In honor of Alex Trebek’s birthday, we’ll take Weekend for $500.
What: Website lets you prebuy a discounted multicourse meal at a local fancy-pants restaurant. (We dig MK’s $44 four-dish blowout with Maine lobster soup and Belgian endive salad.)
Why: It handily takes care of reservations, too.
When: Your wallet’s on a diet.
Where: Online at finedinedeal.com.
Angels with Tails
What: PAWS Chicago teams with The Oprah Store to show off and find homes for rescued pooches.
Why: Pet merch is marked down up to 30 percent. Hot diggity dog.
When: Sun., noon-4 p.m.
Where: 37 N. Carpenter St., b/t Madison St. & Washington Blvd. (312-633-2100). Dogs can also be found along Madison St., b/t Racine Ave. & Peoria St. Map and participating locations online at pawschicago.org.
Your Favorite Hair Product
What: We told you our summer picks — now tell us yours. Post it on our Facebook page.
Why: One random poster will receive a package of stellar hair care products.
When: You’re procrastinating at work.
Where: Online at facebook.com.
Logan Square Kitchen Pop-Up Restaurant
What: Chefs Bill Kim (Belly Shack, Urban Belly) and Jason Hammel (Nightwood, Lula Cafe) create original menus for a quickie counter-service operation.
Why: Kim serves picnic fare, and Hammel does coffee and donuts.
When: Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 2333 N. Milwaukee Ave., at Belden Ave. (773-342-2333).
What: The exhibit provides a little-seen peek at the contact sheets of 26 photographers paired with the final developed photo.
Why: Jill Greenberg’s intriguing shots of a pensive orangutan.
When: Thru Sept. 4. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: Catherine Edelman Gallery, 300 W. Superior St., at Franklin St. (312-266-2350).
What: Unload unwanted designer clothing and accessories at the storefront’s sweet new home in Lincoln Park. It’ll resell your stash on eBay and hand over 60-65 percent of the profit.
Why: Closet consultants make free house calls to advise you on what to sell.
When: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 2117 N. Halsted St., b/t Dickens & Webster Aves. (773-525-7467).
Photo: Courtesy of FineDineDeal
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