Your Perks: 1) Two pairs of perfectly fitting jeans for $153. Keep what fits, return the rest for free. 2) A hoverboard-like device so you can live out all your Back to the Future Part II–related fantasies. Well, almost all. 3) A box full of sexy things. It’s okay to admit you want.
Things to do for September 17, 2015
Hot Doug’s, Pro Wrestling and Punch
Make it a weekend-long.
Calexico, Goose Island and Hot Doug’s
Goose Island is hosting a block party this weekend. On the docket: musical acts from Calexico to Matt and Kim, a chance to sample rare beers from Goose Island’s secret stash and Hot Doug’s serving Hot Doug’s things. Hey, this is supposed to be about beer.
Here’s One Way to Oktoberfest
Let’s play a game. We’ll discuss some activities going on at the Dawson, and you guess which holiday they’re celebrating. Ready: “There’s beer-drinking on a spacious outdoor patio. There’s live polka music. There’s a bottomless Bavarian spread with schnitzel sliders and borscht.” Borscht was a dead giveaway.
Attention, Class: You’re Making Punch
You and a date are attending a punch-making class at Punch House. Here’s the agenda, presumably:
3:30pm: You arrive, jazzed about punch.
3:35pm: Punch House partner Will Duncan elucidates the principles of punch-making.
4:30pm: You concoct a batch of punch.
5pm: You drink a batch of punch.
The Part About Two New Brunches
The New Brunch Forum is now in session.
Bernie’s: I’ve got roasted oysters with chorizo butter and a Mediterranean-style lox plate on a just-unveiled rooftop patio.
Ramen-San: Well, I’ve got Japanese pancakes (pictured) in three different styles—crispy pork belly, ham and cheese, and smoked brisket and octopus.
This forum escalated quickly.
The Bears, Pro Wrestling and Twinkies
To celebrate its first full year in existence, HQ Beercade is throwing a huge outdoor party involving a Bears tailgate, live pro wrestling and a Twinkie-eating contest. You’re looking forward to seeing how they’ll celebrate their second full year in existence.