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Free Christmas Trees In Lakeview

18 Dec christmas tree

christmas treeOn Monday, December 22 Central Lakeview Merchants Association (CLMA) will be giving out free Christmas trees.

Anyone who wants a free Christmas tree can go to Houndstooth Saloon (3369 N Clark) from 4-6pm!

New Year’s Eve at Timothy O’Toole’s Pub 12.31

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Fun Festivities Include Champagne Split or the Champagne of Beers

Wednesday, December 31
 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. 

$15 in advance, $20 at the door

Forget crazy cover charges and over-the-top occasions this New Year’s Eve. Timothy O’Toole’s Pub, the subterranean spot in the heart of Streeterville, will offer a simply fun, “no frills” option. For just $15 (in advance; $20 at the door), party guests will receive either a split of champagne or the “champagne of beers,” a Miller High Life tall boy. Party favors and party tunes spun by a guest DJ will keep the festivities going ’til 4 a.m.

Chef Corey Grupe’s dinner and late night menu will be available in addition to 48 craft brews on draft. Various countdowns from around the world will be shown on 72 screens. New Year’s Eve tickets may be purchased in advance by visiting timothyotooles.com.

Timothy O’Toole’s Pub
622 North Fairbanks Court
Chicago, IL 60611
312.642.0700
TimothyOTooles.com

New Year’s Day Pacifico PJ Party at High Noon Saloon 1.1

16 Dec High Noon Saloon Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago
High Noon Saloon Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago

High Noon Saloon Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago

High Noon Saloon
1560 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60622
773-227-9339
highnoonchicago.com

Featuring drink deals, brunch service and the Blackhawks

High Noon Saloon starts the New Year with brunch service from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and all-day drink deals such as $4 Pacifico drafts, $3 mango or orange mimosas, $5 bloody marys, $15 bottles of bubbly with a half carafe of orange juice, and $3 Jameson shots. Pajamas are encouraged for brunch and welcomed all day. The regular menu is offered from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. and the bar is open from 11 a.m.-2 a.m. on Thursday, January 1.

High Noon Saloon is an official Chicago Blackhawks bar and they host a watch party for the Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, which features the Hawks against the Washington Capitals in Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. at noon, and the bar screens NCAA bowl games all day.

Brunch Selections
Huevos Rancheros
Two over-easy eggs, crispy tostadas, black beans, Serrano chiles, tomatoes, avocado salsa, queso fresco, cilantro ($9)

Bandit Skillet
Two fried eggs, Cheddar Jack cheese, sweet peppers, red onions, applewood-smoked bacon, chorizo, black beans, tomatoes, roasted potatoes ($10)

Chilaquiles
Two over-easy eggs, Barbacoa-style braised chicken, tomatillo salsa, queso fresco, cilantro, sour cream ($10)

Breakfast Burrito
Scrambled eggs, chorizo, Cheddar Jack cheese, avocado, tomatoes, lettuce, roasted potatoes ($9)

French Toast
Texas toast, powdered sugar, Kahlua crème anglaise, fresh seasonal fruit ($9)

Details
High Noon Saloon’s regular hours of operation: 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Monday-Friday; 11 a.m.-3 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Sunday. The kitchen is open until 11 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and until midnight Friday and Saturday. All major credit cards accepted. For reservations, please phone 773-227-9339.

Black Wednesday And Black Friday Deals In Chicago

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Featuring a complimentary trolley crawl, chef specials and discounts
Black Wednesday Recovery at IVme
1347 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60610
312-350-1822
http://www.ivmechicago.com

Base Package: $139/$119 (if no oxygen)
Those who overindulge during Black Wednesday celebrations and need to feel better for Thanksgiving Day festivities can stop in IVme Hydration Clinic all weekend long. Designed for those who are suffering from dehydration due to hangover, exhaustion, or cold or flu symptoms, IVme will offer patients expedited hydration therapy through IV delivery of fluids, nutrition and medication. After IVme therapy, patients will be able to reclaim their day and get back to work and other obligations. Appointments required.

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Black Friday and National French Toast Day Special at Kanela Breakfast Club
3231 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60657
773.248.1622

Friday, November 28

Shoppers who visit Kanela on Black Friday will receive a complimentary Julius Meinl coffee with any food purchase when they show their receipt from shopping that day.

