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A Guide To Events & Specials Happening Memorial Day Weekend In Chicago

...night the bar will have DJs. Friday, May 26, through Sunday, May 28, located at 15 W. Illinois St., 312-874-7270

...score free admission for wearing sunglasses. Sunday, May 28 at 7 p.m., located at 26 W Hubbard St., 312-863-7427

...and $13 Rockit Rancheros. A full brunch menu can be found here. Rockit Bar & Grill, 22 W. Hubbard St., 312-645-6000

...worldwide will be mixing music all night. Doors open at 10 p.m., located at 56 W Illinois St., 312-644-7600

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...Saturday, May 27 at 2 p.m., located at Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph St.

...Park. Free, Saturday, May 27 at 9 p.m., located at The Kimpton Gray Hotel, 122 W. Monroe St., 15th Floor Rooftop. *21+ event...

County Club Crawfish Boil: What better way to spend the weekend then with an all-you-can-eat crawfish bowl and unlimited draft beers for only $40. Make your way to Lakeview and get peeling. Sunday, May 28, from 4-7 p.m., located at 3462 N Clark St., 773-975-2010

...Absolut Lemonades and $4 Lagunitas pints. Sunday, May 28, at 2 p.m. located at 1925 W. Cortland Ave., 773-489-0738

...and Saturdays through Labor Day. Saturday, May 27 at 10:15 p.m., located at 600 E. Grand Ave., 800-595-7437

...start of summer. Friday, May 27 – Sunday, May 29, 1-7 p.m., located at 1603 N Lake Shore Dr., 773-281-1200

The Corner Bar: Come out for the Memorial Day Cookout at the Corner Bar with a complimentary buffet at 1 p.m. until the food is gone. The Bucktown bar will also offer $2 PBR and you-call-it liquor (excluding top shelf). Sunday, May 28, at 1 p.m., located at 2224 N Leavitt St., 773-967-9934

    A Guide To Events & Specials Happening Memorial Day Weekend In Chicago
    With the extended weekend, locals and tourists alike take part in the many events and special offerings happening around the city. Say goodbye May and hello summer by taking part in one or more of the great happenings in Chicago.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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Stephanie Izard Conquers Iron Chef Competition

It’s been a busy few months for hotel bar and restaurant openings, and this week is no exception: The latest addition is Noyane (Conrad Chicago, 101 E. Erie St., River North), a rooftop lounge with Japanese-leaning cocktails and food courtesy of Richard Sandoval (Latinicity).

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Chef Matt Lair (Bom Bolla) is back in the kitchen at Clever Rabbit (2015 W. Division St., Wicker Park), a new veggie-focused restaurant that’s taken over the former 25 Degrees space. On the menu, garden-grown goodness, fish…and a diner-style burger.

...of burgers, West Loop is the recipient of the Chicago area’s fourth Shake Shack (185 N. Morgan St.). It opens today in the shadows of the Morgan Green Line stop, and serves exclusive...

...cookie cake, and Warm Belly Bakery chocolate cookies. Just next door, Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken (181 N. Morgan St.) also debuted its line of fried goodies today...

Milwaukee-based Colectivo Coffee Roasters has crossed the border and landed in Lincoln Park (2530 N. Clark St.). Beyond coffee, the all-day café with a giant outdoor patio also sells hot food...

    Stephanie Izard Conquers Iron Chef Competition
    Spoiler alert: Stephanie Izard won the first season of Food Network's Iron Chef Gauntlet over the weekend, after going two for three in head-to-head battles with Bobby Flay, Masaharu Morimoto, and Michael Symon. Chef Matt Lair (Bom Bolla) is back in the kitchen at Clever Rabbit (2015 W.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

12 hours ago

Best Chicago happy hour deals: May 25-31

Close out Chicago Craft Beer Week with complimentary tastings of Lagunitas Lagunator lager, Little Sumpin' Sumpin' ale and New Dogtown Pale Ale from 5-7 p.m. at Public House (400 N. State St. 312-265-1240), which will also offer pinball and giant Jenga games.

Listen to live acoustic music from Sean Skyler from 5-7 p.m. on the patio at Hard Rock Cafe Chicago (63 W. Ontario St. 312-943-2252) while enjoying half-price appetizers, $5 drafts and glasses of house wine and $6 shots of Jameson, Fireball and Jack Daniel's.

Shaw's Crab House (21 E. Hubbard St. 312-527-2722) offers half-price oysters, $8 select glasses of wine, $4 Goose Island Pearl drafts and $9 Stoli Blueberry lemonade or rum Manhattans from 4-6 p.m.

