The Weekender

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As we roll into the third weekend of August, it’s hard not to feel the presence of looming post-Labor Day blues. Rather than sitting back and letting August pass us by in a blink of an eye, stay busy, get out, and go explore/see/eat/watch/do. This weekend it’s all about picnics, fireworks, soccer, and people flying over our heads (keep reading). Happy weekending!

 Catch the Fireworks Before It’s Too Late | Coney Island

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amnyconeyYou still have some time before Labor Day to catch the Coney Island Friday night fireworks. Why not take advantage of today’s good weather fortune and head on over tonight. Fare split an Uber with friends to New York City’s charmingly bizarre landmark for some good old fashioned summer fun. Fireworks begin at 9:30pm.

May the Fuerza Be with You | WAYRA Fuerza Bruta

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Fuerza Bruta in Beijing

Looking to do something different this weekend? Part theater performance, part Blue Man Group, and part hipster rave, the current installment of long-running Fuerza Bruta has a lot going on. Starting the moment you step in the warehouse-like space, the lights are dimmed and you’re hit with Brazilian beats, flying actors, and what could be described as effects of a tropical storm—fog, flashing lights, and rain. Popular among tourists and locals alike, WAYRA Fuerza Bruta offers a great option for anyone interested in experiencing something out of the norm.

Pack Request a Picnic | #FLAVORRUSH in Central Park

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roadfoodEnjoy the summer weather to its fullest with a quintessential New York picnic in Central Park (or anywhere you like between 14th and 96th Streets). Today and tomorrow between 11:30pm and 3:30pm, we’re teaming up with Lay’s® to offer on-demand picnics to those looking to lunch in the park. The exclusive #FLAVORRUSH picnic basket is complete with two Katz’s Deli sandwiches, two bags of Lay’s® Do Us a Flavor finalist chips, two bottles of Aquafina® Water, pickles, and oranges. Oh—and it’s completely FREE. Get all the details here.

Watch All The Soccer and ‘GET IN!’ an Uber Club Car

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bplThis weekend kicks off the start of the Premier League season with the first game starting bright and early at 7:45am on Saturday. The EPL schedule is packed this weekend, and so will be all the pubs showing the games. For those looking to get raucous with the hooligans, here are a few spots to go grab a pint (depending on who you’re rooting for):

  • Smithfield NYC – Go here if you plan on rooting for Manchester United
  • O’Casey’s – Official Tottenham bar
  • 11th Street Bar – NYC’s Liverpool Supporters Club
  • Blind Pig – Go Arsenal!
  • Mr. Dennehy’s – The bar is an official Everton supporter, but the owner himself is an Arsenal fan—as a result, “All are welcome here.”

ARRIVE IN STYLEShow your true colors as a die-hard Premier League fan and ride an Uber Club Car to the pub this weekend! You can be picked up in a club-decorated MINI Countryman and get a FREE ride up to 30 minutes today through Sunday. Find all the details here.

Enjoy the weekend. Uber on!

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