Double A (RedEye file photo )
Will crawl for food
Independence Plaza, 4736 N. Kedzie Ave. 773-478-0202 Ext. 116
Give your taste buds a tour through Albany Park and North Park on the third annual Bon Appetit restaurant crawl. Check in at Independence Plaza to pick up a map and dining "passport," which entitles you to small plates at 23 participating spots. 5-9 p.m. $40-$45. RSVP: albanyparkchamber.org
Double A, 108 W. Kinzie St. 312-329-9555
Cozy up to cocktails and tequila-infused cuisine at a three-course Don Julio Taquiza Party hosted at this River North lounge. The meal includes build your own tacos paired with a Tres Citricos cocktail made with reposado tequila, green chili and citrus juices. 6:30 p.m. $55 plus tax and gratuity. RSVP required.
Mahoney's Pub & Grille, 551 N. Ogden Ave. 312-733-2121
Take your best friend out for the weekly West Town Pup Crawl, where you'll visit the dog-friendly patios at J. Patrick's, Clutch, Aberdeen Tap and The Matchbox in any order (6-8 p.m.) and end at Mahoney's for $4 draft beers and $3 appetizers (from 8-9 p.m., 50 percent of your tab benefits canine charities), plus dog-centric activities and trivia. 6-10 p.m. No cover.
The Green Lady, 3328 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-525-5571
Point your (beer-drinking) compass downstate as this Lakeview bar teams up with guysdrinkingbeer.com for South of 80: A Celebration of Downstate Craft Beer, an event for Chicago Craft Beer Week. Treat yourself to $4 pints of Lincoln Lager from Springfield's Rolling Meadows Brewery and $6 pints from other Southern Illinois and St. Louis-area producers. 7-10 p.m. No cover.
The Original Mothers, 26 W. Division St. 312-642-7251
Watch screenings of original comedies, dramas, horror flicks and more—which run from 30 seconds to 20 minutes—on a 10-foot screen at the 14th biannual Indie Incubator Film Fest, where a judging panel awards prizes for Most OMG, Best LOL and more. One aspiring filmmaker takes home a $250 grand prize. 8 p.m. No cover.
REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY
Chicago's Culinary Crossroads program runs through Friday. Visit chicagosculinarycrossroads.org for participating restaurants.
JULA BORCHERTS IS A REDEYE SPECIAL CONTRIBUTOR.