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  • Valentine's Day Thursday, February 14th 2019

  • Show your sweetheart some love with the gift of local.  Businesses throughout Lincoln Square and Ravenswood are rolling out the red carpet this Valentine's Day with local gift ideas and dining specials.

    Come back - more information is being added all the time!

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  • Lovetails Valentine's Market at Dovetail Brewery - Saturday, February 9th Lovetails Valentine's Market at Dovetail Brewery - Saturday, February 9th

    Dovetail Brewery

    1800 W Belle Plaine

    Shop local, while enjoying a beer! Find something for that special someone, or be your own Valentine! ♥

    Saturday, February 9th 12:30 - 5:00 pm

    Click here for details.

  • Galentine's Day at Esquina - Wednesday, February 13 Galentine's Day at Esquina - Wednesday, February 13

    Esquina Chicago

    4602 N Western Avenue

    Join us on Wednesday, February 13 from 6 - 10 pm for a mini feminist market at Esquina Chicago! Drinks, snacks, games, and giveaways! We will be benefiting the Chicago Period Project- Please bring feminine hygiene products to donate :)

    *The Chicago Period Project empowers homeless and in-need people to experience their periods with dignity. The feminist, grassroots organization distributes pads, tampons, underwear, and other critical menstruation supplies to local shelters, schools, and crisis support networks.

    All menstruating people should have reliable access to period supplies. The Chicago Period Project’s goal is for the 29 percent of Chicago residents living below the poverty line to have healthy periods, and for us to raise awareness about this issue.

    Please visit www.chicagoperiodproject.org to learn more about them and how to get involved.

     

  • The Almost Valentine's Day Wine Tasting Event - Wednesday, February 13 The Almost Valentine's Day Wine Tasting Event - Wednesday, February 13

    Vin312 Winery

    4710 N Ravenswood Avenue

    Join us in our tasting room on this special #WineWednesday for an "almost" Valentine's Day tasting event! Bring your favorite wine lover, or come with your girlfriends for a Galentine's Day celebration! Your ticket includes:

        - Wine tasting of all current varieties
        - One full glass of choice
        - Winery tour with winemaker and founder, Warner DeJulio
        - Sweet treats from local pastry artisans

    Click here to purchase tickets.

    XOXO,

    VIN 312 Winery

  • Valentine's Movie Trivia on Tuesday, February 12th Valentine's Movie Trivia on Tuesday, February 12th

    Carbon Arc

    4620 N Lincoln Avenue

    Do you love movies about love? Come test your movie trivia knowledge at Tuesday Trivia Night! Bring friends, dates, or yourself, as long as there's love!

    Be sure to register your team NOW in order to secure a table at Carbon Arc Bar and Board: www.davistheater.com/trivia/

    Same-day registration starts at 7, questions start at 7:30!

    Weekly Tuesday Specials:
    TRIVIA TEAM EXCLUSIVE: $10 Smash Burger and Fries Plate!
    Regular Tuesday Specials:
    $10 Tacos & Fries, choose from shrimp or fish
    Shot & a Beer- $5 #Metropolitan Krankshaft Pints, $5 El Jimador Silvers
    $15 Tecate Buckets (4)

  • Galentine's Night Bubbly Shrubs Tasting on Wednesday, February 13 Galentine's Night Bubbly Shrubs Tasting on Wednesday, February 13

    Vom Fass

    4755 N Lincoln Avenue

    Bubbly Shrubs? Get some friends together and stop by our shop for some sparkling wines with a balsamic blast. A shrub is a blend of herbs vinegars and sparkling water or wine that will help settle your stomach and they taste great.

    Small bites will be served at the event.

    $15 dollars a person

    Click here for ticketing information.

  • Chocolate & Cocktails Class at Koval - Thursday, February 14 Chocolate & Cocktails Class at Koval - Thursday, February 14

    Koval Distillery

    5121 N Ravenswood Avenue

    A special collaboration with Vosge Haut-Chocolat, a luxury, woman-owned chocolatier based in Chicago.  Spend Valentine's Day pairing decadent chocolates and tasty cocktails.  Enjoy unique Vosges truffles made with ingredients sourced from all over the world - each expertly paired with a KOVAL mini-cocktail.