Additionally, in celebration of National French Toast Day, guests will enjoy an exclusive one-day only special. Created by Executive Chef Don Penza, the special will feature French Toast Sticks with crème anglaise, strawberry and blueberry jam for $9.

Black Wednesday Trolley Crawl
1072 North Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60642
773.772.4322
http://www.thefrontierchicago.com

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Wednesday, November 26
Trolley runs every 30-minutes between each location
Complimentary trolley
$4 to $5 drink specials
Guests can celebrate Black Wednesday with Pioneer Tavern Group as they host the 4th annual Black Wednesday Trolley Crawl that will feature a complimentary trolley running all night between Lottie’s, The Pony and Frontier. Each location will feature drink specials including $5 Jameson Black, $5 Black and Stormys, $4 Strongbow, $4 Heineken and more.

The trolley launch point begins at Lottie’s at 7 p.m. and heads to The Pony, which will feature a Chicago Blackhawks official roadwatch party beginning at 7 p.m. vs the Avalanche. Guests can meet the Blackhawks Ice Girls, win autographed prizes, and the first 100 fans will receive a Blackhawks souvenir koozie.The trolley also makes a stop at Frontier which will have food samples from a guest chef and the weekly Meat & Potations party that features a 20% industry discount, a late night menu and toxicology mixed specials.

To guarantee a spot on the trolley, guests can sign up at the bar or email freetrolley@pioneertaverngroup.com.

 

Six Things Every Crazy Dog Owner Needs

18 Nov Barkbox
Barkbox

Barkbox

I’m not an animal person. However there is a small portion of me that looks at little puppies and my anti-animal, Grinch themed heart melts. No matter what though, I thoroughly enjoy watching dog owners go crazy as if their dog is their next of kin. Seriously though, it’s hilarious how intense they get. So to celebrate crazy dog owners, I found a few products that I know they won’t be resist.

Etsy

Etsy

In fact, I can see many screaming internally and slightly jumping up and down out of pure enjoyment of getting something more for their dog.

Dog Lover Necklace

Barkbox

For the beauty people there is Birchbox and for drinkers Julibox. But for your dog, there is Barkbox. Every month you can get four or more products for your little one. From toys, bones, treats that all natural, and even gadgets. Another plus is the fact that portions of the profits help dogs in need.

American Apparel

American Apparel

So you are always able to have you dog close to your heart…or at least an obvious place where you can brag about him or her. Although there are a variety of options (just type dog necklace in Etsy), you can get your dog’s name printed on everything from a tag to bone.

American Apparel Dog Hoodie

This should be a standard item for dog owners to buy. I mean, what dog doesn’t look adorable in a little hoodie? And you have to keep your pup warm. When it comes to dressing your dog, you might as well do it in style. Plus it even has the pocket and variety of colors – you can’t say no to it.

Sunbeam

Sunbeam

Gourmet Dog Treat Maker

To be honest, I barely want to cook let alone make treats for a living creature who can’t even speak English. I see how it could be fun, making something, decorating a treat, just for your one and only little pup. Just don’t get it mixed up with your waffle maker.

Meteorlight K-9 LED Ball

Meteorlight Ball

Meteorlight Ball

A LED light up ball? Handy and cool. It’s perfect for those who like to play with their dog when it’s a little darker out, or for those who just want something a little more entertaining than your typical tennis ball. Not to mention if you are at the dog park, the two of you will really be able to put on a show.

Custom Shelter Pup Stuffed Pup

This is by far the cutest but craziest one of them all. In case you need a custom stuffed dog so then yhttps://poorgirlsguidechicago.wordpress.com/wp-admin/edit.phpou can always have your dog around, Shelter Pups is the place to go. It bases off pictures you send in, using Merino Wool and handmade in the USA. Although it comes with a hefty $150 price tag, it has a two week turnaround and proceeds go to shelters and rescues. Not to mention, it looks exactly like a mini version of a dog.

Shelter Pups

Shelter Pups

Crazy dog lovers, you can rejoice. I have supplied plenty of entertainment for you until you teach your dog how to finally roll over. Just don’t go crazy over excitement whenever you receive the latest Barkbox for finally get to cuddle with your dog and the stuff version.

 

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Lindsay Grundy- Fashion Contributor,  Poor Girl’s Guide Chicago
Connect with Lindsay @lindsaygrundy or on her website, lindsaygrundy.com.

 

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