Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

  • Ready Coffee hosts a comedy night in the art gallery portion of the new coffee shop.
Ready Coffee hosts a comedy night in the art gallery portion of the new coffee… (Hilary Higgins/RedEye…)
September 03, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

Rosh Hashanah Prix Fixe

Bistronomic 840 N. Wabash Ave. 312-944-8400

Bring your bubbe—or a pal—to celebrate the Jewish New Year with a three-course dinner featuring such options as house-cured duck confit with honey, prime beef short ribs, yellow walleye pike and apple-challah bread pudding. 5-10 p.m. Through Thursday. $45.

DRINK

Bell's Oracle Tapping

Jerry's 1938 W. Division St. 773-235-1006

Channel the wisdom of the (beer) gods at a limited-edition tapping of the rare Oracle double IPA (7 p.m.; $7 per 12-ounce glass) along with a fall seasonal release party for the Michigan brewery's Best Brown ale ($5.50 per pint). Sip these and other Bell's draft and bottled offerings as a brand rep answers all your beer-related questions. 7 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

DO

"The Smartest Man in the World" Proopcast

Up Comedy Club 230 W. North Ave. 312-662-4562

Comedian Greg Proops ("Whose Line Is It Anyway?") takes the stage with a table, a chair and a microphone and sets off on a fast-paced, solo lecture-style conversation—broadcast live—about what's right and wrong with the world. 8 p.m. $20. Tickets: upcomedyclub.com.

(Free!) Lincoln Bridal Hop

Various locations Lincoln Avenue between Diversey Parkway and Wellington Avenue 773-244-9333

Brides-to-be can pick up DIY wedding tips, nibble gourmet appetizers and sweets, sip coffees, bubbly and cocktails and explore floral and favors ideas, a beauty bar and more on a stroll featuring such stops as Bottle & Bottega (2900 N. Lincoln Ave.), Heritage Bicycles General Store (2959 N. Lincoln Ave.) and A Perfect Event (3050 N. Lincoln Ave.). 6-8 p.m. RSVP required: info@aperfectevent.com.

Art You Can Laugh At

Ready Coffee Ornot Gallery 1562 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-360-7041

Local jokesters Lisa Laureta, Rebecca O'Neal, Keith Evans, Alex Stone, Cody Melcher, Jeff Arcuri and host Nathyn Gibson help you over the mid-week hump with stand-up sets in the art gallery portion of this new Wicker Park coffee shop. 7 p.m. No cover.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Lupe Fiasco DJs at Green Tie Ball on Saturday. Get tickets: gatewaygreen.org.

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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