Get cultured and impress that girl you met at Voltage Coffee with your knowledge of paintings and whatnot by taking her to Above the Standard, a solo exhibit from teacher-by-day/artist-by-night Ari Hauben at Boiler Room Gallery. Catch a sneak-peek video here
Saturday, May 4th: The epic Boston vs. New York Food Truck Throwdown is back, and it's going down Saturday from 11a-9p. Do not miss it!
Ensure your head is properly attired for Saturday's Kentucky Derby by swinging by the Harvard Square Goorin Brothers from 4-730p for their festive Derby Season Social. Pick a hat, any hat
And once you have said hat, swing by Davio's to catch the race whilst enjoying one of their race-day-only Basil Mint Juleps.
No joke, Mike Tyson's performing his one-man show, Undisputed Truth, Saturday night at the Wang, and, shockingly, tickets are still available. Get yours
Tell your GF you're like, totally, going to the gym before ducking into Newbury Comics to score a free comic book, as it is Free Comic Book Day. Find participating stores here
Cinco de Drinko Bus Crawl!!! Six stops, one Saturday afternoon, grab your tickets here
Sunday, May 5th: Before you start your day of drinking, do some good and help raise $$ for the One Fund at the Circle the Track charity walk/run over at Harvard. Register now
Emerald Lounge is kicking the doors open early on Sunday for a one-time Cinco patio party brunch. Read all about the Mexican-inspired cocktails they'll be serving.
Beyond epic, Taza Chocolate is throwing their annual Cinco de Mayo Block Party from 1-5p, complete w/ dueling taco trucks, margarita samples, Brooklyn Brewery beer, and free food from Ole. Mark you calendar immediately
Rosa Mexicano is ringing in Mexican Non-Independence Day by debuting their outdoor Cantina Bar, which peddles $1 street-style tacos, $3 draft cervezas, and pitchers of their "Shameless" Margarita. Print a free taco ticket here
From 2-5p, Tico is throwing a $20 all-you-can-eat pig roast and keg party on the patio. Exactly which beer are they giving away? Find out here
Meanwhile in Watertown, La Casa De Pedro is throwing open the patio for a giant cookout complete with roasted pig, $2 tacos, and a live Mariachi band! Don't be late
Monday, May 6th: In case you didn't get enough tequila on Sunday, know that Chipotle has just added Patrón margaritas to its menu. Or at least at the locations with liquor licenses. Seriously.