What You're Doing Today (and Tonight): Dec. 24

Afternoon tea at the Palmer House, last-minute shopping and a Hanukkah bash

HISTORIC HOLIDAY: Enjoy an elegant afternoon tea at the Palmer House Hilton. The landmark hotel serves a traditional tea in its lobby daily, offering finger sandwiches and assorted pastries. Add champagne to the mix for $10. And remember: pinky finger up! 2-4PM, $35, $25 for kids under 12.

LAST-MINUTE SHOPPERS: If you've left your Christmas shopping until today, consider yourself saved. Lincoln Park's stylish She Boutique is hosting the "Holiday Wishes & Mistletoe Kisses" sale, with discounts based on how much you spend (10 to 25 percent off). And, yes, there's mistletoe. 11AM-7PM.

EIGHT CRAZY NIGHTS: East Village hotspot The Fifty/50 hosts "The Manischewitz Incident" tonight. This cleverly named ode to Hanukkah features $5 "dreidel" shots (potato vodka and Goldschlager), $1 glasses of Manischewitz wine, $5 O bombs and Jameson shots and a "menorah" of eight beer shots. 8PM, no cover, $30 for drink package.

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