Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

  • Dimo's new Wicker Park location as well as its Wrigleyville outpost offer dollar slices Wednesday.
Dimo's new Wicker Park location as well as its Wrigleyville outpost… (Dimo's Pizza )
July 23, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

Grand Opening

Dimo's Pizza 1615 N. Damen Ave. 773-525-4580

The new Wicker Park location of the Wrigleyville pizzeria celebrates with $1 slices from open to close, plus evening live music and a performance by Air Guitar world champion Justin "Nordic Thunder" Howard. Find yourself in Lakeview? From 4 p.m.-midnight, the Wrigleyville sister spot (3463 N. Clark St.) offers $1 slices, too. 11 a.m.-midnight.

Beers, Biscuits & Sweet Bites

Hash House A Go Go 1212 N. State Parkway 312-202-0994

Get a bite or a beer for a buck at the Gold Coast eatery's first anniversary celebration which features PBR cans, housemade biscuits and a mini-parfait with bread pudding, strawberry cheesecake compote, whipped cream and a chocolate chip waffle for $1 each. 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Through Sunday.

DRINK

Sumo Smackdown

The Original Mother's 26 W. Division St. 312-642-7251

Suit up in an inflatable sumo costume and put your wrestling moves to work in this elimination tournament where pairs of contestants attempt to knock each other down and the Final Throwdown—for a party package prize—goes down at midnight. Spike your courage with $3.50 domestic pints, $4.50 import pints, $5 Bacardi flavors and $6 bombs. 8 p.m.-4 a.m. No cover.

DO

"Unacceptable Levels"

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E. Chicago Ave. 312-397-4010

Filmmaker Ed Brown and actress and eco-activist Mariel Hemingway attend the Chicago premiere of Brown's documentary about the environmental effects of the 1940s chemical revolution and participate in a post-show panel discussion. A VIP option ($75) includes a 6:30 p.m. cocktail reception with Brown and Hemingway. 7:30 p.m. $12. Tickets: unacceptablelevels.com.

The Bucktown Summer Soiree

Damen Avenue between Armitage Avenue and Webster Street

Neighborhood businesses flagged with a balloon—including G Boutique, One Hour Tees and more—feature shopping promotions, in-store programming and complimentary sweets and savory treats from neighborhood cafes and kitchens including Babylon, TipsyCake and Red Door. 6-8 p.m. No cover. Details: wickerparkbucktown.com.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

South Loop Brewing Company debuts two collaboration beers Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Weather Mark Tavern (1503 S. Michigan Ave.)

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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