5 Things To Know This AM — Jul 18 2012

One of our favorite blogs is turning 5! Celebrate with the guys and gals of The MidWasteland with a DJ set and all-you-can-drink keg beer on Ada Street's patio. The party starts this Thursday at 11 p.m. (The Midwasteland)
Go local! Chitown fave Hoosier Mama pie shop made it onto Food & Wine's list of their favorite pie shops. If you haven't tried a slice, what are you waiting for? (Chicagoist)
We've all heard the drama with Seventeen mag's models, but now Tavi is taking on their headlines, too. Watch your back, teen mags. (Buzz Feed)
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Attention mimosa lovers! Or, better yet, attention everybody! Your Cheeky card now gets you access to the build-your-own variety at Crossing Tavern. (Cheeky Chicago)
If you can take the heat, head to Wicker Park this weekend to challenge your friends in some bocce ball, courtesy of Warby Parker. (Mini Penny)
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Photo: Via Ada Street
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