Put a spring in your step.
El Pelon Taqueria Reopens
What: The once-beloved Fenway Mexican spot rises from the ashes (literally) to set up anew near Boston College.
Why: Long-missed faves like the taquitos and the pescado taco (cornmeal- and spice-encrusted cod, arbol chile mayo, limed onions).
When: Daily, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 2197 Commonwealth Ave., Brighton (617-779-9090).
What: Boston designers and boutiques (Flock, Habit, The Velvet Fly) offer end-of-season items at 50-70 percent off and new spring duds and accessories.
Why: Admission ($15 in advance, $20 at door) includes two cocktails and a VIP gift bag.
When: Sat., noon-4 p.m.
Where: The Loft, 319 A St., 3rd flr., Fort Point. Info at 617-670-1616. Tickets online at warehousesale.eventbrite.com.
What: Join fellow sustainabilistas at a gathering featuring apps, organic fruit cocktails, and reps from local green retailers (Jute and Jackfruit, City Feed and Supply).
Why: Get a first glimpse at the Montague Boston Bike, the first-ever full-size, single-speed, folding bike. Plus, it’s free.
When: Today, 5-11 p.m.
Where: Cafeteria, 279 Newbury St., Back Bay (617-536-2233).
What: Buy proper sauce for the seder by sampling more than 100 kosher wines from France, California, South Africa, and Israel.
Why: This ain’t your bubbe’s Manischewitz.
When: Sun., 1-4 p.m.
Where: Gordon’s Fine Wine & Culinary Center, 894 Main St., Waltham (781-893-1900).
It’s a good weekend for an old-fashioned house party. And we have a slew of party-planning ideas to help you pull it off.
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