This Saturday, May 30, HRH Prince Harry of Wales will ride tall and carry a big stick in the Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic on Governor’s Island. Proceeds from the public event will go to the American Friends of Sentebale charity, which supports at-risk children in Africa. An alternative to the four hour family festival, a VIP area will be serving champagne and Alain Ducasse treats, courtesy of St. Regis New York. Tickets can be purchased here, and yes, big posh hats and Ralph Laurenesque attire are required. [GovernorsIslandBlog]
Retail therapy isn’t as fun as it used to be. Good thing the Brooklyn Yard is hosting a Score! event where everything—books, music, apparel, kitchen products—is free. One man’s trash… [BklynYard]
Let’s face it, lotto tickets are almost always a let down. So if you’re starting to hear cha-ching! casino sounds, make sure to gamble your woes away between June 1 and July 5, when Atlantic City’s new ACES train is offering a summer special with $29 coach seats. [Jaunted]
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The co-founder and editor-at-large at offMetro, Lauren is a sustainable travel specialist and freelance journalist with frequent bylines in National Geographic, Bicycling Magazine and Shape. Follow Lauren’s adventures at @laurenmati.