A few blocks east of I-35 along Sixth Street is an oasis of trendy, mostly outdoor restaurants, lounges, and bars. East Side Drive-In — a collective of food trailers including The Local Yolk, The Vegan Yacht, and Pig Vicious — is home to the free Mess with Texas Fest on March 19.
Sound track: “Jesus,” by Dom
Torn between two lovers: movie night and nature? Take in the former on a blanket at the park or at an old-fashioned drive-in — and leave the hard questions for some other day.