General Weekend Goods:
Check out Estereo - Logan Square's newest hip bar by the same group resposible for the last hip bar - general first look rundown can be found at DNA info. It's a bit of a walk from Ray's, but doable, just bring a lot of water, we have a heat wave upon us.
Friday 7/22Taste of River North: This runs through the weekend and is in most ways a classic Chicago street fest with cover bands, food vendors, and porta potties.
Grant Park Music Festival: The New world Symphony is in residence at the festival both Friday and Saturday night.
Wicker Park Fest: Often voted the best street festival of the summer Wicker Park fest sets up only a mile from Ray's Bucktown Bed and Breakfast for Saturday and Sunday. They have a kids fest, arts, vendors, music, and plenty of "culture" - whatever they mean by that. definitely worth a visit, especially if
Recover! (but don't worry, our Sunday Eggs Benedict/Florentine special should help)