5 Things To Know This AM — Aug 23 2011

Yes, this is a Proenza Schouler beach bag. Yes, we totally want to steal it too. No, we will not help you try. (ChiCityFashion)
Mingle with one seriously hot handy man next week. Ty Pennington brings extreme cuteness to Chi-Town. (CHI-lebrity)
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Avoid cork fees at one local resto, just as long as you bring bottle that's fancy enough. (The Feast)
Check out photos of the reason Chicago has been really, really loud for the last week. (Time Out Chicago)
BrooklynVegan launches in Chicago. Welcome to the party, friends. (Chicagoist)
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