This is a reversible sweater jacket inspired by the great American sport of baseball. Maybe you play baseball. Maybe you watch it. Maybe you just like the way the jacket looks so you’ll put it on and increase your handsomeness rating by a factor of 5x. That’s how this works.
Things to do for August 24, 2016
This Weekend Has Approximately 20 More Cocktails Than Last Weekend
Not to Mention Ping-Pong, Lobster Tempura Rolls and a Rooftop PartyBy Sam Eichner
For the love of weekend.
Forbidden Root was and always will be your friendly neighborhood botanical brewpub. So that’s a relief. But on this particular evening, they’re transforming their greenhouse-like space into a pop-up ping-pong arena and inviting you and your friends to partake. So that’s also a relief.
And Your New River North Lunch Spot Is...
Time to check in on the River North Lunch Stock Market.
No movement: Anything involving poke.
+12 points: Build-your-own salads, pesto portobello mushroom bowls and local cheeses, all courtesy of the first Midwest location of Sweetgreen.
-100 points: PB&Js.
Sadly, that one’s been down for a while.
Drinks by the River. Drinks on a Rooftop. Drinks.
Date Night, Phase 1: You procure these tickets for
DN, Phase 2: You bring someone you fancy to the Riverwalk for bubbly from City Winery and a NOLA-style marching band.
DN, Phase 3: You decamp to the Virgin Hotel’s rooftop for more drinks, a DJ and dancing. There is no phase 4.
There’s Something New at the Kimpton Gray. Again.
On Monday, we brought you tidings of Vol. 39, the swanky new lobby bar at the Kimpton Gray Hotel. Today, we bring you tidings of Boleo, the hotel’s new South American restaurant from a Tru vet with hand-cut beef empanadas, lobster tempura rolls and over 20 cocktails. Tomorrow, we calmly reflect.
This Takes “Dinner and a Movie” to a Whole New Level
Next Tuesday, Untitled is hosting a screening of Brian De Palma’s classic Chicago crime drama, The Untouchables, during which you’ll enjoy whiskey-adobo-glazed pork tenderloin, gratis tequila drinks and ricotta-stuffed shells. Nothing goes together like Brian De Palma and ricotta-stuffed shells go together.