Things to do for July 12, 2012

The Weekender

Your Weekend Will Include Rabbit-Sausage Pizza

It’s not the heat. It’s not the humidity. It’s the weekend.

Thursday
Gino’s East Gets Gastropub-y
EXPANDING EAST

Gino’s East Gets Gastropub-y

Generally, you’re not a fan of beloved brands going all trendy. But add some rabbit-sausage deep-dish and rare beers into the equation... and, well, suddenly you’re cutting this new Gino’s East high-end sports bar concept a little slack.

Friday
You Scream for Ice Cream. It Arrives.
GOOD HUMORING YOU

You Scream for Ice Cream. It Arrives.

Ice cream trucks. Great in concept. Poor in execution. The annoying bells. The never being around when you need a Bomb Pop. So tomorrow, the car service app Uber is letting you summon an ice cream van to your position the same way you would normally summon a town car. GPS: finally useful.

Jul 13, noon-6pm, Uber, available in the Loop, West Loop, River North and Gold Coast

Saturday
Rock-Star Treatment for Brunch
PITCHFORKED

Rock-Star Treatment for Brunch

Nellcôte is inspired by the French chateau where the Rolling Stones recorded. Which makes it the ideal place to pop in for some Bloody Marys and lobster hash before rocking out at Pitchfork. Also, they’re offering free rides to the fest. So you can conserve your energy for Sleigh Bells.

Sat-Sun starting Jul 14, 10am-3pm, Nellcôte, 833 W Randolph St, 312-432-0500

Works of Art... for Your Feet
SOLE PROPRIETOR

Works of Art... for Your Feet

Your feet. They’re doing an admirable job—getting you around, kicking stuff. More people should pay attention to them. So Apartment Number 9 is launching a pop-up for BucketFeet, makers of canvas shoes designed by street artists, complete with a party with PBRs, tacos, music and $15 discounts. Basically, everything your insoles ever wanted.

Be on the Lookout for Beach Popsicles
ICE ICE BABY

Be on the Lookout for Beach Popsicles

Alert: Public hotel will be sending a big tricycle between North Avenue and Oak Street beaches, handing out popsicles in flavors like ginger margarita, lychee Bellini, chili and cherry yuzu. Be advised: you may also receive a “golden ticket” worth $15 at the Pump Room. Proceed without caution.

Sat-Sun through Aug 5, 1-4pm, between North Ave and Oak St beaches

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