This week, we’re stocking your closet with Seize sur Vingt shirts—woven in Italy—for half-off. We’re also giving you 42% off last-minute summer wines. Plus, you’re getting into all four days of bonfires, movies and Clint Eastwood at the Carmel Art & Film Festival. In case you’re feeling lucky...
Things to do for September 01, 2011
Margaritas, Mini Pies and Johnny Cash
The weekend wears white whenever it wants.
The Best Damn French 75 in Texas
The Cedars Social is competing against all of Texas to see who can serve the most French 75 libations (gin and bubbly) in 11 hours. Their opponents: bartenders from Anvil Bar (Houston), Esquire (San Antonio), Bar Congress (Austin). At stake: a trophy. You: voting by ordering cocktails. Democracy wins again.
Norma’s Infamous Pies, Now Smaller
1956: Norma’s Cafe opens. 1956-2011: they serve pies and other stuff. September 1, 2011: Norma’s shrinks their Mile High Pies. (All credit to Rick Moranis, we assume.) So you can now get a miniature coconut or chocolate peanut butter pie for two bucks. Imagine what they’ll do in the next 55 years.
Your new home for skinny ties and vintage Kiss T-shirts: a green old school bus called the Vintagemobile. It’ll be parked in Oak Cliff this weekend, if you want to pick up some vintage cowboy boots. Warning: the bus’s A/C is also vintage.
This Saturday, Elm Street will be overflowing with pre-1964 cars for the Invasion Car Show—from Al Capone’s old Cadillac to Roger Sterling’s first Ford. (As in the Mad Men character.) You’ll sip pints and compare flame jobs as Boys Named Sue performs outside. No, it’s not a Susan Boyle tribute band.
Our apologies, but you might be working this weekend. Specifically, you’ll be judging frozen margaritas from 20 different spots including Alma and Bolsa. As a reward for your labor: a DJ and tacos from Veracruz. And we’ll give you Monday off.