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Bring your pooch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for Waggin' Weekends on the patio at 312 Chicago (136 N. LaSalle St. 312-696-2420) where they'll enjoy complimentary treats if you order brunch. You can also get your pet additional treats for $4, a $7 dog-friendly entree or both for $9.

PR Italian Bistro (3908 N. Sheridan Road 773-404-8955) offers $5 beers and glasses of wine, $7 Italian cocktails and $5-$7 small plates from 5-6:30 p.m.

Forbidden Root (1746 W. Chicago Ave. 312-929-2202) offers $1 off its drafts, free small orders of gochugarou chili popcorn and $10 house flights from 3-6 p.m.

Income Tax (5959 N. Broadway 773-897-9165) offers $5 soft pretzels and pintxos skewers, $6 Spanish vermouth and gin and tonics and $8 spritzes and sparkling wine from 5-7 p.m.

    Best Chicago happy hour deals: May 25-31
    Here's where to drink on a budget in Chicago this week. Thursday, May 25 Close out Chicago Craft Beer Week with complimentary tastings of Lagunitas Lagunator lager, Little Sumpin' Sumpin' ale and New Dogtown Pale Ale from 5-7 p.m. at Public House (400 N. State St.
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New Lombard library construction 'not likely' this year

The library in November successfully asked voters to approve a property tax increase so it could demolish the outdated Helen M. Plum Memorial Library and replace it with a larger and more modern structure at 110 W. Maple St.

    New Lombard library construction 'not likely' this year
    Lombard library officials say it's unlikely construction will start this year on a $22.3 million building because of an ongoing land dispute with the park district. And it remains unclear how long it will take the two taxing bodies to reach any sort of agreement.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

29 hours ago

Taste of Chicago restaurant lineup for 2017

11 E. Illinois St.

845 N. State St.

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Media types, chefs, city officials and Taste organizers huddled at La Sardine (111 N Carpenter St.) in Chicago on an on-again, off-again gray rainy day thinking about sunnier days...

As Toia noted in the video, Ukai Japanese Restaurant (1059 W. Belmont) was there with their to-die-for Shrimp & Vegetable Dumplings that guests at the preview were able to sample and others can try at the taste. Here's a look:

2100 W. Belmont Ave.

1535 W. Madison St.

8734 S. Stony Island Ave.

2034 W. Division St.

300 W. 26th St.

816 W. Fullerton Ave.

2214 S. Wolcott Ave.

2373 S. Archer Ave.

939 W. 18th St.

108 N. State St.

300 W. 31st St.

623 S. Wabash Ave.

225 S. Canal St.

4623 N. Broadway

2101 W. Chicago Ave.

3221 W. Armitage Ave.

4171 S. Archer Ave.

2120 S. Canal St.

805 S. State St.

134 S. Wabash Ave.

941 W. Randolph St.

2600 S. Wallace St.

252 W. 26th St.

210 E. Illinois St.

6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

1532 N. Wells St.

1014 W. Taylor St.

6232 N. Broadway

21 E. Adams

75 E. Lake St.

2518 W. 63rd St.

1251 W. Fullerton Ave.

5203 N. Clark St.

20 E. Jackson Blvd.

1140 W. Madison St.

1623 N. Milwaukee Ave.

700 E. Grand Ave., Navy Pier

4217 N. Ravenswood Ave.

738 N. Clark St.

1148 W. Monroe St.

    Taste of Chicago Restaurant Lineup for 2017
    67 food establishments, 17 new vendors, Celebrity Chef du Jour & the CH Distillery Cocktail Lounge & Wine and Beer Garden are on the menu for the 37th annual Taste of Chicago in Grant Park on July 5 through July 9 Media types, chefs, city officials and Taste organizers huddled at La Sardine (111 N...
    http://www.chicagonow.com

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Taste of Chicago 2017 restaurant list announced

11 E. Illinois St.

845 N. State St.

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2100 W. Belmont Ave.

