19 fun ways to spend your time and money on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday in Chicago

Chicago Tribune |
Aine Dougherty and Adam Lukach |
Nov 26, 2018
Original Article: "19 fun ways to spend your time and money on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday in Chicago"

You want to satisfy your Black Friday cravings, or maybe do some holiday shopping, or maybe just treat yourself a bit — you know, in the spirit of the holiday.

But! You don’t want to feed the big-box retailers. No worries — RedEye has a list of local businesses and vendors from throughout Chicago offering specials and discounts on food, drinks and shopping for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.

Nacional 27

325 W. Huron St., 312-664-2727

Celebrate your day of deals at Nacional 27 with bottle service as you listen to DJ X on the turntables Friday night from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Perks: $175 bottles of Avion tequila, and no cover for the first 50 guests.

Oyster Bah

1962 N. Halsted St., 773-248-3000

Dine in at this Lincoln Park seafood spot Friday and receive a gift card for the price of your meal — it’s basically two dinners for the price of one.

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