Things to do for July 24, 2014

The Weekender

Fish, Chips and Riverside Summering

The weekend is strong with this one.

Thursday
Your Shirtless Days Are Almost Over
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Your Shirtless Days Are Almost Over

We’ve seen you at the beach. We’ve seen you at the pool. We get it. You and your shirts are seeing less of each other lately. But know that Haberdash now has strong markdowns on some great ones like made-in-Italy polos and other things that would look good crumpled on boat decks.

Through Jul 27, Haberdash, 607 N State St, 312-624-8551; 611 N State St, 312-646-7870; and online

Beer. Music. River. Perfection.
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Beer. Music. River. Perfection.

A day like this deserves something special. A patio with river views. Bluesy live music in the background. A server pouring you Belgian pilsner samples. The very real possibility that you’ll end the day with a comely porterhouse and other comely things if there’s time. Chicago Cut agrees.

Friday
Thank Cod It’s Fry Day. (Yes We Did.)
CHIPS AHOY

Thank Cod It’s Fry Day. (Yes We Did.)

The Mercadito folks are trying something new. They’ve turned their handsome Gold Coast boîte, Little Market Brasserie, into this New England–y fish house. To help entice you: an all-you-care-to-insert-into-your-face fish-and-chips fry. They’re just calling it all-you-can-eat, though.

Fridays starting Jul 25, $23, Mercadito Fish, 10 E Delaware Pl, 312-640-8141

Saturday
Like the Tour de France, but with Beer
HOPS ON

Like the Tour de France, but with Beer

Bike travel is really the way to go. It’s carbon-neutral. It’s great for your health. And occasionally, massive gangs of bike riders throw a traveling party where you peddle from the Loop to Logan Square’s Revolution Brewing. Don’t get used to that last part.

Jul 26, begins at 3pm, Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington St, ride to Revolution Brewing starts at 5pm, $35, register here

Sunday
We Sense You’re in the Mood for Hog
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We Sense You’re in the Mood for Hog

It’s the middle of summer. And honestly, we’re pretty worried that you haven’t been getting your recommended daily allowance of pork, beer, jalapeño cornbread, Caesar salad, potato salad, elotes, watermelon and charming Taylor Street patios. We think you can make up for lost time at County’s pig roast this weekend.

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