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PEARL MARKET ADDS SUNDAYS
In case you missed the news, the Pearl Farmers Market is now open on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the renovated Pearl Plaza in front of the historic brewhouse. Twenty-plus vendors will have plenty of soap, empanadas, chocolates, wines, honey, lavender and delicious snacks and goodies for eating on sight or taking home to share. After operating for several years, the market is expanding to offer you the option of Saturdays or Sundays for your weekly visit to the Pearl Farmers Market.

SAMPLE TACOS AND TEQUILA
Tacos and Tequila sounds interesting because it is. Hailing from Austin, this restaurant brings along its Southwest roots, utilizing the freshest of ingredients and plenty of tequila to flavor. Diners can select from more than 100 varieties of tequila, served straight up or in a mix of other drinks as designed by the restaurant’s mixologist. Kick back with tacos in one hand and a shot in the other at 1915 Broadway, or check tacos-and-tequilas.com for tequila tastings and events.

VINTAGE FASHIONS ONLINE
Childhood friends Crystal Eve Martinez and Florence Elizabeth Barrera have a keen eye for vintage finds and are making a presence in the fashion world. They’re adept at locating pretties from the past, recycling fabulous finds or picking up one woman’s trash and turning it into treasure. These clever ladies, who adore sparkle, bling, chic and fantastic, have “enhanced” pieces to make them once again fab and are sharing it with you. Online shopping allows you to preview, then set up an appointment at your home to try your finds. Visit www.elizabethandeve.com for unexpected finds such as midiskirts, big stud earrings, chokers and accessories, Stay in fashion, my friends!

KLEZMER MUSIC FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Turks, Tailors & Uncle Moses! With a title like that, expect this: The New York City-based all-women’s Metropolitan Klezmer sextet plays the spirited folk songs of a soulful Jewish tradition. Band repertoire ranges from rambunctious to entrancing: neo-traditional folk dance, mystical melodies, Yiddish swing and retro tango, late Soviet-era Jewish drinking songs, regrooved standards and genre-defying originals. Don’t miss this Musical Bridges Around the World performance April 12, 6:30 p.m., at San Fernando Cathedral. The performance is free; for more information visit www.musicalbridges.org, or call 210-464-1534.

INDULGE YOUR TASTE AT ALBERICO FINE WINE
Wine or dine? Why not both? That’s what Alberico Fine Wine in the Yard in Olmos Park is serving. Yep, it’s a restaurant and a retail wine shop where the culinary experience begins. One man’s journey traveling to and dining at the best restaurants around the world is shared with you. Culinarily speaking, here’s the beef – recreating the meal from a restaurant experience and pairing with the perfect vino. You might want to try a few menu specialties such as grilled chicken pesto capellini from Zia’s Bistro, San Diego, or the lobster empanada from Ola in South Beach Miami. Did I mention there are over 350 wines? Thanks for sharing your memories. Available for parties, private dining, corporate events or romantic date nights.

THE URTH JUICE BAR IN THREE LOCATIONS
Urth Juice Bar fans can now find their delicious juices in three locations. In addition to Olmos Park, you can now make your juice selections at two new locations. Look for Urth Juice Bar in the Stone Ridge Shopping Center at 281 and Evans, or drop in for those famous shots in the King William neighborhood at 812 S. Presa, where the spacious bar will feature a gated patio. In addition to smoothies and juices, Urth has added healthy fare including salads, parfaits, organic teas, granola and pastries and for those who want a bit more, cleanses, tonics and a new line of Urth supplements.

BY LESLIE FOLEY

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