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Things to do for August 10, 2016
Looks Like You’re Staying Up All Night
A Beach Party, 4am Rum Drinks and the Most ’90s Lunch EverBy Sam Eichner
There’s weekend in them thar hills.
And the Poke Bowls Just Keep On Coming
Pokiology is a new fast-casual restaurant in Uptown where they combine the Hawaiian-style poke of your choice with sushi-like toppings before placing them in a convenient to-go bowl. None of which likely needed to be explained just then.
Burgers, Fries and <em>Saved by the Bell</em>
All of your burning Saved by the Bell–related questions will be answered during Friday’s special luncheon at the so-themed pop-up diner, where you’ll enjoy their Bayside burger and fries, an episode screening and a Q&A with the show’s former head writer. It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for since... maybe never.
Meet Your New 4am Bar. Its Name Is Remedy.
They say: Nothing good ever happens after 2am.
We say: What about Remedy? It’s your new neighborhood 4am bar in Wicker Park with pineapple-and-rum drinks, big front windows that open up onto the sidewalk and a jukebox, should you want to dance.
You say: You had me at rum drinks.
Classic Vinyl and Rosé on a Rooftop Deck
There’s this new thing happening at that convivial rooftop deck, Streeterville Social, called Vinyl Sundays. The idea being, on Sunday afternoons, they’ll have a DJ spin some classic vinyl for your musical enjoyment, plus they’ll have half-price bottles of rosé. That last part wasn’t in the name, but it’s just as important.
Spiaggia Is Throwing a Beach Party
Ferragosto: An Italian holiday celebrated by Spiaggia at Oak Street Beach. Includes a DJ,
an oyster-and-crudo bar, whole roasted lamb, fresh gelato and good-looking people lit by the softly setting
Ferragamo: Italian shoes.
Never confuse the two again.