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Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

  • Six burger varieties are half-price at Pl-Zen on Wednesday evening.
Six burger varieties are half-price at Pl-Zen on Wednesday evening. (Hilary Higgins/RedEye )
November 12, 2013|By Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

Half-Price Happy Hour

Pl-zen 1519 W. 18th St. 312-733-0248

Unwind with $5 manhattans and half-price appetizers and burgers including duck wings with blue cheese potato salad (regularly $10); Prince Edward Island mussels with tomatillos, tequila, cilantro, lime, Mexican beer and garlic toast (regularly $10); and six burger varieties. 5-7 p.m.

Autumn Menu

2 Sparrows 553 W. Diversey Parkway 773-234-2320

Warm up with a harvest menu featuring local and sustainable ingredients for breakfast and lunch including shrimp and grits with creamed collard greens ($12) and a white bean and sweet potato falafel sandwich ($9). Still chilly? Add a Fall by the Firepit hot spiked cider for $10. 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

DRINK

Purrfect Pourr

Guthries Tavern 1300 W. Addison St. 773-477-2900

The cozy Lakeview corner bar—known for its stash of more than 100 board games—teams up with Quebec brewer Unibroue for this feline fundraiser where partial proceeds from each $5.75 tulip glass benefit the Tree House Humane Society. 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Through Nov. 30.

"The Simpsons" Trivia Night

The Atlantic Bar & Grill 5062 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-506-7090

Sip $4 Atlantic ales—which originate from the Maine brewery, not the tavern—and show off your Simpsons smarts at Project 891 Theatre Company's contest where you can play solo or with a team for bragging rights and themed prizes. 7:30 p.m. $5 donation.

DO

Anniversary Party and Scavenger Hunt

Luxury Garage Sale 1658 N. Wells St. 312-291-9126

The Old Town resale purveyor celebrates its first anniversary with champagne, Sprinkles cupcakes and 10 percent discounts on all merchandise. Start the day early with a "Chanel in the City" scavenger hunt where you check the shop's social media sites for clues leading to a vintage Chanel handbag hidden somewhere in Chicago. 6-9 p.m. No cover.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Get tickets for Edge Alliance's The You Ball on Saturday at Venue One: edgealliance.org

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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