Things to do for February 20, 2015

The Weekender

New Italian Spot, New Wine Bar, Same Old Disco

The weekend has so many people to thank.

Friday
Virgin Hotel’s New Wine-and-Coffee Spot
COOL BEANS

Virgin Hotel’s New Wine-and-Coffee Spot

From 7am to 5pm: You’ve got a bustling, newsstand-inspired café conducive to sipping Bow Truss coffee and eating homemade sticky-bun muffins.
From 5 to 11pm: You’re in a cozy little wine bar with charcuterie from West Loop Salumi and, yes, good wine.
After 11pm: We mentioned this is in the Virgin Hotel, right...

La Carne: Out. Osteria di Eataly: In.
LITTLE EATALY

La Carne: Out. Osteria di Eataly: In.

Us: There’s a new upscale Italian joint in River North. You: Another one? Us: Yeah, we know. But this one’s in Eataly. And it’ll be the perfect setting for all your housemade-pork-sausage and squid-ink-and-calamari-pasta business lunches. You: Those exist? Us: Yeah.

It’s a Disco Party in a Whiskey Bar
BOOGIE NIGHT

It’s a Disco Party in a Whiskey Bar

Past the graffitied brick wall, through the nondescript black door, under the foreboding red lightbulb, up the narrow stairwell to the dimly lit room with jet-black furniture, vintage red wallpaper and a generous assortment of beer and whiskey, there’s... a pretty great disco dance party going on. Obviously.

Saturday
Haberdash Is Feeling Extremely Generous
SALES MAN

Haberdash Is Feeling Extremely Generous

One weekend a year, Haberdash reaches down from its gilded menswear throne to take up to 75% off the price of select items from brands like Gitman Vintage and Rogue Territory. That weekend is nigh. And by nigh, we mean this weekend. It’s this weekend.

Sunday
Here’s the Oscars Party One
BEST IN AWARD SHOW

Here’s the Oscars Party One

“I’d like to thank Pump Room for hosting this wonderful soiree. The chefs, for cooking this delicious four-course meal. And most of all, my beautiful date, without whom I would’ve never known what ‘Le Smoking’ attire meant.” —You, upon receiving the Best Dressed Award at the Public hotel’s Oscars party

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