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75 years of canned beer at east coast grill!

Another week in the can.

SLUG
75 Years of Canned Beer
What:
 Chris Schlesinger pays homage to aluminum-contained brewski (and the solstice) with tallboys ($3-$5.50) of Brooklyn Lager, Moo Thunder Stout, and, of course, PBR.
Why: Beer-soaked entrees ($12.50) like peel ’n’ eat shrimp and pale ale-battered soft-shell crab.
When: Mon., 5:30-10 p.m.
Where: East Coast Grill, 1271 Cambridge St., Inman Square (617-491-6568). Reservations required.

PARTAKE
Celebrate Seafood Dinner at Harbor View Cafe
What: Lumière chef/owner Michael Leviton crafts a sustainable, three-course menu ($75) of mahimahi with green curry and Thai basil, blue mussels with roasted tomatoes and gremolata, and wild-caught Dungeness crab.
Why: Wine pairings, live cooking demos, and take-home recipe cards.
When: Tues., 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: New England Aquarium, Central Wharf. Reservations (required) at 617-973-5206 or neaq.org.

CELEBRATE
In-jean-ius’s Fifth Anniversary
What:
The denim mecca fetes its half decade of retail élan with a block party, featuring North End morsels, DJs, martinis, giveaways, and 25 percent off.
Why: A chance to donate your gently used jeans to Rosie’s Place.
When: Thurs., 6-10 p.m.
Where: 441 Hanover St., North End (617-523-5326). R.S.V.P. to alison@injeanius.com.

SHOP
Poor Little Rich Girl
What:
Our fave consignment store unveils its flagship in a light, cheery space (check out the beach parasol wallpaper) attached to Grand.
Why: The perfectly edited selection of in-season and vintage clothing.
When: Opens Tues. Tues.-Sat., noon-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 374 Somerville Ave., Union Square (617-684-0157).

Thread Social Sale

What: Up to 65 percent off the feminine label’s summer party frocks.
Why: The unexpectedly chic one-shoulder dress in navy mesh (reg. $405, now $189).
When: You’re ready to mingle, but pants look less than friendly.
Where: Online at swirl.com.

TRY
Chez Jacky
What:
Casual new French eatery from the Petit Robert Bistro team plates rustic fare like duck confit, beef cheeks bourguignonne, and shellfish soup (plus — gulp — tripes Provençale).
Why: An extensive beer list (including many Belgians), dozens of wines by the glass, and entree prices that tap out at $15.
When: Daily, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 1414 Commonwealth Ave., Brighton (617-274-8687).

Photo: Defekto / Flickr 

LOCATIONS
Chez Jacky
1414 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02135
617-274-8687
Poor Little Rich Girl
374 Somerville Ave
Somerville, MA 02143
617-684-0157
1271 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-491-6568
Central Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
617-973-5200
In-jean-ius
441 Hanover St
Boston, MA 02113
617-523-5326
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