5 Things To Know This AM

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We are in absolute DIY heaven over this adorable gingham canvas tote. This crafty blogger may single-handedly bring back gingham. (Wanderlustings)

Here's one phenomenal reason to stick around town this holiday weekend: Bob Saget will sing the national anthem at a Sox game. (Redeye Chicago)

In today's "art we don't get," the band Summer Girlfriends' new video for Shockwave displays a death by popsicle (yes, popsicle). (Huffington Post)

Craving a burger for lunch? You might want to read this chart first — it illustrates how America's waistlines have grown with the average size of the juicy sandwich. (Chicagoist)

Check out this ultimate staycation guide: Where to get your grub on and get your shop on in the West Loop. (Chicago Magazine)

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Photo: Via Wanderlustings