Things to do for July 02, 2015

The Weekender

Fried Chicken, Ice Cream and a Very American Rooftop Party

The weekend holds these truths to be self-evident.

Thursday
It’s Still the ’70s in Here
BIRDS OF A FEATHER

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.

Friday
Two New Lunch Options. Choice Is Yours.
GOOD AFTERNOONS

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
NAVY RECRUIT

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...

Saturday
Your Basic American Rooftop Blowout
PATRIOT GAMES

Your Basic American Rooftop Blowout

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.

Sunday
Summer’s Out There. And in Here.
APARTMENTALIZING

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.
You: Ha.

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