Things to do for September 25, 2014
Bears vs. Packers + You vs. Weekend
Has anyone seen the weekend’s hippo?
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Everyone’s talking about Bowie’s fashion. Got us thinking. You like fashion, too. And, similar to Bowie, you like models. You also like rooftop cocktail parties at which to indulge in these sundry passions. So at this runway fashion show/soiree at Roof, you’re basically Ziggy Stardust.
That Giant Slurping Sound You Hear...
... it’s coming from the annual Shaw’s Oyster Fest Block Party. They’ll have cold beer, barbecue, oyster po’boys, fried-chicken biscuits with oyster gravy and up-and-comer Brett Dennen performing. Consider it all garnish.
Play 1: The Ol’ Tailgate Maneuver
You’re going to the game. You want to tailgate because that’s fun. But doing the actual cooking... that’s not fun. So call Barn & Company, tell them how many fans you’re feeding, they’ll load you up with ribs, brisket, sauces, rolls and pulled pork, and then go long... or just tell them where to deliver it.
Play 2: Eat Many, Many Tacos
You’re not going to the game. But you want to watch because... well, you tend to do that. So you also do this: gather your buddies, go to Taco Joint River North and huddle around endless tacos, margaritas and Mexican beer for the duration of the game. MVP is yours.