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  • LaMadia's pizzas are just $6 during lunch today.
LaMadia's pizzas are just $6 during lunch today. (Neil John Burger )
September 27, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

$6 Lunch Pizzas

La Madia 59 W. Grand Ave. 312-329-0400

The River North restaurant's sixth anniversary celebration features $6 Neapolitan-inspired pies—the debut week's features are housemade lamb sausage with fresno peppers, caciocavallo cheese and mint pesto; goat cheese with melted leeks, garlic and pancetta; and three cheese—which you can wash down with a $6 glass of house red or white. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Through Nov. 3.

Juicerx Debut

Doc B's Fresh Kitchen 100 E. Walton St. 312-626-1300

The Gold Coast spot helps you recover from weekend excesses with a new line of locally produced, organic, unpasteurized vegan drinks in such varieties as the toxin-flushing Pumpkin Spice Milk, ginger-cucumber Lunchtime Detox and pineapple and cinnamon-based Liquid Lipo. 7 a.m.-10 p.m. $11 each.

DRINK

"The Hamlet Project"

The Public House Theatre 3914 N. Clark St. 800-650-6449

Embrace the tragedy that is Monday with the aptly named California-based group ShakesBeer during their comedic, interactive retelling of "Hamlet," which is interspersed with drinking games so you can drown your sorrows with such beverages as $6 Great Lakes Oktoberfest beers. 7 p.m. $10. Tickets: pubhousetheatre.com.

"RuPaul's Drag Race" Viewing Party

Spin 800 W. Belmont Ave. 773-327-7711

Get fierce with $5 Absolut vodka cocktails and $4 Miller Lite and Coors Light drafts as Season 4 contestant DiDa Ritz hosts a swag giveaway-filled screening of the "Lost Season" opening episode—with pop-up commentary from RuPaul and the Season 1 "gurls"—and emcees a post-show amateur drag competition (sign up by 10:30 p.m.) in which the winner takes home $100 cash. 9 p.m. No cover.

DO

"Lanyard Skynerd"

Martyrs' 3855 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-404-9494

The creators behind The Second City's hit "Rod Blagojevich Superstar!",—Ed Furman and T.J. Shanoff—return with a Southern rock parody musical in which a cast of four and a five-piece band portray a band's rise, fall and redemption during a rowdy, one-night-only reunion organized by a greedy manager. The Annoyance founder Mick Napier directs. 7:30 p.m. $15. Tickets: martyrslive.com.

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Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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