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This Week in CHI: Sept. 6-11

September is finally here Bitches, and as the pumpkin spice lattes make their way back into our lives, so do the fall events we love. So, before the leaves start to change and the weather drops, be sure to fit in the last of your favorite summer events and clothing. Grab your besties and head to the best events Chicago has to offer. Here’s what’s happening this week in Chicago.



After Work Cruises is offering Tuesday Night Happy Hour Cruises. With no crowded bars to deal with, this is the perfect way to have a relaxing happy hour with your closest friends. There is a fully stocked bar and dance floor allowing you to get the night out you want — just out at sea! For more information about the cruise or to book a reservation, click here


It is Wine and Movie night on the riverfront patio at Pearl Tavern, featuring the ’80s classic, “Dirty Dancing”! Enjoy wine will cozying up on the river and watching one of the best summertime flicks. Your $20 tickets gets you entry and one drink ticket good towards a glass of wine. Head there earlier for dinner and enjoy 10 percent off of your dinner bill at Pearl Tavern. The film will start at 8 p.m. For more information and tickets, visit here.

Head to Gravina after work to enjoy live piano music and a delicious cocktail. Gravina has live piano music every Wednesday and Saturday as well as an extensive menu. Gravina has everything from fish to steak to pasta that perfectly pair with a craft beer or wine of your choice. Meet up with your friends or your significant other for a night of amazing food, music and conversation. To view the menu and book a reservation, click here.


Lincoln Park Zoo is having Adults Night Out so you can enjoy the zoo with a unique twist—after dark and with alcohol! There is live entertainment, cash bars all over the zoo, and absolutely no crowds or kids. The party starts at 6:30 and goes until 10 p.m. So head to the zoo, you party animal. For more information, click here.



The 2016 Qatar Airways Chicago Beach Polo Cup is here! With a custom built arena, a VIP tent, pop-up shops and amazing food and drinks, you will not want to miss this Chicago classic. This three-day tournament is right on North Avenue Beach. Come watch six polo teams go head to head. We will be there ready for horses and hunky polo players! For more information and to get your tickets, click here. We have a 15 percent discount for the first 100 readers who buy tickets using the promo code: BWBxCHIPOLOCUP.

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Get ready Bitches because Windy City Wine Festival is finally here! Whether you are a wine addict or new to the world of vino, there are hundreds of wines for everyone. There will be food from your favorite local vendors as well making this festival a must. The festival starts Friday and goes until 8 p.m. on Saturday. To buy your tickets and see the entertainment for the festival, click here.

If you aren’t into wine head to Shock Top’s Oyster Fest in Roscoe Village. The festival has amazing seafood from local restaurants and new this year—arts and crafts! With an amazing music line-up and of course delicious oysters this is a festival you won’t want to miss. For more information and to see all the festival has to offer, click here.


Maxwell street market is a Chicago tradition full of history and international culture. The market offers vendors that sell everything from food to furniture. There are great bargains, historical pieces and delicious bites. Whether you are in the market for something special, or just looking to take a Sunday stroll—this market will not disappoint. For more information on the market and vendors, click here.


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