August 17, 2012
Hello and welcome to this week's edition of your Insider Weekend Guide.
This weekend we're
featuring everything from Mannequin Men to Soul Summit to gallery exhibition openings and festivals. We're also running a contest for you to
win a 2-for-1 Brunch this Sunday at Bucktown's Riverside Cafe. So be sure to check our Twitter and/or Facebook pages for announcements on how to win.
But that's not all.
We've also highlighted several great deals you can take advantage of now
and a sneak peek into Wicker Park's hottest new bar - Fatpour - still
Thanks, as always, for
joining us. Have a great weekend and we'll see you in
Mark your calendars!
The Bucktown Arts Festival is just around the corner. Great food, music,
200 artists and lots of fun for all ages are waiting for you next
weekend. One of the oldest festivals in Chicago, this one is a don't
miss. Dates & details: Bucktown Arts Fest.
This weekend Wicker Park's LVL3 opens their newest Exhibition "Wobbly Misconduct". Three artists adopt
non-traditional uses of traditional forms and materials to allow for a
glimpse of the thin line between stability and uncertainty. Opens Saturday at 6pm. Wobbly Misconduct.
We were invited to
take an early look at Wicker Park's newest bar FatPour and met with the
Events Manager earlier this week. At 8,000 square feet and sporting a 2
level keg room, metal staircase, huge windows and skylights, we're
predicting this new addition is going to be a hit. You can also expect
50 beers on tap to start. Additional photos and details to follow once
they're a little closer to finishing construction. FatPour
Register to win. If you'd like to be eligible to win FREE
tickets to see My Morning Jacket be sure you're at The Fifty 50 at 2047
W. Division Street on Friday August 17th between 8:30pm-10:30pm. WXRT
will be giving tickets away. Free Tickets.
This Sunday this East Village Association is hosting a neighborhood meet-n-greet. The family-friendly block party is being held in the 800 block of N. Winchester. So if you'd like to get to know your neighbors a little better, this is a great opportunity. Sunday details.
Mannequin Men- Final Show?
Soul Summit's FREE Dance Party Friday
weekend do not miss Soul Summit's Dance party with a special free live
performance that will include San Fran based vocalists
Myron & E.Their first singles were backed by The Soul Investigators
from Finland and you can catch them live tonight at Double Door.
50% Off Wine Mondays - Tuesdays
2nd Annual Food Truck Social
Your Family Friendly Favorites
Win 2 for 1 Brunch in Bucktown - Sunday!
Building Block Toys Sale
Chrome Bag Sale- 25% at Futurgarb
Everyone loves Chrome
Bags. And right now Wicker Park's Futurgarb is hosting a clearance sale.
All Chrome Bags are currently 25% off. The sale will continue until the
bags are gone. So don't wait. This is a great deal and you know these
bags are going to sell out quickly. Chrome Sale.
ORA Dental Celebrates 2 Years - Great Offer
Not only is ORA Dental the 1st certified green dental office in Chicago, they're light years ahead in terms of overall technological advancements. And this month ORA Dental is celebrating their 2 Year Anniversary in Wicker Park with a very special deal for you. New Patients now pay only $129 (reg. $330). Hurry! This offer ends soon. And Happy Anniversary ORA Dental.
Second Time Around - 50% Off Clearance Sale
As if getting designer duds for 50% off isn't enough. Right now you can take another 50% off Summer Merchandise. Just head to Second Time Around this weekend at 1543 N. Milwaukee Avenue. Clearance Sale.
Urba Baby Grand Opening This Weekend
Those are the highlights for the week. If you have news or an event to share, please don't hesitate to let us know. And last but not least, if you're a Wicker Park or Bucktown business, be sure to sign up. We'd love to include you.
Have a great weekend and we'll see you in the neighborhood.
The Wicker Park Bucktown Insider's Guide