We are happy to announce that for Dorothy Parker’s birthday, Thursday, Aug. 22, we are going to celebrate Parkerfest for the second year in a row at the New York Distilling Company in Brooklyn! And since this is the 120th anniversary of Mrs. Parker’s birth in Long Branch, New Jersey, the Shanty (attached to the gin-making operation where Dorothy Parker American Gin is distilled) will be offering martinis for $1.20!! Yes, a dollar and change gets you a martini made with Mrs. Parker’s own brand from 6-7 p.m. Then it will be happy hour prices for the rest of the evening. We will have literary touches all night long as we toast Mrs. Parker’s 1893 entrance into the world. The address is 79 Richardson Street (between Leonard & Lorimer), Brooklyn.