Things You Can Do This Holiday Weekend

Given the great weather forecast for this long weekend, here's a list of things you can do to celebrate the last unofficial weekend of summer:

  • Paddle your kayak down the scenic West Side... as in, the flooded West Side Highway.

  • Play "Whose Sneakers Are More Absorbent?" You and a friend weigh your dry sneakers on a scale, then run outside into the flooded street for a few minutes. Whoever gains more weight in their sneakers wins!

  • Go to Central Park and attempt to read an entire book from beginning to end... before the ink runs.

  • Bring some friends and play Marco Polo at the underpasses on the FDR.

  • Put several buckets on the fire escape for a few hours, then pour them into an inflatable pool and BAM! Instant indoor pool party!

  • Play chicken with the giant puddles on street corners. Try to get as close to a car's splash zone without getting wet.

  • Drown yourself... in alcohol.

  • Enjoy the long weekend!

    7 Moments of Idiocy:

    Blogger Dave Amirault said...

    I'll take the last option, please.

    4:13 PM  
    Blogger Mjones said...

    It is going to suck being trapped in the cityt his weekend with all of the tourists in my neighborhood. So to keep things interesting, I think I am going to just run into restaurants and shops and steal all of the umbrellas I can find and watch people run for cover.

    Maybe I'll even offer to sell them their umbrella back.

    4:18 PM  
    Blogger Ryan said...

    No Chris. YOU have a nice long weekend.

    5:41 PM  
    Blogger Chris said...

    Ryan, you're too kind.

    No, really. Stop.


    I think.

    1:07 AM  
    Blogger Z. Madison said...

    I'm off to sunny Sarasota. Have fun playing with Ernesto, kids.

    xoxo - Z.

    9:44 AM  
    Blogger Andy said...

    You left out "test out kids' floaty-brands on the local, unsupervised puerto rican kids."

    11:16 AM  
    Blogger concha said...

    or you know, have your account people move a deadline 2 days back so you stay in the office all weekend desperately trying to catch up on the work. hooray!

    11:57 PM  

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