Weekly Calendar: September 10-17

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Big Sales!

  • Central Carpet
    Moving Sale: Big Tip! Reductions on entire inventory of 20,000 new and vintage rugs
    Where: 81 Eighth Ave.at 14th St. (Chelsea)
  • The Container Store
    Annual Shelving Sale – 25% off all shelving
    Where: Sixth Avenue between 18th & 19th
  • West Elm
    End of Summer Sale: 25% – 60% off contemporary furnishings
    Where: 75 Front St. in D.u.m.b.o., Brooklyn
  • Smith & Hawken
    End of Summer Sale: up to 50% off outdoor and garden furnishings
    Where: 394 West Broadway, SoHo
  • Design & Comfort
    Labor Day Sale: reductions on contemporary furniture
    Where: 440 Park Ave. South
  • Charles P. Rogers
    Holiday Sale: reductions on all contemporary and traditional beds
    Where: 55 West 17th Street
  • Classic Sofa
    Labor Day Sale: reductions on custom sofas
    Where: 5 West 22nd Street
  • Omnia
    Architectural and decorative hardware is reduced by 40%
    When: 9/9–10/8
    Where: Gracious Home, 1220 Third Ave., at 70th St. and 1992 Broadway, at 67th St.
Flea Markets


  • Liberty Fair
    Over 60 contemporary artists and Downtown For Democracy will transform West 22nd Street into The Liberty Fair!
    When: Sunday, 9/12
    Where: 22nd St. between Tenth and Eleventh Aves.
  • Tunnel Visions: Subway Photos 1904–1908
    Underground All Over Town: Prints from the Collection of David and Reba Williams: In recognition of the New York City Subway Centennial, the New-York Historical society is presenting Tunnel Vision, a collection of photographs of stations, tunnels, and workmen dating back to the beginning of subway construction, along with Underground All Over Town, an exhibition of subway-related artwork from various New York printmakers.
    When: Through 10/7
    Where: New-York Historical Society, 2 W. 77th St., New York. (212) 873-3400. http://www.nyhistory.org
  • A Wrinkle in Time
    The heavenly bodies of Lee Bontecou’s parallel universe, at MoMA. Much has been made of Lee Bontecou ‘s “disappearance”—a long hiatus from the art world that began in 1971 and lasted until curator Elizabeth Smith, of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, began courting the aging sculptor in the early nineties.
  • When: 7/30-9/27
    Where: MoMA QNS , 33rd St. at Queens Blvd., Long Island City; 212-708-9400
  • Andy Goldsworthy on the Roof
    No, this is not news and it will be up until October 31st, but he’s our hero. Part of loving your NYC apartment is loving NYC. And what’s not to love about standing on the roof of the Met in the summertime taking in a work by Goldsworthy? Priceless.
  • Solos: FutureShack
    May 14 – October 10, 2004
    The architectural prototype FutureShack, designed by Australian architect Sean Godsell, will be constructed in the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden as part of the summer Solos series.
    Cooper Hewitt Museum, 5th Ave. at 91st St.