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: . On Friday between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Why Go: If you're not on the road this holiday weekend, stopping by Strawberry's will help to get the weekend started off right.
Pricing: Appetizer and drink specials apply.
Where/When: . On Saturday at 11 a.m.
Why Go: Learn how to be a bowman with the help of Park Rangers. Live out your fantasies of using one of man's earliest weapons or show off your skills if you're a toxophilite!
Where/When: At 42-38 Bell Boulevard. On Friday, Saturday or Sunday between noon and 10 p.m.
Why Go: From wild boar and bison to turkey and elk, Bareburger will have you enthralled with the multitude of menu options for its 14 Bareburger options (including veggie). All of the ingredients used are organic, down to the ice cream in that vanilla milkshake you crave.
Pricing: Food and drink prices vary. Burgers range from $8.95 to $11.95.
Where/When: At 38-05 Bell Boulevard. On Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
Why Go: Whether you're in the mood for sushi and sashimi or a cooked entree in a Bento Box, Tanko has a number of options to fulfill your appetite.
Pricing: Food and drink prices vary
Where/When: Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Meet at the Mauro Playground at Park Drive East and 73rd Terrace. On Sunday at 10 a.m.
Why Go: Because this moderate level hiking activity will help to offset some of those cook-out calories you'll be putting on for Labor Day.