10 Things To Know This Memorial Day Weekend

Stumped on where to picnic? Here are 5 weekend-worthy spots. (WBEZ)
P. Diddy, sorry, Swag's former Chef plans to open a resto in Chicago's 6 Corners. Do it. (Chicago RedEye)
It's real: Virgin America really flies to Chicago now, and we've got proof. Check out the mile-high live blogging experience. (Racked Chicago)
Sofia's pretty much givin' it away, with new store-wide markdowns at 30-60% off. (Sofia)
This might be taking Oprah affection a little too far, no? (The Advertiser)
A Midwestern man eats his 25,000th Big Mac. Gross. (NBC Chicago)
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If you didn't find a BBQ to crash (gasp), we do have a proper parade in this town, too. Heads up though, it's on Saturday. (Chicago Parades)
Chalk's Blue Ribbon sale takes 40% off retail prices. We are 40% more excited about this than other sales. (Chalk)
Don't worry boys, we didn't forget about you; Haberdash is taking 20-70% off their entire stock from Friday through Sunday. (Haberdash)
Lush's patio BBQ event is one of the most delicious deals we've heard of in awhile. Only $10 for wine and BBQ yummies? Done. RSVP in advance for this one. (Lush)
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