The Epic Bloody Mary at Dragon Ranch Moonshine & BBQ (Dragon Ranch Moonshine…)
3267 S. Halsted St. 312-929-2486
Roll out of bed and head to the Bridgeport restaurant's pajama brunch, where chef Ricardo Pineda is serving a menu of foods meant to bring you luck in the New Year, including black-eyed pea soup ($6-$12) and grilled pork and pineapple omelets ($15). The restaurant's staffers will be posting photos of diners in their sleepwear on Facebook, where fans will vote for the best dressed to win a $50 gift card. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Party for Procrastinators
Small Bar Division
2049 W. Division St. 773-772-2727
No reservations for New Year's Eve? No problem. The Wicker Park bar's annual Git Down is first come, first served. DJs Intel and Pickel spin. No cover. 10 p.m. Monday.
Hair of the Dog
Dragon Ranch Moonshine & BBQ
441 N. Clark St. 312-955-1900
Why bother with a hangover cure when you can just keep the buzz going with the Epic Bloody Mary? The massive 64-ounce cocktail ($28) mixed with moonshine, vodka and Guinness is practically a meal, garnished with beef jerky, a pork belly steam bun, a spare rib, a fried pickle, salami, pepperoni, artichoke heart, pepperoncini and okra. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday.
1600 Stockton Drive 773-868-3010
If you've resolved to exercise more in 2013, get started at the 28th annual New Year's Day 5K Run/Walk, which benefits the Lake View Citizens Council. Your discipline will be rewarded with an after party at O'Brien's including a cocktail and a raffle for museum passes and restaurant gift certificates. $30-$40. 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Bikram Yoga South Loop
47 W. Polk St. 312-922-9642
Looking for a healthier way to ring in the New Year? Grab your yoga mat, a water bottle and a towel and take a 90-minute Bikram yoga class in a heated room, which should feel pretty good given the temperature outside. You can cool off after the lesson with some refreshments. The same class is also available at the studio's Lincoln Park location (2736A N. Clark St.) $17. 10 p.m.-midnight Monday.
REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY
Navy Pier will set off fireworks at 7 p.m. and midnight New Year's Eve.
Samantha Nelson is a RedEye special contributor.