Things to do for February 15, 2017

A Comely Cocktail Den From Two Sportsman’s Club Vets Is Just the Beginning

A Taco Fest and Gratis Midnight Pizza Accounts for Some of the Rest

By Sam Eichner

Wednesday
Thursday
Very Nice Boots for Not Very Much Money
FRYE THERE

Very Nice Boots for Not Very Much Money

The bad news: The Frye Company’s Cold Weather Event, which promises 30% to 50% off some very rakish, very season-appropriate footwear, ends today. The silver lining: Starting tomorrow, they’re taking an additional 25% off all remaining sale items, like handcrafted Italian leather boots and leather messenger bags. Textbook silver lining.

Friday
Not Your Typical Concert Series. No, Not at All.
HIGH FREQUENCY

Not Your Typical Concert Series. No, Not at All.

Maybe you’re looking for a quiet post–Valentine’s Day date. Maybe you’re just secretly into chamber music. Either way, you should check out the Frequency Series, six days of live contemporary classical music, featuring reinvented blues guitar, sound art, minimalist piano and other music not currently in your Spotify queue.

Saturday
From a Duo of Sportsman’s Club Vets Comes... Larry’s
UPTOWN FUNK

From a Duo of Sportsman’s Club Vets Comes... Larry’s

Larry: Welcome to my new nostalgia-inducing, namesake bar in Uptown’s Lawrence House.
You: Thanks.
Larry: Want something to drink? A salted coffee Old Fashioned? A frozen sidecar?
You: The Old Fashioned sounds nice. Also, are you a real person?
Larry: I don’t know. Am I?

Sunday
Gratis Midnight Pizza, Anyone?
KNOCKOUT PUNCH

Gratis Midnight Pizza, Anyone?

DJs, gratis pizza at midnight and glasses full of $5 punch: not exactly your average Sunday night. Unless you’re planning on going to Logan Square’s finest upstairs dive/lounge, East Room. From now on, they’ll be doing this sort of thing every week. Which means that it is your average Sunday night. Weird.

Sundays, 9pm-4am, no cover, East Room, 2354 N Milwaukee Ave, 773-698-8774

Tuesday
We’ve Received Word of a Taco Fest
DO NOT PASS MAGO

We’ve Received Word of a Taco Fest

This Tuesday: You had a date with your valentine, and did not eat tacos. Next Tuesday: You’re going to Mago’s inaugural taco fest, where you’ll be privy to 20-plus taco variations from the likes of Rojo Gusano and Cafe Tola. Good to see you’re making up for lost Tuesdays.

Sam Eichner likes literature, reality television and his twin cats equally. He has consistently been told he needs a shave since he started growing facial hair.

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