Springs (midpark at 69th St.). Enter the park at 72nd St. Admission is free.
The Godfather: Part II
What: Experience Francis Ford Coppola’s arguably superior sequel in situ, in Little Italy.
Why: Kick back on a lawn chair or blanket while looking out over young Vito’s turn-of-the-century neighborhood.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: New Design High School, 350 Grand St., at Essex St., on the roof. R.S.V.P. online at facebook.com. Admission is free.
Sophomore Sample Sale
What: Up to 80 percent off men’s and women’s spring and fall frocks, tops, and shorts.
Why: The much-coveted bustier dress (was $297, now $150), tie-dye tees (were $60, now $34), and leather shorts (were $300, now $60).
When: Thurs.-Sat., noon-8 p.m.
Where: Court, 178 Mulberry St., b/t Broome & Delancey Sts. (212-925-1022).
Lemon-Cinnamon Ice Cream and Jasmine Tea Sorbet
What: Guerrilla Ice Cream exec chef Ethan Frisch (Allen & Delancey, Tabla) teaches dessert fiends the ins and outs of small-batch, DIY creation in a special DC readers-only class.
Why: Frozen custard meets gelato meets your mouth (yum).
When: Sun., 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: Urban Justice Center, 123 William St., b/t Fulton & John Sts., 16th flr. Reserve a spot online at guerrillaicecream.com. Cost is $40.
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