Taco Tuesday Thursday at Greenpoint Fish, Greenpoint.
it seems they’re breaking all the rules over there, moving tuesday to thursday and spicing up their normal taco offerings for the occasion. on today’s menu? fluke ceviche, oyster and fish tacos, and all the micheladas you can drink. 114 nassau ave. wrap me up (in a tortilla of love).
Cinco de May Fiesta, Fonda, Park Slope
Cinco de Mayo Party, Brooklyn Kitchen, Williamsburg.
for a more hands-on cinco de mayo experience head to brooklyn kitchen for a cinco de mayo fiesta teaching you the skills behind our favorite mexican delights, a tortilla-making station, and free-flowing margaritas all night. class is $75, starts at 5.30pm. 100 frost st. get handsy.
Purple Train at Brooklyn Bowl, Williamsburg.
Five Boro Craft Beer Fest, The Well, Bushwick.
it’s nothing new to have access to some of the nation’s best craft beers in this city, but this festival features over 100 craft brews and ciders, plus some that have never been released to the public, and all of your local favorites. tickets are $85 and can be purchased here and include unlimited tastings, local bites, live music, a souvenir glass, and a nice slow and joyful slide into your weekend. 272 meserole st, all suds, no duds.
CocoaDios at House of YES, Bushwick.
ok house of YES, i hear you. i do. an immersive theater experience celebrating life, death, and chocolate? where aerial dancers and audience members alike will be adorned in cacao? just when i thought i could say no to you, i once again give in to your tantalizing weekend line up. CocoaDios, opening thursday but i’ll be there friday night, tickets start at $22 and can be bought here. doors at 7, show’s at 8pm. 2 wyckoff ave, house of YES– where even no means ‘give it to me’™.
stay to get a little higher at elevation, their monthly institution and collaboration with party group zero.
for the gamblin’ ramblin’ derbier, head to mable’s smokehouse in williamsburg for a classic derby party, showing races all day and encouraging “friendly” betting. plus $7 int juleps and southern specialties, don’t be ashamed to spend your winnings on piles and piles of frisky brisket. 44 berry st, 2pm. what a smoke show.