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Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

  • Round up some friends for a free sundae at Little Market Brasserie, which might taste even better on the restaurant's sidewalk cafe.
Round up some friends for a free sundae at Little Market Brasserie, which… (Drew Templeton/Little…)
May 13, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

Half-Price Tapas

Minibar 3341 N. Halsted St. 773-871-6227

Satisfy your savory cravings without breaking the bank with 50 percent off all hot and cold tapas including a trio of wagyu mini-burgers with cheddar, arugula and tomatoes (regularly $12) and seven varieties of bruschetta (regularly $4-$5) including smoked salmon with capers, red onion, creme fraiche and pesto. 5-11 p.m.

Free Sundae

Little Market Brasserie 10 E. Delaware Place 312-640-8141

Bring your party of four to the patio for dinner and finish up with a complimentary shareable Milk and Cookies Sundae made with vanilla and chocolate soft-serve, house-made chocolate-chip cookies and a fudge shell (regularly $7.50). 9-11 p.m. Through Sunday.

DRINK

Hug City Comedy

Lucky's Sandwich Co. 1635 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-292-2765

Tuesday's the night for jokes aplenty with stand-up sets from a rotating lineup of comics. This week, local favorites Drew Michael, Mike Lebovitz, Shane Copland and Erik Monical are on hand—along with $4 Breckenridge Brewery drafts and $4 Jameson shots—to liven up your night. 9:30-11 p.m. No cover.

This Much Is True

Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro 3905 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-248-3905

Get a new perspective on your week—and life—with $4 cans of Breckenridge Lucky U IPA and humorous, poignant and embarrassing real-life tales from Encyclopedia Show co-founder Robb Q. Telfer, local storytellers Mary Pat Bohan, Dave Stinton, Jim May and Deborah Pratt and founding hosts Scott Whitehair, Larry Kerns and Deanna Moffitt. 7:30 p.m. No cover.

DO

(Free!) Audrey Niffenegger

Swedish American Museum 5211 N. Clark St. 773-769-9299

The bestselling Chicago author ("The Time Traveler's Wife," "Her Fearful Symmetry") discusses her two new books, "Raven Girl," a dark, illustrated fairy-tale novella which explores non-traditional romance, body image and contemporary families; and "Awake in the Dream World," which catalogues her upcoming solo show at Washington, D.C.'s National Museum of Women in the Arts. Women & Children First bookstore hosts the event. 7:30 p.m.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Our 10th annual RedEye Rock 'n' Vote final showdown is sold out, but you can see the winning band July 14 at Taste of Chicago.

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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