Things to do for August 01, 2013

The Weekender

The New MK, Root Beer Floats and Lollapalooza

The weekend is already slathered in sunscreen.

Thursday
MK Is Back. And It Brought Booze.
MK ULTRA

MK Is Back. And It Brought Booze.

For 15 years, you and MK have had a great thing going: romantic dinners, superlative wine, a few laughs. Some things, however, were missing: wood paneling, a granite bar, a lounge menu of boar-bacon BLTs and lots of scotch. One monthlong remodel later, that’s all fixed.

A Lolla Kickoff Party at Vertigo
THIEF IN THE NIGHT

A Lolla Kickoff Party at Vertigo

Take a deep breath: Lollapalooza craziness is about to begin. Before you delve into a world of neon sunglasses and Robert Smith’s smeared lipstick, chill out at this sexy perch where Thievery Corporation’s Rob Garza will serve as DJ. Oh, and you can exhale now.

Suckling Pig Is the New Birthday Cake
TWO ONE

Suckling Pig Is the New Birthday Cake

First-birthday parties are so much fun. Paper hats. Birthday candles. Clowns. $10 suckling pig entrées. Half-price beer. We hope you can live with just the last two items, because that’s how this little neighborhood gem is doing it up for its birthday. You don’t seem disappointed.

Aug 1-4, Two, 1132 W Grand Ave, 312-624-8363

Friday
Meet Your Lolla Party Chauffeur
FREE RIDE

Meet Your Lolla Party Chauffeur

MINI and UrbanDaddy have teamed up to help your Lolla party-hopping. Look for MINI Night Out docking stations outside of Hard Rock, Untitled and Ay Chiwowa and sign up to reserve a ride. It’s the least we can do to keep you rocking.

Tuesday
Ahoy: Adult Root Beer Floats
HOPE FLOATS

Ahoy: Adult Root Beer Floats

Tuesday is National Root Beer Float Day. You’re right: it’s pretty silly. But Franklin Tap is serving Small Town Brewery’s Not Your Father’s Root Beer—which is beer that tastes like root beer—with a giant scoop of ice cream. So... not so silly after all.

Aug 6, 11am-10pm, $6, Franklin Tap, 325 S Franklin St, 312-212-3262

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