Friday, January 30, 2015

This Weekend

  • Dirty South: Hillbilly Zombie Apocalypse at Rockit

    Bust out the jorts and mesh caps as you chase pumpkin beers with apple cinnamon Jameson shots at this Halloween party.

    Southern supper: Food specials include buttermilk fried chicken, cornmeal-dusted catfish, and banana bourbon bread pudding.

    Sat 5p-1:30a. Rockit Bar & Grill, 22 W. Hubbard St., River North (312-645-6000). No cover.

    Nearby: Paris Club; Hubbard Inn; Siena Tavern

  • Terror Tour: Haunted Bar Crawl

    Stop by the haunted sites of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre and Eastland Disaster as you crawl to bars by BYOB bus.

    Story time: Hear more ghost stories at each bar, followed by a pizza party at Fireside Lounge.

    Tonight 6p. Meet at Fado Irish Pub, 100 W. Grand Ave., River North (773-340-1358). $49 here.

  • Hemingway’s Ghost: The Haunted Inn at Hubbard Inn

    The chic River North restaurant transforms into The Haunted Inn with a specialty prix fixe harvest dinner and a formal party.

    High class: Bottle service in private suites includes a carafe of The Haunted Inn’s signature punch.

    Sat 9p-midnight. Hubbard Inn, 110 W. Hubbard St., River North (312-222-1331). $25 GA here; VIP $125-495 here.

    Nearby: Untitled; Hoyt's; Public House

  • Taco Time: Halloween Costume Party at High Noon Saloon

    Specialty zombie tacos (smoked pork shoulder, red pepper, and salsa negra) are the ultimate Halloween treat.

    On the catwalk: $3 Fireball shots will get you in the mood to enter the costume contest to win $150 from Doc Martens.

    Sat 9p. High Noon Saloon, 1560 N. Milwaukee Ave., Bucktown (773-227-9339). No cover.

    Nearby: Trenchermen; Chop Shop; Double Door

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