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The Weekend Guide

art on track!

Get a move on.

RIDE
Art on Track
What:
An eight-car El train circles the Loop; each car holds a provocative installation by an artist or collective.
Why: DailyCandy readers get half-off tickets (reg. $10); enter code artcandy at checkout.
When: Sat., 5-10 p.m.
Where: Board the train at the Adams/Wabash or Washington/Wells CTA platforms. Tickets online at artontrack.com.

EAT
Urban Burger Bar Opens
What:
The cattle calls keep coming. This time chef John McLean answers with fries, thick Midwest beef patties, milk shakes, and 60 craft brews.
Why: McLean’s neighboring pizzeria, Somo Wood Fired, is right next door.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-midnight; Sun., 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Where: 1578 N. Clybourn St., at Halsted St. (312-255-0055).

BUY
Indie Fashion Pop-Up Sale
What:
Cerato Boutique, Tangerine, Perchance, and Belly Dance Maternity pool together to sell spring/summer merch for 60-80 percent off.
Why: Blink-and-you’ll-miss-them finds from Loeffler Randall, Anna Fong, Blake Standard, and AG Jeans.
When: Fri., 1-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 2215 N. Halsted St., at Webster St.

SAMPLE
Frietkoten Belgian Beer and Fry Tasting
What:
Try six brews (we love Saison Dupont and Avril Biere de Table) and a generous helping of fries for $15.
Why: Sauces like wasabi mayo, cheesy queso, and sweet chili ketchup are yours for the sopping.
When: Today, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Chicago French Market, 131 N. Clinton St., b/t Washington Blvd. & Lake St. (312-575-0306).

HEAR
Our Lollapalooza Picks
What:
It’s all about Dragonette, The Cribs, Metric, Dan Black, Stars, The Antlers, and Neon Hitch.
Why: We wouldn’t steer you wrong.
When: Fri.-Sun. Schedule online at lollapalooza.com.
Where: Grant Park, Michigan Ave., at Congress Pkwy. Tickets ($90/day; $215/three-day pass) online at lollapalooza.com.

Photo: Katrina Nelken / Courtesy of Art on Track

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LOCATIONS
Art on Track - Adams/Wabash
Adams St
@ Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60603
Art on Track - Washington/Wells
Wells St
@ Washington St
Chicago, IL 60606
1578 N Clybourn Ave
@ Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60642
312-255-0055
Indie Fashion Pop-Up Sale
2215 N Halsted St
@ Webster St
Chicago, IL 60614
131 N Clinton St
bt Washington Blvd & Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60661
312-575-0306
Grant Park
337 E Randolph St
@ S Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60601
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