1535 W. Madison St.

8734 S. Stony Island Ave.

2034 W. Division St.

300 W. 26th St.

816 W. Fullerton Ave.

2214 S. Wolcott Ave.

2373 S. Archer Ave.

939 W. 18th St.

108 N. State St.

300 W. 31st St.

623 S. Wabash Ave.

225 S. Canal St.

134 S. Wabash Ave.

941 W. Randolph St.

2600 S. Wallace St.

252 W. 26th St.

210 E. Illinois St.

6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

1532 N. Wells St.

1014 W. Taylor St.

1059 W. Belmont Ave.

6232 N. Broadway

21 E. Adams

75 E. Lake St.

2518 W. 63rd St.

1251 W. Fullerton Ave.

5203 N. Clark St.

20 E. Jackson Blvd.

1140 W. Madison St.

1623 N. Milwaukee Ave.

700 E. Grand Ave., Navy Pier

4217 N. Ravenswood Ave.

738 N. Clark St.

1148 W. Monroe St.

    Taste of Chicago 2017 restaurant list announced
    Get ready to savor some new flavors for this summer's Taste of Chicago. More than a dozen new vendors are serving up food this year. The city announced the culinary line-up for this year's food fest. Sixty-seven restaurants will fill up your plates. Newcomers include Seoul Taco, American Glory and the Cajun Connoisseur.
    http://abc7chicago.com

2 days ago

Taste of Chicago 2017 Restaurants Announced

11 E. Illinois St.

845 N. State St.

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2100 W. Belmont Ave.

1535 W. Madison St.

8734 S. Stony Island Ave.

2034 W. Division St.

300 W. 26th St.

816 W. Fullerton Ave.

2214 S. Wolcott Ave.

2373 S. Archer Ave.

939 W. 18th St.

108 N. State St.

941 W. Randolph St.

2600 S. Wallace St.

252 W. 26th St.

225 S. Canal St.

300 W. 31st St.

623 S. Wabash Ave.

4623 N. Broadway

2101 W. Chicago Ave.

3221 W. Armitage Ave.

4171 S. Archer Ave.

2120 S. Canal St.

805 S. State St.

134 S. Wabash Ave.

210 E. Illinois St.

6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

1532 N. Wells St.

1014 W. Taylor St.

1059 W. Belmont Ave.

6232 N. Broadway

21 E. Adams

75 E. Lake St.

2518 W. 63rd St.

1251 W. Fullerton Ave.

5203 N. Clark St.

20 E. Jackson Blvd.

1140 W. Madison St.

1623 N. Milwaukee Ave.

700 E. Grand Ave., Navy Pier

4217 N. Ravenswood Ave.

738 N. Clark St.

1148 W. Monroe St.

    Taste of Chicago 2017 Restaurants Announced
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announced Tuesday the lineup of 67 restaurants that will participate at the 37th annual Taste of Chicago this July 5-9 in Grant Park.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

2 days ago

Nearly 20 New Restaurants Are Headed To Taste Of Chicago

11 E. Illinois St.

845 N. State St.

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2100 W. Belmont Ave.

1535 W. Madison St.

8734 S. Stony Island Ave.

2034 W. Division St.

300 W. 26th St.

816 W. Fullerton Ave.

2214 S. Wolcott Ave.

2373 S. Archer Ave.

939 W. 18th St.

108 N. State St.

300 W. 31st St.

623 S. Wabash Ave.

225 S. Canal St.

4623 N. Broadway

2101 W. Chicago Ave.

3221 W. Armitage Ave.

4171 S. Archer Ave.

2120 S. Canal St.

805 S. State St.

134 S. Wabash Ave.

941 W. Randolph St.

2600 S. Wallace St.

252 W. 26th St.

210 E. Illinois St.

6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

1532 N. Wells St.

1014 W. Taylor St.

1059 W. Belmont Ave.

6232 N. Broadway

21 E. Adams

75 E. Lake St.

2518 W. 63rd St.

1251 W. Fullerton Ave.

5203 N. Clark St.

20 E. Jackson Blvd.

1140 W. Madison St.

1623 N. Milwaukee Ave.

700 E. Grand Ave., Navy Pier

4217 N. Ravenswood Ave.

738 N. Clark St.

1148 W. Monroe St.

    Nearly 20 New Restaurants Are Headed To Taste Of Chicago
    The Lollapalooza of Food is just around the corner; and the city just dropped the lineup. With a full 67 restaurants and food trucks in tow, the Taste of Chicago will take over Grant Park from July 5 to 9.
    http://chicagoist.com

2 days ago

5 Things You Didn’t Know about the Newberry Library (Like the Fact That It’s Free & Houses Collectio

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    5 Things You Didn't Know about the Newberry Library (Like the Fact That It's Free & Houses Collectio
    Located in the gorgeous Gold Coast neighborhood, the Newberry Library is one of Chicago's oldest libraries. It's been open since 1887, and now operates as an independent research library with exhibits and collections that are a great resource for avid learners of all ages.
    http://www.choosechicago.com

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