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THIS MONTH AT HERON AGENCY
Blog: Heron Agency Presents Sky Terrace Rooftop Lounge
Read: First Folio Theatre Presents 9/11 Salute THE GUYS
Big Win: Replay Lincoln Park Parks and Rec Pop-Up Featured in Food & Wine
Watch: Casati’s Cooks Up Costoletta Pork Chop on WGN-TV
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As a special bonus in advance of its 24th season, First Folio Theatre presents Anne Nelson’s THE GUYS, September 9 – 11. Directed by Melanie Keller, THE GUYS explores the difficult reality of the world shortly following the largest terrorist attack on United States soil in the 21st century, while highlighting human commonality and the ability to cope together despite it all. Tickets are $35 and 10% of all the proceeds will be donated to the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
ROOF on theWit has unveiled a brand-new look and refined experience. Ultra-chic and sophisticated, the completely rejuvenated ROOF includes a new open-aired space, The Gallery. ROOF’s patio has undergone a fresh, stylish renovation and presents an international inspired menu, live entertainment, and new seasonal programming.
Now open, Cambria Hotel Milwaukee Downtown, Milwaukee’s newest hotel, is located within walking distance of the Historic Third Ward, shores of Lake Michigan, Walker’s Point, and the RiverWalk District. The property is the quintessential destination for both residents and visitors alike with premier amenities and meeting space. Book a room block with a special Neighbor Rate of 15% off by calling the hotel directly.
Casati’s offers a Girl’s Night Out Package for guests to throw on their heels and have some fun! Every Monday – Thursday, groups of four or more are invited to enjoy Misticanza Salad, Pinsa Pizza and two hours of wine for $35.
ENO Wine Room has officially extended its Pour Decisions drag brunch series! Every Sunday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., guests can enjoy bottomless mimosas, choice of entrée from the new brunch menu and two hours of performances by drag entertainers for just $45.
Offshore offers Chicagoland residents Monday specials on “Locals Night.” All Chicagoland residents who mention they live “Just Offshore,” from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. will enjoy $3 Miller Lite, $5 house red or white wines and $5 Chicago Hot Dogs, all while having fun playing a variety of outdoor lawn games including Cornhole and larger than life Jenga.
Arbor Lodging is a hotel investment and management company that is driven by innovation, quality and collaboration. Arbor Lodging delivers an exceptional experience for guests and employees at all price points, from select service to luxury, nationwide.
In advance of its 2019-2020 season, which boasts an engaging, thematically-curated repertoire of pieces written by underrepresented composers, Chicago Sinfonietta will perform a live concert screening of Jordan Peele’s smash hit film Get Out, conducted by score composer Michael Abels, at the Auditorium Theatre on Saturday, September 21. Tickets are now on sale.
VU Rooftop Bar presents an evening inclusive of three unique sample-sized Ketel botanical cocktails, chef hors d’ oeuvres and exclusive entertainment by Ronaldo Monge, in collaboration with Ketel One Botanical on September 19 from 6 – 9 p.m. Guests are invited to sip custom summer cocktails like Botanical Sangria and enjoy Spanish-inspired bites by Executive Chef Nolan Narut for $25.
Ocean Prime, Chicago’s hottest seafood and steak restaurant, now offers a new Prime Lunch Menu, featuring three courses made with fresh, seasonal items for $35. Selections, courtesy of Executive Chef Jason Shelley, include entrees ranging from a Blackened Salmon Salad to a Poke Bowl, 6 oz. Filet and more.
Located ideally across the street from the home of the Chicago Cubs, Wrigley Field, the recently-opened Lucky Strike Social at Wrigleyville is one of a kind entertainment experience and new destination for Northsiders with time to spare.
Replay Lincoln Park has transformed into the fun-loving town of Pawnee, Indiana for a Parks and Recreation pop-up experience! The pop-up features custom artwork and several fun photo opportunities at iconic Pawnee destinations including the Department of Parks and Recreation, Shoe Shine Stand, Li’l Sebastian’s Stable, Eagleton Fence, the Pit and the World’s Smallest Park, plus delicious bites inspired by JJ’s Diner and Sweetums and specialty cocktails like Galentine’s Day, The Ron Swanson and Snake Juice.
Lincoln Common, the new crossroads of Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, is excited to welcome several new retail tenants opening this fall, including Equinox Lincoln Common, opening September 5, Philz Coffee, Kohler Waters Spa, Play2Day. Chase, Athletico, Compass, Dearborn Denim, Blowout Junkie, Verve and Pharmaca.
Rosemont’s newest hotel, The Rose Hotel, is offering a Snack, Shop and Slumber with The Rose Shopping Package. Guests are invited to enjoy luxurious overnight accomodations, complimentary breakfast for two, a Fashion Outlets Saving Pass (worth up to $800 in savings), complimentary shuttle to and from the Fashion Outlets of Chicago, plus complimentary coat check and bag hold while on-site and more.
Los Angeles’ most historic hotel, Sportsmen’s Lodge, has been a home away from home for many classic Hollywood stars including Katherine Hepburn and Clark Gable. Today, the Sportsmen’s Lodge offers guests full-service accommodations and luxurious event options only minutes from the best San Fernando Valley attractions including Universal Studios, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, L.A. shopping and numerous beaches.
