Giveaway of the Week There's a guacamole party called Guac Rock on Monday the 19th, on a boat, with beer and bands. And you could be on it for free. Just tweet your best guacamole pun (Guac-king Dead, Guac Ness Monster, Guaca Flakka Flame: you can't use those) at @ThrillistNYC with #GuacRock and @NachosNY for a shot at two pairs of tickets. It's gonna be awesome
Thursday, August 15th Big Buck Hunter is throwing down at their Summer Training Tour Party at the ironically vegan (great band name?) Pine Box Rock Shop in BK. There'll be free Big Buck Hunter, Big Buck-themed drinks, a Big Buck girls meet-n-greet, the world champ on the gun, and a free drink if you sign up for a player card here
Remember that band from The Hangover? Well, they're starting a residency over at Stage 48 complete with scenes from the movie, and an Alan look-a-like contest. Tix here
Friday, August 16th Because it's National Rum Day on Friday you should A) be warming up by drinking a shload of banana daiquiris, and B) be rsvp-ing to the Rum Gala at Cienfuegos where $75 will get you live Cuban music, dancing, passed apps, and, of course, rumtails
Throughout the Weekend The Jazz Age Lawn Party is returning to Governor's Island with two days of live music, old-timey costumes, a "bathing beauties and beaus promenade", a pie contest, and cocktails galore
Saturday, August 17th The most shredding-est sushi chef of all time, Brian Tsao, is starting an open mic night at his restaurant Mira Sushi & Izakaya. The show starts at 9p -- he'll be stepping out of the kitchen to play a few himself, and anyone else who plays gets a free beer
Rage out and get covered in paint at the Life in Color event at the Izod Center.