Things to do for July 05, 2012

The Weekender

Brisket Tacos, Sazeracs and Running with the Fake Bulls

Four score and seven weekends ago...

Thursday
Main Street Garden Gets a Taco Shop
SHELL YEAH

Main Street Garden Gets a Taco Shop

Downtown just upped its taco quotient. The new guy: Rusty Taco. The locale: Main Street Garden. And the menu: a lot like the Greenville Avenue location. So go ahead. Grab a brisket taco and a seat outside, and plan to stay awhile. Like, say, from breakfast through dinner.

Friday
Taking Over Bolsa Mercado
MARKET RESEARCH

Taking Over Bolsa Mercado

You love parties. Bolsa Mercado knows this. So every Friday for the rest of the summer, they’re turning the market store into a 20-person restaurant. With a multicourse menu and a special beer/wine list. Now, to find 19 other people who appreciate special beer/wine lists...

Fridays, $75, Bolsa Mercado, 634 W Davis St, reserve at 214-942-0451

Saturday
A Fake Running of the Bulls
RAGING BULL

A Fake Running of the Bulls

It’s that time of year again. When bulls run wild in Pamplona. And you... don’t. Because, you know, getting gored hurts. So instead, head to Cafe Madrid on Saturday. They’ve got live music, fresh tapas, flamenco dancing and a mock bull run. It’s your favorite type of near-death experience. The fake kind.

Jul 7, 5-10pm, Cafe Madrid, 4501 Travis St, 214-528-1731

Monday
Tap Sazeracs on a Rooftop
STANDARD ISSUE

Tap Sazeracs on a Rooftop

You remember 7th Haven. Great rooftop. Raucous crowds. Well, this week, it’s back. But with a new name. And as a totally different bar. That’s steered by your pal Brad from the Usual. Expect cold beers and Sazeracs on tap, plus a bunch of food trucks parked in back. Also: that rooftop. Yeah, those never get old.

An Open-Mic Night. For Bartenders.
GUEST STARRING

An Open-Mic Night. For Bartenders.

The BST bartenders: fine chaps. Serve a good Velvet Hammer. But man cannot live on Velvet Hammers alone. Thus, you’ll want to drop by on Mondays. Each week, the tavern is hosting a guest bartender. Perhaps you. Yes, if you want a cameo shift, just ask. Then, channel Tom Cruise... from Cocktail... not real life.

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