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    TRL Thursdays!

    TRL THURSDAY! Keeping it OLD SCHOOL TRL STYLE - 6PM @RECESS! Music Videos from 90s to Y2K! DRINK SPECIALS: 10 Bucks! Pop Rocks Reyka Vodka, Strawberry Kool-Aid Syrup, Lemon Juice, Lemonade Ecto Kooler Hard Seltzer with Orange + Tangerine Reservations Here
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    Trivia at RECESS!

    Whaddayaknow Presents TRIVIA! a weekly Trivia Contest 7PM at RECESS! DRINK SPECIALS: Only $10! BRAMBLE Hendricks Gin, Lemon Juice, Blackberry Liqueur BLOOD ORANGE SOUR Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey, Blood Orange Syrup, Lemon Juice, Honey Reservations Here
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    NEW themed nights and promos!

    Learn more about our Fall line-up below and click here to make a reservation!  Make Reservation Welcoming our new Trvia Partner Whaddayaknow? Trivia!
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    Nightmare Before Recess

    Step into a whimsically eerie world with larger-than-life interactive installations, drink specials, & special games inspired by The Nightmare Before Christmas, and heart-pounding beats from DJ Spin VXN. There will be a very limited amount of tables available for bubble service, please contact or for table minimums. Drink and food are available for [...]
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    Beer Down at RECESS

    BEER DOWN and join in on our football fun at Recess! Each time your team visits during a Bears game, you'll be given a unique sticker to add to your spot on the BEER DOWN board. The more you visit, the bigger the prizes get! See full prize breakdown below. Click here to view our [...]
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    Who will be PUP of the YEAR!

    As Chicago’s MOST dog-friendly patio and bar, we couldn’t be more excited for another Pup of the Year competition!!!! Voting begins Sept 5th! One Vote per person. Finalists announced Sept 19th! Sept 21st – Winner chose LIVE at the event – Prizes PRIZES did we mention Prizes? More

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    Meet our new summer sips!

    Feel like a kid again while sipping on cocktails like the ‘Crayola Crush,’ ‘Playground Punch,’ and ‘Tequila-Totter. Make a Reservation today!
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    Rituals on RECESS

    Jimi James lands with RITUALS at the open air beautiful terrace nested within shipping containers in the heart of FULTON market SUNDAY Sept 17 for a Sunday Fall gathering! Supported by jacqui mateo & Lucy in the Sky! 4PM - 12AM Tickets Here
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    Black Light Wednesday Pajama Party

    Slide into Recess for our third annual Black Wednesday Pajama Party with a new Black Light glow-up! On the night of Wednesday, November 22nd, come in your PJs and house shoes and bring your besties for a night of black light t-shirt painting, all types of free games, drinking, bar food, and DJ Greg Corner! [...]
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    The Bulls are BACK at RECESS!

    Join us this Wednesday for a free watch party featuring Benny the Bull, Bulls Entertainment performances, prizes, and more! PARTY STARTS: 5:30 TIP OFF: 6:00 P.M. Learn More Fans must be 21+ to attend and present a valid ID. Registration and tickets are not required. Watch party access is first come, first served, and subject [...]
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