We recommend leaving town this weekend. If you don't, you'll be very depressed -- as well you should be, because this is what's going on:
Stupid Toys: Plush Bear Sale at FAO Schwarz
767 5th Ave, at 58th
NYC's most famous toy merchant's cut 20% off the price of certain plush bears. Obviously FAO's trying to unload last year's bears before the even plusher new models come in -- buy one for your nephew, and his fellow preschoolers will taunt him as passé, then hold him down while "Potty Elmo" does what he does best.
Irredeemable Flop: RV
If you stay in town, you'll definitely rent this movie, because "there's nothing else out, and besides it can't be worse than Dukes of Hazzard". You poor, beautiful bastard.
Crap Outdoor Activity: Friends of Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Street Fair
Sat Sep 2: 2nd Ave, between 45th and 57th
The FDHP are throwing a street fair to preserve the "Gateway to the UN" that also serves as a home for the lovely Katharine Hepburn Garden. Nothing sucks harder than hanging out with people whose only friends are parks.
Urban Vermin: NYC Feral Cat Initiative: Trap-Neuter-Return
1-4pm, Sat Sep 2 at the ASPCA: 424 E 92nd St, between 1st and York
"Learn how to care for the feral and stray cats...with an emphasis on conducting a mass-trapping of an entire feral colony..." Sweet.
So if you are stuck in NYC, sleep through RV holding a slightly obsolete bear, then unleash an entire feral cat colony on Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. Happy Labor Day.