    Click here for ticketing information.

  • Hands-On Valentine's Feast: California Wine Country at The Chopping Block on Thursday, February 14 Hands-On Valentine's Feast: California Wine Country at The Chopping Block on Thursday, February 14

    The Chopping Block

    4747 N Lincoln Avenue

    Why celebrate your loved one with an overpriced meal in a busy restaurant? Do something different this Valentine's Day! A cooking class is fun yet educational and will create memories with your sweetheart. Plus, you get a delicious meal! We have hands-on classes for those couples who want to cook a romantic meal together as well as a wine and food pairing class for those interested in learning more about vino.

    Hands-On Valentine's Feast: California Wine Country 

    • Arugula Salad with Grapes, Toasted Almonds, Feta and Green Olive Vinaigrette
    • Dungeness Crab Cakes with Red Pepper Coulis
    • Roasted Prime Rib with Cabernet Reduction
    • Roasted Garlic, Artichoke and Fennel Bread Pudding
    • Grilled Radicchio with Fig-Balsamic Glaze
    • White Wine and Vanilla Poached Pears with Chocolate Sauce and Toasted Hazelnuts 

    Thursday, February 14 6:30pm

    Click here for tickets.

  • Rauchdoppelbock Release at Dovetail Brewery on Thursday, February 14th Rauchdoppelbock Release at Dovetail Brewery on Thursday, February 14th

    Dovetail Brewery

    1800 W Belle Plaine Avenue

    Just in time for Valentine's Day, Dovetail Brewery will be releasing their Rauchdoppelbock on Thursday, February 14th.  Stop by between between 6 and 10 pm. AND to sweeten the deal, there will also be a special pouring of Gluekriek, Dovetail's Kriek mulled with spices and warmed.

  • Sips & Sweets - Valentine's Day Sweet Treats & Beer Pairing, Thursday, February 14th Sips & Sweets - Valentine's Day Sweet Treats & Beer Pairing, Thursday, February 14th

    Begyle Brewing

    1800 W Cuyler Avenue

    It's time to get sweet! Join us for the third-annual Sips & Sweets – a pairing of delicious treats with Begyle beer.
    Begyle Brewing has teamed up with Amy’s Candy Bar to offer this private Valentine’s Day pairing experience.
    Tickets include 4, 5oz. Begyle beers, carefully paired with a sampling of truffles and other candy surprises, a tasting presentation from our head brewer, and a treat bag to-go!

    Space is limited and you must be 21 to attend. Click here to purchase tickets.

  • Valentine's Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate Tasting on Thursday, February 14th Valentine's Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate Tasting on Thursday, February 14th

    Vom Fass

    4755 N Lincoln Avenue

    Make your reservation for our Valentine's day Wine Cheese and Chocolate Event. Join us at Vomfass where we will be putting together a tasting that will put you in the mood for love. Great for couples, friends or if you are flying solo. This intimate tasting has a limited amount of tickets act now while they last.

    $25 dollars per person, click here to purchase tickets.

  • Hands-On Valentine's Feast: An Evening in Italy with Wine Pairings at The Chopping Block on Friday, February 15 Hands-On Valentine's Feast: An Evening in Italy with Wine Pairings at The Chopping Block on Friday, February 15

    The Chopping Block

    4747 N Lincoln Avenue

    Hands-On Valentine's Feast: An Evening in Italy with Wine Pairings. Why celebrate your loved one with an overpriced meal in a busy restaurant? Do something different this Valentine's Day! A cooking class is fun yet educational and will create memories with your sweetheart. Plus, you get a delicious meal! We have hands-on classes for those couples who want to cook a romantic meal together as well as a wine and food pairing class for those interested in learning more about vino.

