4th of July Punch - Cranberry punch with blueberries

Red, White And Blue Punch Recipe

4th of July Punch - Cranberry punch with blueberries

Red, White & Blue Punch

Add a a little something extra to your BBQ this  4th of July! Try this easy Red, White & Blue punch recipe- perfect for a summer get together.

With cranberry juice and blueberries, this punch is as festive as it is delicious!

Ingredients:

    • 4 cups cranberry juice
    • 1 1/2 liters of vodka
    • 4 cups pineapple juice
    • 2 liters ginger ale
    • blueberries to garnish


Directions:

Prep Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 15 mins

  1. Combine all ingredients except the ginger ale.
  2. Chill until serving time.
  3. Pour into punch bowl and add ginger ale

Memorial Day Opening Weekend at Castaways on North Avenue Beach 5.24-5.26

Cast Aways

Castaways

Castaways

1603 N. Lake Shore Drive
North Avenue Beach
Chicago, IL 60614
773.281.1200
www.castawayschicago.com

Located on North Avenue Beach, Castaways will open to the public this Memorial Day weekend with live entertainment Saturday through Monday and will serve lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (weather permitting). Menu items include fresh salads, wraps, sandwiches, and quesadillas accompanied by frozen cocktails and even Corona in a can (No bottles on the beach).

Private party space is available which can accommodate up to 400 people–perfect for corporate outings and special events. Castaways now offers Cabanas available for rent daily through Labor Day. The two cabanas are located on the North end of the Castaways upper deck with a capacity of 10 – 12 people (max) each. The cabanas are available for rent from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. ($1500 F&B minimum).

Castaways

Castaways

Saturday, May 24
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.: 103.5 KissFM Live Broadcast
1 p.m. to 7 p.m.: DJ Jem & The Dance Floor Junkies
Restaurant open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (weather permitting)

Sunday, May 25
1 p.m. to 7 p.m.: Sunfallen (band)
Restaurant open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (weather permitting)

Monday, May 26
1 p.m. to 7 p.m.: DJ Jem & The Dance Floor Junkies
Restaurant open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (weather permitting)

4th of July Punch - Cranberry punch with blueberries

Red, White And Blue Punch Recipe

4th of July Punch - Cranberry punch with blueberries

Red, White & Blue Punch

Add a a little something extra to your BBQ this Memorial Day or 4th of July! Try this easy Red, White & Blue punch recipe- perfect for a summer get together.

With cranberry juice and blueberries, this punch is as festive as it is delicious!

Ingredients:

    • 4 cups cranberry juice
    • 1 1/2 liters of vodka
    • 4 cups pineapple juice
    • 2 liters ginger ale
    • blueberries to garnish


Directions:

Prep Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 15 mins

  1. Combine all ingredients except the ginger ale.
  2. Chill until serving time.
  3. Pour into punch bowl and add ginger ale
Red Canary

The Red Canary – Patio Pig Out 5.29

Red Canary

photo: theredcanarychicago.com

What:
The Red Canary Holds a “Patio Pig Out”
$20, all-you-care-to-enjoy

BBQ Buffet for Memorial Day

When:
Sunday, May 29
12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

When:
The Red Canary
695 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60642
312.846.1475
theredcanarychicago.com

This Memorial Day weekend, The Red Canary will hold a “Patio Pig Out” in the enclosed garden. From 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., guests may enjoy an unlimited BBQ buffet, complete with whole roasted pig, Weber-grilled burgers, brats, chicken and corn on the cob, plus picnic-style salads and all the fixins (including plenty of vege-friendly items) for $20. The featured drinks for the day will be $3 craft beer in cans, $20 pitchers of sangria, $5 glasses of pinot grigio and $5 Jameson shots.

This weekend feast kicks-off The Red Canary’s new summer hours for the garden: Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. To take part in the patriotic pig roast, simply purchase a wristband at the restaurant the day of the event.