Cheesy Street: NYC Pizza Run
At 2.25 miles, this run might seem easy, but just try it after eating three slices at stops throughout the course.
Uh, the irony? Your carb-and-fat-stuffed run will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International.
Sat 11a. Tompkins Square Park (St. Marks and Ave. A), East Village. $50-90 here.
Nearby: Cienfuegos; Death and Co.; Goat Town
Limited Edition: NY Art Book Fair
The annual art press fest returns this year to PS1, featuring one-of-a-kind prints and books.
Opening night: Thursday, NY-based MASKS kicks off the festivities with an underground electro dance party.
Fri-Sun. PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave. (46th Ave.), Long Island City. Free.
Nearby: M. Wells Dinette; Alewife; Manducatis
Swim for Your Lives: Hammer and Claws
Fast for a day before hitting up this Maryland-style blue crab feast, supplemented with plenty of beer.
Shell done: Upwards of 50,000 crustaceans will meet their maker this weekend — lucky for you, it's all-you-can-eat.
Sat-Sun. The Tunnel, 269 11th Ave. (W. 27th St.), Chelsea. $95 here.
Nearby: Gallow Green; Hotel Americano; Trestle on Tenth
Playmate Play: Anna Nicole
We're recommending an opera? Yeah, when it's about the insane life and death of reality queen Anna Nicole Smith.
Stranger than fiction: Just your everyday tale of a bombshell centerfold, her octogenarian husband, and her reality TV decline.
Thru Sat Sep 28. Peter J. Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Ave. (Ashland Pl.), Boerum Hill. $25-235 here.
Nearby: Mile End Delicatessen; Habana Outpost; Smoke Joint
Favorite Neighborhood: East Village
A Taste of North Africa:
On Sunday, I am going to have brunch at Café Mogador. I love this Moroccan fusion restaurant and it's great outdoor seating. My favorite dish is the apricot and prune tajine.