5 Things To Know This AM — Jul 17 2012

It's no secret that we love brunch over here at R29, so we're always on the hunt for the newest (and tastiest!) spots to try. SUSHISAMBA may not be new, but they just debuted a brunch menu that we can't wait to try. (SUSHISAMBA)
We've shown you all the best street style from Pitchfork, so now see what the critics had to say about all the performances. (Timeout)
We know there's a lot of funky stuff floating in Lake Michigan, but mermaids? This is one possibility we weren't prepared for. (Chicagoist)
Think you've got what it takes to advise your fellow Chicagoans on all things beauty? Target is trying out a new program, and they're looking for help. (Racked)
Anyone else out there longing for a tropical vaca? In the meantime, daydream while you check out these Hawaiian-inspired duds. (Corals + Cognacs)

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