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Things to do for March 01, 2012
Mechanical Bulls, Mr. Cub and Drinking Like Hamm
The weekend looked before it leapt.
Mr. Cub himself, Ernie Banks, will lead this annual rite of sloshing a big mug of $1 Bud heavenward to salute Harry Caray. They’ll also be selecting one person to throw out the first pitch on opening day. So stretch before you slosh.
You loved it in grade school. Or you hated it in grade school. Either way, be aware that dodgeball season is starting up at Wicker Park Field House. We’re assured it’s a friendly, relatively painless game that usually ends with beers. Or, you know, tears.
A 1960s Cocktail Crash Course
Sure, you could shake a martini with two arms tied behind your back, but there’s always room for improvement. So this new series of Mad Men–inspired cocktail classes instructs you in the art of the Martinez, the Negroni and—just in case you’re entertaining Capone—the Southside.
The Enduring Call of Mechanical Bulls
Mechanical bull rides are a good metaphor for your life. One moment you’re down, and the next you’ve got a drink in one hand, people are cheering, and you’re doing your best not to let go of the reins. Basically, what you did today at work.
A Little Beer. A Little Pasta. Repeat.
This is just a simple evening celebrating the skillful combination of Midwestern beer (Great Lakes brewery), Illinois farming (Slagel farms) and Italian know-how (Osteria Via Stato). The result: a five-course, ale-filled dinner ending with a big creamy scoop of beer gelato. Here’s to globalization.