Now in its tenth year, Get Downtown is a massive block party that sections off part of SE Fourth Avenue where it meets Las Olas Boulevard and Stiles Plaza (333 E. Las Olas Blvd.). Inside party central, revelers will get to sample freely from grub provided by 13 Fort Lauderdale restaurants, including Big City Tavern, Bimini Boatyard, Chima, the Grill Room on Las Olas, Sublime, and the new YOLO Restaurant & O Lounge. Plus, youll get to wash it all down with two free drinks courtesy of Svedka Vodka and Redwood Creek Wines. The last Get Downtown event drew over 1,500 people and raised $20,000 for the Riverwalk Trust, an organization that promotes cultural growth in Fort Lauderdales New River district. Organizers expect an even bigger turnout this time around. Game time is 5 p.m.; get your tickets online at goriverwalk.com, or at the door for $5 extra.
Fri., Nov. 14, 2008