Your Perks: 1) A 24-day supply of tablets that’ll help you cure hangovers. Biggest breakthrough in science since, we don’t know, name a big one... 2) An underwater drone with an HD camera. Like you don’t need one of those. 3) Vintage Rolexes for people who like gold, diamond and stunning things.
Things to do for July 02, 2015
Fried Chicken, Ice Cream and a Very American Rooftop Party
The weekend holds these truths to be self-evident.
It’s Still the ’70s in Here
Groovy. That’s a word you probably shouldn’t say very often. Unless you’re talking about this gold-laden, mirror-riddled throwback to the lamé era of drinks that calls itself the Heavy Feather. It’s where you’ll sip gin fizzes or oolong-infused spritzers all night from now on. Scratch that. Still never say it.
Two New Lunch Options. Choice Is Yours.
Welcome to the 2015 Gubernatorial New Lunch Debate.
Moderator: What’s for lunch?
Green Street Smoked Meats: Everything on my dinner menu. Brisket sandwiches, Frito pies... the works.
Dusek’s: The Lunch Ordinary—a big sandwich, Thalia Hall pilsner and a coffee for 15 bucks.
Moderator: This is hard.
Fried Chicken, Ice Cream and America
Lots of new stuff going on at Navy Pier. Here are your highlights:
—Crave Bar’s set up a permanent outpost with their hand-dipped ice cream bars fused to caramel-dipped pretzel sticks.
—Big City Chicken is now open for spicy fried-chicken sandwiches and pickled-jalapeño chili fries.
—Fireworks or whatever...
On July 4, Parliament’s Kensington Roof Garden is hosting an all-American bacchanal involving Super Soakers, cocktail-infused freeze pops, gratis BBQ and a never-ending supply of apple pie. If you’re wondering whether or not you’ll enjoy all of this, you’ll probably enjoy all of this.
Summer’s Out There. And in Here.
Us: Knock, knock.
You: Who’s there?
Us: Interrupting Apartment Number 9 summer sale.
You: Interrupting Apartment Number 9 summer sa—
Us: Things like A.P.C. spring shirts, surf stripe tees, slim stretch chinos and Maison Martin suede slip-ons for up to 75% off.