Get your Soda! fix -- the band, of course -- at Ballydoyle starting at 9 p.m. Friday, April 5. Hit the adult drinks with $5 bombs and $5 Jameson all night.
Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant is at Stratford Square Mall, Bloomingdale. (630) 924-8800 or ballydoylepub.com.
Claim some specials
It's all smiles on Claim Jumper's drink menu. Specials Monday through Friday in the saloon include $3 draft pints of CJ Honey Blonde Ale, CJ Original Red Ale, CJ Hefewizen, Bud Light, Coors Lite and Miller Lite; $4 premium draft pints of Fat Tire and Sam Adams Boston Lager; $5 select wines by the glass; and $7 premium selections such as the Ketel Cosmo, Patron Margarita, Kendall Jackson chardonnay and the Absolut Citron lemon drop.
Claim Jumper has locations in Hoffman Estates, 2610 N. Sutton Road, and Lombard, 92 Yorktown Center. claimjumper.com.
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No more manic Mondays. The Foundry prefers to call them Martini Mondays -- complete with a long list of $5 martinis. Other specials available every day include $5.50 cherry and apple pie shots and $3 Miller Lite aluminum cans, $4.50 Heineken cans, $6 Hemp Ale pints, $3.50 Miller Lite pints, $5.50 Leinenkugel Summer Shandy, $6.25 pints of Batch 19, $6.25 pints of Sam Adams Spring Ale, $6.25 Woodchuck Cider and $6.25 Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.
The Foundry is located at 85 Executive Drive, Aurora. (630) 978-2088 or thefoundryonline.com.