Lessons learned from your holiday travels: 1) Limit two eggnogs per grandmother. 2) It’s time to get a new suitcase. Like this perfectly sized, zipperless carry-on. It opens via roll-top, glides easily on 360-degree wheels and has a battery with two USB ports, plus GPS so your bag never disappears unannounced. Unlike Grandma.
Things to do for January 04, 2017
2017 Is Starting on a High Note. Lots of Them, Actually.
Case in Point: These Three New Bars and This George Michael Dance PartyBy Sam Eichner
Two New Bars and What to Do in Them
The Cozy Edgewater Wine Bar: Income Tax (pictured).
The Play: French wine, coq au vin, you and a delighted date.
The Bi-Level West Loop Rum Bar: Ronero.
The Play: Pork shoulder wrapped in a banana leaf, purple corn punch cocktails, you and a delighted date.
Strong start, 2017.
Just Don’t Call It a “Sports Bar”
Park & Field is a handsome lounge in Logan Square with chesterfield tables and turn-of-the-century sporting memorabilia where you can watch the game, eat short rib pot pie and drink good beer. So if you thought Logan Square was all cocktail bars and dives, well... take that?
This Weekend, We Dance for George Michael
There are few better ways to honor the late, great George Michael than by corralling some friends and making for Elbo Room’s George Michael music video dance party this Saturday. Actually, no better ways.
Your First Best New Brunch of 2017
You made a New Year’s resolution to enjoy more great brunches in 2017. Therefore, you should go to Oyster Bah this weekend. Their new one’s got everything from fried-oyster benedicts to cereal-crusted french toast to jumbo-shrimp-laden Bloody Marys. Now, on to those other resolutions...
Truffle Popcorn, Champagne and the Golden Globes
On Sunday, the brightest stars in Hollywood will convene for the Golden Globes to receive awards and drink copious amounts of champagne. Meanwhile, you’ll be watching at Carbon Arc at the Davis Theater, eating truffle popcorn and drinking copious amounts of champagne yourself. Should be a pretty good night for all parties.