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Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

July 05, 2012|By Julia Borcherts, For RedEye

EAT

Prime time

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse, 25 E. Ohio St. 312-329-9463

Go traditional with a three-course "Summer Sundays" prime rib dinner, which includes a 12-ounce cut served with a trio of sauces plus a side dish, salad and dessert. Celebrating? Add a bottle of B.R. Cohn North Coast Silver Label cabernet sauvignon for $40 more. 4-9 p.m. Sunday. $29.95 plus tax and gratuity.

The latest scoop

JBar entryway, 610 N. Rush St. 312-660-6000

Summer Fridays get summer-ier with a jumbo cone from the David Burke's Primehouse ice cream pop-up shop, where today's flavors are black forest (cherry and creme de cacao ice creams, devil's food cake, roasted cherries) and cinnamon roll (cream cheese and Saigon cinnamon ice creams with cream cheese-frosted cinnamon roll pieces). 3-5 p.m. Friday. $5.

DRINK

Pack a punch

Drumbar, 201 E. Delaware Pl. 312-924-2531

Head to the 18th floor patio at the Rafaello Hotel for "Out on the Roof," where DJs spin disco and boogie beats while you sip afternoon drinks including the 42Below Summer Punch (vodka, St. Germain, ginger, raspberries, asti spumante; $10) and $30 buckets of six Corona beers. 2 p.m.-midnight. Sunday.

DO

Splash bash

North Avenue Beach, 1600 N. Lake Shore Drive 312-850-8196

Surf's up—and so are the nets—at the Volleywood Beach Bash, where more than 300 teams compete for cash prizes in a sand volleyball tournament and the reserved-area, spring break-style beachfront party includes music by DJ Havana Brown plus Too White Crew, DJ Dante the Don and DJ Rock City, interactive games, a sundeck and beer, wine and concession sales. Noon. Saturday. $10.

Step right up

Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-404-7336

Burlesque troupe Kiss Kiss Cabaret unveils its new carnival-themed show, "Hot Cha Cha," which features striptease, bawdy comedy and sideshow-style acts plus pre-performance magicians, fortune tellers, cigarette girls and interactive midway games during intermission. 11 p.m. Friday. $15-$20. RSVP recommended: greenhousetheater.org.

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Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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