The Albert, an art and science inspired restaurant that is home to over 12,000 books, is excited to celebrate National Read a Book Day (September 6) with a Special BYOBook Promotion. Those that bring their own book to the Albert on this day will receive 15% off their total bill. Additionally, patrons that tag @thealbertchicago in their pictures reading their books at the restaurant on September 6 will receive a complimentary Read Tajin the Lines Cocktail with a purchase.
Just in time for the debut of the highly-anticipated Andy Warhol “A to B and Back Again” exhibit, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park has introduced a range of immersive guestroom packages. From curious to the connoisseur, packages offer a range for all levels of interest, including the “Artist” which includes VIP admission, the “Masterpiece” which boasts a private, 90-minute tour, and the “Icon” which offers guests a once-in-a-lifetime after hours tour with one of the institution’s expert curators.
ROOH Chicago, a progressive Indian kitchen and lounge located in the heart of Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, invites guests to happy hour every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. at the main bar.
PROSE, a healthy and beautiful hand and foot care brand, opened its first Illinois location this August in Wheaton. The new, thoughtfully inspired, premium boutique offers guests purposeful services using non-toxic, world-class products and a healthy approach to hand and foot care. Located at 2044 South Naperville Road, PROSE Wheaton will be hosting a Grand Opening event from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 12.
Staytion Market & Bar is continuing its Celebrate The Neighborhood series with several mixology classes throughout September. Event themes include Spirits that Surived Prohibition, Chicago River Scene Paint Night, Mexican Independence Day and more. Each mixology class is open to the public for $14.
AIRE Chicago now features a striking 3,800 sq. ft. mural, “Grounded,” 24 stories above the Loop, a rotating artist series, new menu and a collaboration with Maplewood Brewery.
Just for September, Geja’s Cafe is offering $40 Premier Dinners every Sunday through Friday. Recently revamping the classic, three-course Premier Dinner, Geja’s Cafe is excited to extend this limited time offer.
Hilton Chicago Northbrook, nestled by a woodland preserve, is conveniently located just 20 minutes from Chicago O’Hare International Airport and 40 minutes to downtown Chicago. Featuring newly renovated meeting and event space, the hotel offers exceptional service and spacious rooms in the heart of Chicagoland’s northern suburbs.
Yolk, voted a “Top 10 Brunch Spot” by Visit Indy, has three locations in City Way, Iron Works and Monument Circle. The restaurant recently celebrated five years of serving the greater Indianapolis community and will be participating in Breakfast After Dark on September 27 benefitting the Crohns & Colitis Foundation.
With plenty of ways to indulge at the Ivy Hotel, guests are invited to stay two or more nights and receive a $50 daily dining credit with the ultimate luxury package. Order that cocktail! Call in room service. It’s time to indulge.
Oleksandr Usyk (16-0 12 KOs) joins the big guns in his first fight in a multi-fight deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing USA, having dominated the Cruiserweight division and leaving the 200lbs scene as the undisputed champion after knocking out Tony Bellew in Manchester in November. Usyk will face Tyrone Spong in his Heavyweight debut at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago on October 12.
Viridian on Sheridan puts residents in the heart of Lakeview, near Lake Michigan, Wrigley Field, Whole Foods, and a variety of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. With several unmatched amenities available, locals may unwind with a modern, connected smart home designed for comfort.
The 19th annual One of a Kind Holiday Show Chicago returns to The Mart December 5-8, 2019. Shop from more than 600 talented makers and enjoy a one-of-a-kind shopping experience!
Paper Source, a Chicago-based premier paperie and gift retailer, has you covered with fun crafts, decorations and everything for your autumn season needs!
Join Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care for their new program, A Cup O’Kindness every day in Caledonia’s Living Room. Free and open to the public, the tea times invite prospective residents to enjoy a cup of tea while sharing stories with current residents and employees.
One of Chicago’s most sensational, “hidden gem” culinary events of the year, Kouzina, presented by the National Hellenic Museum is returning Thursday, November 7 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. An evening of epicurean exploration, Kouzina will present a variety of esteemed chefs from different backgrounds in a night of dining, drinking and mingling.
Enjoy a whirlwind international cirque experience at the Cambria Chicago Loop – Theatre District with the Teatro ZinZanni Package. Guests are invited to enter a realm where reality and dreams converge with one room night for two, a welcome amenity upon check-in, breakfast for two at Intermission, two drink vouchers for Intermission and two tickets to see Teatro ZinZanni on the floor of the Center Ring Section.
A musical love letter to the Chicago Cubs, MIRACLE, is announcing final weeks of the production through September 29 at The Royal George Theatre. Set against the backdrop of the Chicago Cubs 2016 Championship Season, MIRACLE tells the story of a northside Chicago family of generational Cubs fans. The production traces the “Miracle” season through their eyes and experiences as they face ups and downs, anxiety, lose faith and regain faith.
The Marriott Theatre is proud to present the regional premiere of SOMETHING ROTTEN! through October 20. Nominated for ten Tony Awards including Best Musical, this hilarious smash hit tells the tale of two playwright brothers who are desperate to outshine Shakespeare and end up producing the first ever musical!