    • Pear and Frisée Salad with Crispy Prosciutto, Fig Vinaigrette and Gorgonzola
    • Seared Scallops with Shaved Brussels Sprouts, Herb Crema and Toasted Hazelnuts
    • Rosemary Crumb-Crusted Rack of Lamb with Chianti Reduction
    • Warm Farro Salad with Pancetta and Baby Kale
    • Roasted Parsnips and Carrots with Garlic and Thyme
    • Torta Caprese (Dark Chocolate Flourless Cake with Almonds) with Whipped Cream
    • Wine pairings include:
      • Bozen Pinot Grigio, Alto Adige, Italy, 2015
      • La Maialina Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy, NV
      • Saracco Moscato d'Asti, Piedmont, Italy, 2017

    Friday, February 15 6:30pm

  • Sound Journey through the Chakras: Yoga and Crystal Bowls at Bloom on Saturday, February 16 Sound Journey through the Chakras: Yoga and Crystal Bowls at Bloom on Saturday, February 16

    Bloom Yoga Studio

    4663 N Rockwell Street 

    Enjoy an active yet soothing asana practice accompanied by the sound of Crystal singing bowls.
     
    Dive into the magical sound of these beautiful instruments as you are guided through a mindfully thought-out sequence that invites you to explore the subtle energy centers of your body, also known as the seven Charkras.
     
    Explore seated and standing asanas as well as reclining poses while utilizing breath and visualization for balance and rejuvenation. There is much more to asana practice than alignment and breath; explore how focusing on energy centers can enhance your experience of the postures. Let Jessica invite you on the journey to create awareness towards the ability of each asana to enable these subtle shifts in your body while Jitka Yost skillfully utilizes the healing sound of crystal bowls to deepen your experience.
     
    No previous yoga experience necessary.
      
    Workshop cost: $25 Click here to register.

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  • A Pretty Flower A Pretty Flower

    A Pretty Flower
    2334 W Lawrence Avenue

    Valentine's Flower Arrangements

    Choose from nearly 40 different arrangements at Lincoln Square's only local flower boutique.

    View the arrangements

  • Amy's Candy Bar Amy's Candy Bar

    Amy's Candy Bar
    4704 N Damen Avenue

    Valentine's Day Candy

    Everyone needs a little bit of candy for Valentine's Day!  Swing by Amy's Candy Bar in Ravenswood for the best selection of sweets.  From gummies to truffles, and everything in between, Amy's is sure to have that special treat for your loved one.

    Checkout what they're whipping up for Valentine's Day on their Facebook page.

  • Bloom Yoga Studio Bloom Yoga Studio

    Bloom Yoga Studio

    4663 N Rockwell Street

    February Feel the Love Special! 

    $10 off one massage.

    Take time for self love in February. Book a massage for yourself or a loved one!

    To purchase please visit or call the studio and speak with one of our front desk managers  773-463-YOGA (9642)

    Offer good through February 28, 2019.  Limit one per person. Offer may not be purchased as a gift certificate. Massage expires one year from date of purchase.  February Special is non-refundable and may not be combined with other offers.

  • District and Rapwax Candles District and Rapwax Candles

    District

    4835 N Damen Avenue

    Rapwax and District have collaborated on a candle called “Love is Love” and a portion of sales from every candle will be donated to Equality Illinois. You can find the Love is Love candle at District, Hazel, ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE, and Neighborly as well as stores in Andersonville, Pilsen, Lincoln Park and more!


     

  • ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE

    ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE
     
    4723 N Lincoln Avenue
     
    ENJOY and Urbangeneralstore.com will feature the "Love is Love" candle–a collaboration between District and RAPWAX, an Andersonville candlemaker.
    $2 from every candle sold at ENJOY and Urbangeneralstore.com will benefit Equality Illinois and their mission of a fair and unified Illinois where everyone is treated with dignity and respect and where all people live freely regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity or gender expression.
     
    The hand poured 100% soy candle is scented with lavender, cedar, bergamot and sage oils.
    Retail price is $24.
    These limited edition candles will be available after 2/1/2019 in store (4723 N. Lincoln Ave.) and online at Urbangeneralstore.com (https://urbangeneralstore.com/products/love-is-love-candle).
  • European Wax Center European Wax Center

    European Wax Center

    First Wax Free! What better time to reveal beautiful skin than Valentine's Day?

    First-time guests will be treated to a complimentary wax.  You deserve it.  At European Wax Center, they believe everyone deserves beautiful skin that turns heads. Using their 4 Steps to Gorgeous process, you’ll be prepped and pampered for the most comfortable experience possible. The result? Touchable, smooth skin that leaves you feeling absolutely gorgeous. First-time guests can enjoy a complimentary brow, underarm or bikini line wax for women or ear, nose or brow for gents. What are you waiting for? Make your reservation today!

