It’s Thursday and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.
Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit, and a list of new bars, restaurants and shops to explore.
1. Happy Hour
Where/When: Plum Restaurant. On Friday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Why Go: Where else are you going to get $5 cocktails, $3 beers and appetizers at half price? And you have the option to stay later for the DJ that arrives at 10 p.m.
Pricing: Free to enter.
2. Bayside Historical Society 12th Annual Art Show Reception
Where/When: Bayside Historical Society. On Sunday at 2 p.m.
Why Go: This opening reception to the art show (running through Jan. 27) will feature awards and live music by Lindsay Megiddo.
Pricing: Free for members; $8 for nonmembers.
3. Safari Beach Club
Where/When: 40-05 Bell Boulevard. On Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
Why Go: Whether you're looking for a great place to watch a game or a night out with great music, Safari Beach Club has it all.
Pricing: Food and drink prices vary. Print out a coupon if you plan on going during the week.
4. C.J. Sullivan's American Grill
Where/When: 213-10 41st Avenue. On Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
Why Go: If you're lucky you'll get to be a Quizzo player, hopefully with a theme that suits you best, featuring specials and prizes.
Pricing: Food and drink prices vary.
Where/When: Uncle Jack's Steakhouse. On Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
Why Go: The choices of free range chicken, Black Angus short rib, Kurobuto pork shank and lamb shank are more than you could ask for.
Pricing: Winter Specials entrees range from $28 to $32.