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The Weekend Guide

damon and naomi!

One supersize weekend, coming right up.

HEAR
Damon & Naomi
What:
The folk/indie/psych duo flips from joyful to heartbreaking songs on tour for their new album, False Beats and True Hearts.
Why: See one last intimate show before the outdoor fests blast through.
When: Fri., 9 p.m.
Where: Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., at Fullerton Ave. (773-525-2501). Tickets ($12) online at lincolnhallchicago.com.

EAT
2nd Story Dinner at Chalkboard
What:
 Storytellers from the local performance collective spin original yarns during each of four courses ($75, $95 with wine pairings).
Why: Fallen chocolate souffle equals happily ever after.
When: Tonight, 7 p.m.
Where: 4343 N. Lincoln Ave., b/t Montrose & Pensacola Aves. Reservations (required) to 773-477-7144 or online at opentable.com.

WELCOME
Yuzu Sushi & Robata Grill
What:
Chef Yut Vong (formerly of Sushi Wabi) noodles around West Town, preparing grilled and raw dishes at the just-opened spot.
Why: Nothing’s more than $12.
When: Daily, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5-10 p.m.
Where: 1715 W. Chicago Ave., b/t Paulina & Wood Sts. (312-666-4100).

PICNIC
Gompers Park
What:
Stake out a lagoon-side plot at the North Park oasis, which has wetlands, forested areas, and lots of quiet nooks.
Why: Pack your basket with a Swedish feast from nearby Tre Kronor restaurant.
When: The sun peeks out.
Where: 4222 W. Foster Ave., at Pulaski Rd. (773-685-3270).

BUY
Sarca’s Last Days of Denim Sale
What:
The shop’s entire jean pool goes for 15 percent off.
Why: Everything from boho bells to skinnies, with brands including Resin, Goldsign, and Siwy.
When: Thru May 29. Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m. 
Where: 710 N. Wabash Ave., at Huron St. (312-255-0900).

Photo: Norman von Holtzendorff / Courtesy of Damon & Naomi

LOCATIONS
Gompers Park
4222 W Foster Ave
@ Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL
773-685-3270
1715 W Chicago Ave
bt Paulina & Wood Sts
Chicago, IL 60622
312-666-4100
710 N Wabash Ave
@ Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
312-255-0900
2424 N Lincoln Ave
@ Fullerton Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
773-525-2501
4343 N Lincoln Ave
bt Montrose & Pensacola Aves
Chicago, IL 60618
773-477-7144
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