Plus, your Halloween plans
Time Out #14 | Tuesday 20 October 2020
A village of igloos emerges in West Loop as restaurants prepare for winter
Chicago's forecast is noticeably chillier this week, as daytime temps dip into the 50s and local restaurants brace for what's to come. In the Fulton Market, a cluster of igloos and greenhouses has debuted outside popular restaurants like Duck Duck Goat, the Publican and more. Take a look around the winter wonderland and make your reservation soon!

The hands-down best things to do in Chicago right now
Find new ways to celebrate the season and explore Chicago while maintaining social distancing recommendations. Here's how!
Visit a nearby pumpkin patch
These patches are usually stocked with more than orange orbs. You’ll also find baked goods, hayrides, cider and family-friendly activities.
Get your steps in on the 606
The 2.7-mile path is the perfect place to get some exercise while traveling between Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Wicker Park and Bucktown.
Stream a show from the Hideout
Guests can buy tickets to online events every week, including chats with notable figures and performances by acts like Melkbelly and Jackie Lynn.
Dine at Time Out Market
Spread across three floors with a patio and rooftop deck, Time Out Market is the perfect place to social distance while dining with the city’s top chefs.
The weekend ahead
Zach Long
Deputy editor
Sample chef Jonathan Zaragoza’s roasted goat shank and savory baked pinto beans from his El Oso pop-up at the Promontory in Hyde Park.
Snag a bottle of the All Together Now farmhouse ale (aged in Koval Gin barrels) from Empirical Brewery, made in collaboration with six Malt Row breweries.
Watch acclaimed jazz drummer Makaya McCraven headline the latest edition of the streaming concert series Saturday Night at the Green Mill.
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A drive-thru wonderland
Immerse yourself in dazzling light displays that are synchronized to holiday classics—all from the safety of your car.
Attention, wing
Find the best wings in Chicago with this weekly all-you-can-eat event—now through November 18.
Halloween, but make it socially distanced
Looking for a way to have a scary-yet-safe Halloween celebration? Prep your best Halloween costume and head to Time Out Market on October 31 for a day of top-notch dining and spooks, complete with photo ops, bags of candy and socially-distanced fun. Each ticket scores you a seat reservation and a $5 credit to use in the Market.

FYI: It’s technically illegal to take a selfie with your ballot in Illinois
The more you know, right? Though you probably won’t face hard time for snapping a pic with your ballot, the practice is still frowned upon at polling places in Chicago. Here’s everything you need to know about the longtime law.

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