Things to do for June 22, 2016

The Weekender

2am Burgers, Flamingo-Shaped Drinking Vessels and Apartment Number 9’s Closing Sale

The weekend casts a long shadow.

Wednesday
Summer. Late-Night Burgers. It All Makes So Much Sense.
FRY ME TO THE MOON

Summer. Late-Night Burgers. It All Makes So Much Sense.

You tried to resist. But something was pulling you inexorably closer from that bar on Milwaukee right to SmallFry. It’s a new late-night burger joint with umami-dusted, triple-cooked fries, oxtail poutine and one hell of a cheeseburger. If we had to guess, it was probably the fries. It’s always the fries.

Now open, SmallFry, 2489 N Milwaukee Ave, 773-661-1365

Tiny Lounge + Big Hatt = This Place
HATT’S OFF

Tiny Lounge + Big Hatt = This Place

One way to spend the day on the Riverwalk: grab a seat at Tiny Lounge’s just-opened offshoot, Tiny Hatt; order a few barrel-aged drinks and a lobster roll; and while away the afternoon by the water. Another way: there may not be another way.

Now soft-open, Tiny Hatt, 55 Chicago Riverwalk, 773-852-8320

Thursday
Saying Goodbye Is Easier with a Sale Like This
CLOSING TIME

Saying Goodbye Is Easier with a Sale Like This

How to say goodbye to Apartment Number 9, which is closing after this weekend...

1) Go inside.
2) Procure Paul Smith novelty-print swim shorts, Thom Browne sweatpants or anything else in the store for way less than normal.
3) Leave.
4) Maybe stare wistfully at the facade or something.

Friday
If It’s a Date Night You Seek...
NICE BLOCK

If It’s a Date Night You Seek...

Strong First Date Idea #173: strolling down the 4800 block of Damen during Ampersand Wine Bar’s one-year-anniversary party, where you’ll drink a selection of French and Italian wines, enjoy smoked-brisket biscuits from Bang Bang Pie and hopefully not feel the need to ask about the other 172 ideas.

Saturday
Drinking Out of a Copper Flamingo 27 Stories Up
LUCKY NUMBER 27

Drinking Out of a Copper Flamingo 27 Stories Up

This weekend, you’re going to a Saint-Tropez-themed day party 27 stories up at Roof on theWit. There’ll be tropical house music for dancing. French champagne for toasting. A giant seafood tower for eating. And “flamingo service” for drinking out of a copper flamingo. It’s okay that that’s a thing.

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