February 10, 2011
- What's Going On?
- Welcome, New Subscribers!
- NEW Business Directory
- GIVEAWAY--Tickets to Madagascar Live!
- OXO Tot Recipe Contest
- This Week's Picks
- This Week's Calendar
- Teen Scene
- Plan Ahead
- Making the Most Out of Valentine's Day
- Valentine's Recipes
- Valentine Pops Edible Craft!
- Valentine's Day Snack Mix
- Not Your Average Valentine
- Kid-created Valentine's Space
- Cupid’s Garland
- “Love Potion” Jars
- Date Night: Valentine's Day
- Help a Publisher Mom
- Cycle for Survival Raises $8 Million
- Brookfield Zoo Offers Free Admission
- Area Museum FREE Days 2011
- Kids Eat FREE or Cheap!
- Let's Meet!
Lincoln Park Zoo is for Love Birds!
Lincoln Park Zoo’s new adults-only Valentine’s Day event, Animal Attractions, offers lovebirds a wild way to celebrate the season. Feel the heat of Africa, nibble chocolates and sip champagne while getting the dish on the risqué side of animal courtship.
Mingle with giraffes and lovebirds and be transported on this wild and racy adventure Feb. 14. Tickets are $45 per person (21-years and older only) or $40 for zoo members. The event takes place in Regenstein African Journey from 6- 8 p.m. Reservations must be secured by February 8. Reservations can be made on the zoo’s website www.lpzoo.org.
TRUE BLUE. Annual Valentine’s Day Festival at Geja’s Café
For nine days, from Sunday, February 6th through Monday, February 14th, the renowned “Restaurant of Romance” will be elegantly decorated and feature sparkling champagne, “Love Note Wednesday,” live flamenco and classical guitarists, photo keepsakes, and delicious sizzling hot fondue cuisine. For information on the Valentine’s celebration, visit Geja’s on-line at www.gejascafe.com.
I THINK (?) I LOVE YOU. DAVID CASSIDY at Drury Lane Oakbrook
Treat your inner teenager to a Valentine’s Day concert featuring multi-platinum recording artist DAVID CASSIDY at 8 p.m., February 14, 2011. This Broadway star, teen heartthrob, and record breaking performer invites all to come celebrate their Valentine’s Day as he performs some of his most memorable hits. Dinner packages available. Visit www.drurylaneoakbrook.com.
FEELING LUCKY. GUYS AND DOLLS at Marriott Theatre
Sing-along to “Luck Be a Lady” at this romantic comedy with your sweetheart. Fridays at 8:00 p.m., Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., and Sundays at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Visit www.MarriottTheatre.com for more information.
STILL AWKWARD. BABY WANTS CANDY at the Apollo Theatre
Shatter those uncomfortable silences with laughter when you bring your baby to BABY WANTS CANDY. The hilarious improvised musical comedy is a roller coaster ride of spontaneously choreographed dance numbers, rhyming verses, and witty jaw-dropping comedy. Fridays at 10:30 p.m. on the Mainstage at the Apollo Theater, 2540 North Lincoln Avenue in Chicago. For more information, visit www.BabyWantsCandy.com.
HOT AND HEAVY. BORDELLO at Chicago Dramatists
Catch the steamy world premiere of BORDELLO, a domestic drama for a mature audience which explores life within legalized brothels in Nevada. Both a sexy and intense night out at the theatre, performances for BORDELLO are on Fri. and Sat. at 8 p.m., and Sun. at 3 p.m. over Valentine’s Day weekend. For more information visit www.chicagodramatists.org.
Celebrate Valentine's Day with Uncommon Ground, Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave.
Monday, February 14, 2011
The Exclusive Valentine's Day
The Exclusive Valentine's Day
Price Fixe, Three-Course Menu Ist Course peeky toe crab salad, tempura oyster, miso vinaigrette or mushroom consomme with celery root tortellini 2nd Course crispy-braised dietzler brisket, olive oil potato puree, glazed turnips and carrots, or pan roasted scalllops, collard greens, cipollini onions, lobster sauce or semolina gnocchi. sweet potato puree, spinach, salsa verde 3rd Course white chocolate mousse, caramel apple, cinnamon tuile or vanilla rice pudding brulee, winter citrus salad $35, excludes tax and gratuity. Monday night dinner menu will also be available. Reservations are required, call today while seating is still available: 773-465-9801
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Price Fixe, Three-Course Menu
peeky toe crab salad, tempura oyster,
mushroom consomme with celery root tortellini
crispy-braised dietzler brisket, olive oil potato puree, glazed turnips and carrots,
pan roasted scalllops, collard greens, cipollini onions, lobster sauce
semolina gnocchi. sweet potato puree, spinach, salsa verde
white chocolate mousse, caramel apple, cinnamon tuile
vanilla rice pudding brulee, winter citrus salad
$35, excludes tax and gratuity.
Monday night dinner menu will also be available.
Reservations are required, call today while seating is still available: 773-465-9801
1401 W. Devon Ave. Chicago
LAWRY'S THE PRIME RIB PRESENTS PRIX FIXE VALENTINE’S DAY MENU-FOR-TWO, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11 - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14
For $99 per couple (plus tax and gratuity), sweethearts can celebrate Valentine's Day with a romantic dinner as follows: Hearts will beat and heads will “spin” when the meal begins with Lawry's Original Spinning Bowl Salad, followed by a choice of entrée options: Roasted Prime Ribs of Beef served with Lawry’s Mashed Potatoes & Gravy or Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Yorkshire Pudding; or Salmon with Saffron Risotto Croquettes, Dandelion Greens, Little Neck Clams and a Sweet Pepper Piperade; or the vegetarian option of Orecchiette Pasta with Radicchio, Belgian Endive, Porcini Mushrooms, Fire-Roasted Grape Tomatoes and a Fontina Cheese Fondue. For a “blissful” ending to the meal, guests will share Two Handmade Petite Chocolate Bags—One White Chocolate Bag filled with Raspberry Mousse and One Belgian Dark Chocolate Bag filled with Housecrafted Marshmallows and topped off with Drunken Cherries—along with a choice of coffee or tea. To sweeten the deal, each dining-duo will take home a complimentary jar of Lawry’s exclusive C.C. Brown’s Hot Fudge Sauce. To make a Valentine’s Day reservation call Lawry’s at (312) 787-5000. For more information visit www.LawrysOnline.com.
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