Happy Friday! We’re heading down to the DC today, and, although it’s probably not the best weekend to visit our nation’s capital, it will be nice to get out of town. New York is notoriously hard (read: often prohibitively expensive) to escape from, but bus tickets to other major East Coast cities are reasonable.
Here are a few links to start your weekend:
☆ Brooklyn is one of the “15 Best Place to See Right Now.” (“Because there’s nothing cooler than being among the first at the hippest spots in the city – way before the tour buses pull in.”)
☆ Gala Darling put out A Modern Gal’s Guide to Femininity. If you do nothing else, check out the Tolstoy quote image at the end of the piece.
☆ A fellow Smartly New York writer describes attending a Lady Gaga concert with her daughter and finds a connection with the artist herself.
☆ Jersey Shore got pretty grim there at the end of last season, and it looks like MTV has figured out how to get rid of the bad elements (Sam and Ron, and, to a lesser degree, The Situation): Snooki, JWoww, and Pauly D are getting spin-offs. What about Vinny?
☆ I love the Muppets, and I love this tiny Muppet Show theater!
Speaking of the Muppets … the Muppet theme has been inexplicably in my head for a while:
Does anyone have any fun plans for the weekend?