Saturday, January 31, 2015

This Weekend

  • Urban Safari: Boston Challenge
    Show off your local knowledge in this Amazing Race-style chase around Boston for cash prizes up to $300.
    Rush hour: This scavenger hunt/footrace pits you and at least two teammates against 12 puzzles spread citywide. 
    Sat 1p. Boston Beer Works, 112 Canal St., Fenway (617-536-2337). $50 here.
    Nearby: Barrio Cantina; Copperfield's; Baseball Tavern

  • Brew & Chew: Root Beer Dinner
    That's right, an entire meal (plus cocktails) based on our favorite childhood soda. 
    Refill: Think stout-braised short ribs and a root beer float with banana cream Twinkie.
    Sun 6p. Tyrst, 689 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington (781-641-2227). $34 here.
    Nearby: Not Your Average Joe's; Tango; Gemma

  • Kind of a Big Deal: Anchorman at Coolidge Corner
    Stay classy with the highly quotable, soon-to-be-sequeled Will Ferrell classic. 
    News crew: Choose between a trident-wielding warrior, a smelly pirate hooker, and Baxter as your favorite co-star.
    Fri & Sat midnight. Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St., Coolidge Corner (617-734-2500). $9 here.
    Nearby: Hops N Scotch; Otto's Pizza; The Reagle Beagle

    Celebrate seven years of outstanding achievement in the field of hip-hop-fueled dance ragers.
    Quest's best: A Tribe Called Quest DJ Ali Shaheed Muhammad serves as party rocker-in-chief. 
    Sat 9:30p-2a. Good Life, 28 Kingston St., Downtown (617-451-2622). $5.
    Nearby: ShoJo; Nix's Mate; J.J. Foley's

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