“HIGH” TIMES: The National—whose 7/27 Prospect Park Celebrate Brooklyn show sold out almost immediately—has a new album, “High Violet,” coming out today; to celebrate, they’ve joined forces with their label 4AD and Other Music to offer a week’s worth of surprise events and special performances at the shop, starting tonight at .
GRAPE MINDS: More than 100 wineries will be pouring while some of the city’s best chefs (from places like Aldea, Fort Defiance, The Vanderbilt and Salumeria Rosi) are pairing at the Wine & Spirits Magazine Second Annual Top of the List Restaurant Poll Event, which showcases the wines favored by America’s top restaurant sommeliers right now. The evening’s proceeds go to NY/NJ Baykeeper, which works for the conservation and restoration of the Hudson-Raritan Estuary. .
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