Around Town with Gabe Mendoza & DL Hopkins (Weekend of January 24th)

PizzaChicago Restaurant Week returns with an extended schedule featuring more than 280 restaurants offering prix fixe meals. Tony-winning choreographer Savion Glover taps in STePz, a one-night-only show. Bundle up and watch Siberian Huskies sled demonstrations at Polar Adventure Days. Chef-turned-rapper Action Brunson takes center stage at the Metro. All this and more on Around Town with Vocalo’s senior hip-hop correspondent Gabe Mendoza and co-host D.L. Hopkins.

Chicago Restaurant Week
Dates and hours: Friday, January 24 through February 6, times vary
Venue: Various restaurants throughout Chicago
Price: prix fixe: $22 breakfast, $33 lunch, and $44 dinner (at most participating restaurants)

Savion Glover’s STePz
Dates and hours: Friday, January 24, 7:30pm
Venue: Harris Theater at Millennium Park, 205 E Randolph Dr
Price: $30–$55
URL and phone:, 312-334-7777

Polar Adventure Days
Dates and hours: Saturday, January 25, Noon–4pm
Venue: Northerly Island, 1521 S Linn White Dr
Price: Free
URL and phone:, 312-742-7529

Action Bronson with Party Supplies
Dates and hours: Friday, January 24, 7pm
Venue: Metro, 3730 N Clark St
Price: $23, advance $21
URL and phone:, 773-549-4140

Stand up For Mental Health
Fundraiser for Suicide Prevention and Awareness
Venue: Laugh Factory Chicago
3175 N. Broadway
Dates and hours: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 7pm
Price: $25 for Tickets…;c&ch



~ by @WeekendGabe on January 23, 2014.

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