     

  • Gene's Sausage Shop Gene's Sausage Shop

    Gene's Sausage Shop
    4750 N Lincoln Avenue

    Say It With Sausage!

    Valentine Sausage Basket

    $24.99
    Package includes fresh red rose, pair of smoked sausage, imported mustard, chocolate truffles.
    Delicacies cleverly packaged in long-stem rose box!
    Local delivery or in-store pickup is available!

    Order yours today - visit www.genessausage.com or call 773-728-7243

  • Hazel and Hazel Apparel Hazel and Hazel Apparel

    Hazel and Hazel Apparel

    1835 W Montrose and 1926 W Montrose

    Looking for the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day? Hazel has you covered with a wide selection of gifts and greeting cards for your significant other and loved ones (including self-love). We have greeting cards for the romantic, the quirky, the best friend, and cheeky! Let us help you find the perfect gift from a wide selection of jewelry, candles, men’s and women’s accessories. After you find the perfect gift, stop by our apparel store for the perfect date night outfit!

  • Merz Apothecary Merz Apothecary

    Merz Apothecary and The Shops at Merz
    4716 N Lincoln Avenue and 4718 N Lincoln Avenue

    Unique Valentine's Gifts

    Skip the cliché presents and pamper that special someone with a memorable gift from Merz & smallflower.com instead! Come discover beautiful candles, niche fragrance, stellar shaving & grooming goods, indulgent bath & body care, and more. Guaranteed to make your sweetheart swoon!

    Click here to view the Valentine's Day Gift Guide from Merz Apothecary.

  • On the Route Bicycles On the Route Bicycles

    On the Route Bicycles

    2338 W Lawrence Avenue

    What says "I love you" more than a red bicycle u lock?  Now this is TRUE LOVE! Mention this to get $20 off this lock through Valentine's Day because On the Route loves you!

    www.ontheroute.com

  • Ravensgoods Ravensgoods

    Ravensgoods

     

    On February 14th enjoy a sweet discount of 20% off all jewelry

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  • Artango Bar & Steakhouse Artango Bar & Steakhouse

    Artango Bar & Steakhouse
    4767 N Lincoln Avenue

    Valentine's Day, February 14th Special
    Live Latin Jazz
    $65 Latin-style Prix Fixe Menu

    Reserve Your Table Now

    Prix-fixe menu available February 14 - 17.

  • Carbon Arc Bar & Board Carbon Arc Bar & Board

    Carbon Arc Bar & Board

    4620 N Lincoln Avenue


    Join us for Valentine's Day! We have two great options:

    1. Dinner & a Movie!
    Choose from one of our Share Plates, split a Pizza, share a Chocolate Eggroll Dessert, enjoy two glasses of Champagne AND 2 movie tickets. One stop shop for dinner & a movie!

    2. Come in for dinner and enjoy some off-menu features! Lobster Thermidor Mac & Cheese, Chocolate Martini Milkshakes. #ROMANCE

    Click the ticketing link here to purchase the package. Once you buy you will be contacted for dinner reservations. Buy early because reservations will fill up.

    Or, to just simply make dinner reservations please go here: https://reserve.com/r/carbon-arc-bar-and-board-chicago

  • The Warbler The Warbler

    The Warbler

    4535 N Lincoln Avenue

    Celebrate your someone special by making reservations at The Warbler and enjoy the wonderful Valentine’s offering from Chef Ken Carter. The delicious three-course prix-fixe menu features some of Chef Carter’s signature dishes as well as special items designed with love for this special occasion. 

    The $49 three-course dinner offers multiple selections for each course, allowing each guest to customize their individual experience for the evening.  Finishing with two indulgent desserts for you to share in the decadence.

    If looking for something more relaxed and less structured for the evening, you may prefer to revel in style at our open and inviting bar where a full selection of a la carte appetizers and flatbreads will be available.   Seating will be based on availability

    There's no better place to celebrate your Valentine. Click here to view menu.

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