Nightly specials will lure the post-college crowd to this brand-new Michigan State sports pub, but it offers something for you too: eleven versions of its signature Butter Burger, because, you know, everything tastes better with butter...and a fried egg. And bacon. And grilled onions.
Things to do for August 28, 2008
The Weekend Starts Here
The weekend isn't letting summer go without a fight.
While you're enjoying that extra day off this weekend, remember in France someone is enjoying their fourth week of paid vacation. Raise a pain chocolate to that work-defying Gallic spirit at the new home of Sweet Thang, newly relocated from Bucktown.
C.D. Peacock Summer Watch Sale
The only thing that looks better on your wrist than a new Rolex is a classic Rolex. The Michigan Avenue location of the venerable timepiece dealer has (discreetly) put out the word about this sale featuring classic estate pieces and pre-owned specimens.
Because a billion people want to see you lead a phalanx of beautiful dancing girls while simultaneously fighting a tiger and lip-synching, you may want to check out this Vermilion dinner-and-dancing event for a few pointers. Bring your own phalanx.
You've never been one to worry about gas prices—it's the art market that's killing you. So point your Hummer in the direction of Michigan's Harbor Country for Outsiders Outside. The annual event remains the best-kept secret of Chicago's art insiders.
Enclave relaxes its stringent door policy—by getting rid of the door. Their parking lot party allows casual attire and offers a Sugar Ray performance. Don't panic: There's a $500 cabana party package, if you need a private place to cool your posse.