Dine-In Movie Theater Alamo Drafthouse Opens in Boston

The highly anticipated launch of Boston’s first Alamo Drafthouse is (finally!) around the corner. After many delays, the most popular cinema where you can order drinks and a full dinner while watching a movie has set an official opening date: November 17. The Texas-based chain is pulling out all the stops for the Boston opening. , including scratch-and-win prize cards and discounted dining deals the first weekend (November 17 to November 22) and a monthly discount on movie passes for customers who sign up now through February 2024. Check out all the details here.

Margaritaville touches down in Boston

It looks like delayed projects across the city are finally seeing the light of day. Three years after news broke that celebrity-backed restaurant Margaritaville was coming to Boston, Boston Restaurant Talk is reporting that the chain has indeed arrived, unveiling a multi-level spot for tiki drinks and cheeseburgers in paradise. It occupies the former home of steakhouse and seafood restaurant McCormick & Schmick’s in Faneuil Hall.

The local happy hour gets the Hollywood spotlight

Do you want to quit work early today? Head to Birds of Paradise, a chic cocktail bar located at the Charles River Speedway in Brighton, for happy hour from 3 to 5 pm with a special guest: Oscar-winning film director Steven Soderbergh. RSVP to the event here.

Check out the new bagels stop in Kendall Square

James Beard-nominated chef Milena Pagán — known in Providence, Rhode Island for her popular Puerto Rican restaurant Little Sister and nearby bagel shop Rebelle — is expanding to Cambridge. Pagán brings the Rebelle army to Kendall Square at the end of the year, the Boston Globe reports.