Welcome to the High Five: The week’s hottest news, sure to make you sound sharp at any gathering.
Hot Dish: Super Foods
Celebrate Super Bowl LII authentic dishes honoring the battling teams. Wrigley BBQ is serving fans signature Philly and New England dishes like cheesesteaks and lobster rolls for a limited time. The Wrigleyville smokehouse is offering the three-course meal for $30 and a catering package that feeds 10 hungry footballers for $99.
From the Press: Turning Beer to Water
Budweiser donated more than three million cans of water to disaster relief programs in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and California. That relief program is the focus of the beer brand’s Super Bowl spot, highlighting the employees that work for and believe in the values of the company. The spot features a cover of the song “Stand By Me” by Skylar Grey and when people download Grey’s song, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Red Cross. Take a look at how America’s beer is committed to America.
Ready, Set, ChicaGO:
Self-proclaimed “tall child”, former Saturday Night Live writer and, most importantly, Chicagoan— John Mulaney is midway through his five-day stint of stand-up shows at the Chicago Theatre. In his set, Mulaney pays tribute to his hometown by way of Richard Daley’s mayoral gusto, the sarcastic inquiries of Chicago police officers, as well as Chicago comics that shaped his style on the way to fame. With these, and other sidesplitting sources for jokes, Mulaney is sure to leave you feeling honored to share this great city.
La Vida Local: Sweet Victory
Despite regularly making headlines for the violence and crime, Chicago was ranked “the best city in the worldfor having fun and enjoying life” by Time Out. The culture and entertainment magazine asked 15,000 residents from 32 cities around the world — all the way from Mexico City to Bangkok — and after all the dust settled, Chicago’s food, drink, friendliness and culture outranked its metropolitan competitors.
Vibe of the Week
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