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  • The Dog's Bollocks brings craft beers and a global menu to Lakeview.
The Dog's Bollocks brings craft beers and a global menu to Lakeview. (The Dog's Bollox )
March 13, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye


$3.14 Pi Day Pizza

Tuscany 1014 W. Taylor St. 312-829-1990

Whether or not you're a math whiz, you can observe National Pi Day with a dine-in deal on four signature pizzas—margherita, speck (gorgonzola, smoked prosciutto, mozzarella), salmino piccante (spicy salami, mozzarella, oregano, tomatoes) and fiorentina (sea salt flatbread, salad, heirloom tomatoes, shaved parmigiano) for $3.14 each. 11 a.m.-10 p.m.


Grand Opening

The Dog's Bollox 3210 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-860-9620

Patrick Eberle—formerly of Fountainhead and Sheffield's—teams up with Munster Taverns (operator of Wilde and Lady Gregory's) for this new Lakeview spot featuring shareable plates and a rotating selection of 28 draft beers. Check out the new space over $4 Lagunitas IPA or Metropolitan Flywheel beers, complimentary global street snacks and beats by DJ Nigel O'Reilly. 7 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

Big Ten Tournament and Blackhawks Viewing

Kroll's South Loop 1736 S. Michigan Ave. 312-235-1400

Grab a $3 domestic bottle or Miller Lite pint, $3.50 import bottle or $4 Bud Light 16-ounce can and cheer on your favorite Big Ten teams (11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.) and the Hawks (6 p.m.) in two rooms, each featuring two projection screens with separate sound systems so that games are broadcast separately during overlaps. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. No cover.


TBS Just for Laughs Festival Audition Showcase

The Lincoln Lodge at Lincoln Restaurant 4008 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-251-1539

Catch 12 of Chicago's hottest comedians—including Caitlin Bergh, Ricky Gonzalez, Liza Treyger, Jeff Steinbrunner, Saurin Choksi and Kelsie Huff—as they share their best material for talent scouts from the upcoming high-profile June festival. 8 p.m. $5. Tickets:

"Shoplifting from American Apparel"

Logan Theatre 2646 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-342-5555

Meet director Pirooz Kalayeh and actor Brad Warner at the Chicago screening of this docu-dramedy about an indie film crew's misadventures attempting to adapt Tao Lin's autobiographical novella of the same title about getting arrested, internet celebrity and failing relationships. Admission includes giveaways and an after-party at Swerp Mansion. 7:30 p.m. $11. Tickets:


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Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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