Not so fast, summer.
Spa at TheWit Lunchtime Mani/Pedi
What: Get smoothed, massaged, and polished while snacking from the hotel’s in-room menu (mmm, truffled mac ’n’ cheese).
Why: DailyCandy readers receive 25 percent off manis or pedis (reg. $30-$75) thru Aug. 18. Please mention offer when booking.
When: Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 201 N. State St., at Lake St. Appointments (required) to 312-239-9402.
X-Marx Pop-Up Dinner
What: The nomadic renegade chefs take over Birchwood Kitchen, putting their food porn touch on small-plate ethnic fare.
Why: Barbecue chicken pho with noodles, blistered corn, lemongrass, and meatballs.
When: Sat. & Aug. 21, 6-10 p.m.
Where: 2211 W. North Ave., b/t Leavitt St. & Bell Ave. Reservations (recommended) to email@example.com.
Academy for Global Citizenship Fundraiser
What: Devour apps from May Street Market, Mado, City Provisions, and The Chopping Block, while Death’s Door Spirits mixologist John Kinder does cocktails. Sponsored by Green Grocer Chicago and Friends.
Why: It benefits the ecofocused charter school.
When: Aug. 20, 7-11 p.m.
Where: 2023 W. Carroll Ave., b/t Damen & Hoyne Aves., 4th flr. Tickets ($60) online at agcchicago.org.
Cafe 676 Opens
What: The alfresco newbie plucks ingredients from its rooftop garden to use in salads, snacks, and sandwiches.
Why: Chef Daven Wardynski mans the resto’s beehive in La Fox, Illinois. (Hello, honey ice cream.)
When: Daily, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: Omni Chicago Hotel, 676 N. Michigan Ave., b/t Huron & Erie Sts. (312-944-7676).
Erin Gallagher Annual Summer Sale
What: Everything in the gem of a store (except custom and design-your-own pieces) goes for 30-70 percent off.
Why: Loverly teardrop earrings for $14 (reg. $50).
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 1013 W. Webster Ave., b/t Kenmore & Sheffield Aves. (312-492-7548).
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