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The Weekend Guide

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Sip, sip, hooray.

DRINK
Telegraph’s New Cocktail Menu
What:
Bask in creative summer sips inspired by classic wine aperitifs.
Why: Apple, celery, and marzipan flavors come together deliciously in the Brownsville Girl (Vergano with white sweet vermouth, Julien Fremont Calvados reserve, Bitterman’s celery shrub bitters, and lemon).
When: Mon.-Thurs., 5 p.m.-1 a.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sun., 5 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 2601 N. Milwaukee Ave., at Logan Blvd. (773-292-9463).

SHOP
Roslyn Summer Sale
What:
Bucktown’s designer den offers 30 percent off your first item and 50 percent off additional items.
Why: Demylee tees, Steven Alan dresses, Nicholas K jackets, Eryn Brinie skirts, Elizabeth and James blouses, and other finds to trump the heat index.
When: Thru July 31 (while supplies last). Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 2035 N. Damen Ave., b/t McLean & Dickens Aves. (773-489-1311).

CHILL
Rejuvenating Watermelon Facial
What:
Spend 50 blissful minutes under a cooling mask containing watermelon extract; go out with smoother, brighter skin.
Why: Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate.
When: Your cheeks feel the burn.
Where: The Spa at Equinox, 900 N. Michigan Ave., at Walton St. (312-254-2500); 1750 N. Clark St., at Menomonee St. (312-254-4000). Book an appt. at equinox.com.

EXPLORE
Neighborhood Deals Week
What:
Splurge in Wicker Park and Bucktown (Antique Taco, Tangerine, SpaForever) with DailyCandy Deals to help you save.
Why: Get up to 50 percent off Mazi Dance Fitness Centre’s classes.
When: You want a restaurant, shop, and spa day.
Where: North, Damen, Milwaukee, Division, and all the awesomeness in between.

WELCOME
Blackbird’s New Pastry Chef
What:
Hello, Dana Cree. The Pacific Northwest native (formerly of Alinea and Seattle’s Veil and Poppy) takes her seasonal, sentimental desserts to the West Loop.
Why: Indulge in Bubblegum (wild strawberries, banana, mochi) and Blueberries (hay, burnt honey, thyme).
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. & 5:30-10:30 p.m.; Fri., 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. & 5:30-11:30 p.m.; Sat., 5:30-11:30 p.m.
Where: 619 W. Randolph St., b/t Desplaines & Jefferson Sts. (312-715-0708).

Photo: Courtesy of Telegraph

LOCATIONS
2601 N Milwaukee Ave
@ Logan Blvd
Chicago, IL 60647
773-292-9463
Equinox
900 N Michigan Ave
@ Walton St
Chicago, IL 60611
312-254-2500
Blackbird
619 W Randolph St
bt Desplaines & Jefferson Sts
Chicago, IL 60661
312-715-0708
Equinox
1750 N Clark St
@ Menomonee St
Chicago, IL 60614
312-254-4000
2035 N Damen Ave
bt McLean & Dickens Aves
Chicago, IL 60647
773-489-1311
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