Things to do for September 13, 2012

The Weekender

Eating Alligator, Drinking Gin and a Little Dim Sum Something

The weekend wipes its own glasses.

Thursday
Happy Anniversary, Gin Mill
GINTERVENTION

Happy Anniversary, Gin Mill

The Gin Mill’s having a party. Because it’s been around for one year, and that’s reason enough to celebrate. Expect free hors d’oeuvres, discounted drinks and live music. Plus a bunch of people dressed like extras in Boardwalk Empire. And gin that won’t make you go blind.

Sep 13, 6pm, The Gin Mill, 1921 N Henderson Ave, 214-824-3343

Eating Alligator from a Truck
LATER, GATOR

Eating Alligator from a Truck

At long last, we’ve got a truck serving alligator. Also: frog legs, boudin and a bunch of other Cajun-inspired dishes. All courtesy of the Lab, a rolling operation from the guys behind Catfish Connection and Lil Cajun. Find them tonight on Henderson Avenue outside Sprouts. A natural locale for serving alligator.

There’s a New Gym in Town
BEAST MODE

There’s a New Gym in Town

Hey, we understand. Three months of poolside cocktails can make even the best of us soft. But today, that all changes. Here’s why: there’s a new gym in town. And it’s loaded with state-of-the-art equipment. Think Ivan Drago’s training facility from Rocky IV. But less ’80s, less Russian, less evil and with a water fountain.

Sunday
Dim Sum Brunching at Five Sixty
FIVE ALIVE

Dim Sum Brunching at Five Sixty

Something’s happening. High atop Reunion Tower. And it involves duck bao buns. Yes, Five Sixty’s launching brunch. Dim sum brunch, to be exact. Which means your table’s about to be inundated with a bunch of little Asian-inspired dishes. It’s not about the size of the dish...

Sundays, 11am-5pm, Five Sixty, 300 Reunion Blvd, 214-741-5560

Tuesday
Your New Fried-Chicken Lunch Spot
BIRDCALL

Your New Fried-Chicken Lunch Spot

You’re familiar with Sissy’s. That warm refuge of fried chicken and bourbon. And how, try as you might, you just can’t get in before 5pm. Well, here’s some uplifting news. Starting Tuesday, Sissy’s opens for lunch. Great, now you can stop picking the lock.

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