Thursday, May 2nd: Tonight from 4-8p, FiDi's new and improved The Place is practically giving away their full-sized Angus burgers for only one buck!!! See it to believe it
Don your finest ascot for Saloon's Razzle & Dazzle Great Gatsby Social complete with $5 gin 'tails, gratis small bites (spiced curried deviled duck eggs, shrimp cocktail, etc.), jazz tunes, and door prizes. Starts at 6p. Head over immediately
Ensure that "Boston's finest, first responders, and heroes" from the Marathon tragedy drink for free at The Precinct Bar by donating to this on-going "A Hero's Tab" campaign to cover their bill until the money runs out. This is for real and you can be a part of it
While you're in the giving mood, help the city's homeless by hitting tonight's Beyond Shelter Gala complete with top chefs from over 20 area restaurants, including Eastern Standard, Basho, and Ashmont Grill. Buy your ticket here
Friday, May 3rd: Reopening this very Friday morning, Union Square Donuts has folded up its garage sale tables and set up shop in the Cafe Tango space at 16 Bow St. Plan accordingly
Get an early jump on Cinco de Mayo at Del Frisco's five-course Patron dinner complete with duck confit empanadas & pork belly w/ ancho chile mole. Score a ticket now
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.
It's back: Old Magoun's Bacon Palooza is on for the month of May. See delicious pictures of the food
Tuesday, May 7th: Don't let the fact that Cinco de Mayo was on Sunday stop you from continuing the celebration at Grafton Street's four-course Don Julio tequila dinner, reservations for which you can make here.
Want local chef and recent contestant on Bravo TV’s Around the World in 80 Plates Steve "Nookie" Postal to roll you a burrito? Of course, right? Then head to the Brookline Anna's at 6p
Wednesday, May 8th: Fort Point's popular new eatery Tavern Road's just opened their adjoining lunchtime takeout joint, TR Street Foods. Make your lunch plans
In case you missed it, the South End's State Street Barbers is now Tweed Barbers. And they're giving free cuts to all Boston law enforcement officers. Head in for a midweek shave