Things to do for August 21, 2014

The Weekender

Beer, Sausages and Swimming in a Dumpster

Enter your weekend now followed by the pound key.

Thursday
Meet the New TJ’s
NEW WAVE

Meet the New TJ’s

In life-changing—well, slightly altering—seafood news, the TJ’s guys have just moved into some new digs at Preston and Royal. The fish market’s all set up for the plundering (crab legs, fresh trout, lobster), and the sit-down bar/restaurant will open soon. Until then, try an overturned bucket.

Fort Worth Gets a New Tex-Mex Spot
WORTH IT

Fort Worth Gets a New Tex-Mex Spot

Longtime restaurateur Monica Greene is back. She’s just a little farther west this time, at a casual new Mexican joint called Pegaso. She’s handling the food (chicken tinga enchiladas, beef picadillo tacos), and you... well, you’re handling the food, too. But in a more literal sense.

Friday
Another Relaxing Night at Twilite
ON THE RECORD

Another Relaxing Night at Twilite

Our advice: go to Twilite on Friday. Because Chris Penn, that bearded fellow behind Good Records, is taking a turn as house DJ. He’ll spin some of his favorite records while you just hang out, relax and sip frozen Irish coffees. Seems like you’re getting the better end of this deal, frankly.

Saturday
Taking a Dip in a Dumpster Pool
ONE MAN’S TRASH

Taking a Dip in a Dumpster Pool

Below: a few things you might find at the Design District Market on Saturday.
—Food trucks and a popsicle cart.
—Local artisans hawking their wares.
—Beer. Gin, too.
—A dumpster fashioned into a swimming pool.
—Curious onlookers reaching for Purell.

Links and Beers and Links and Beers
BEST OF THE FEST

Links and Beers and Links and Beers

This is called SausageFest. Which... yeah, we know. But hey, it’s six hours of grilled brats from a bunch of local vendors, plus cold beers and live music in this sunny Downtown park. Surely that’s worth a couple bad jokes.

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