O'Toole's Pub helps hurricane victims
The three Timothy O'Toole's Pub locations are stepping up to help Houston recover from Hurricane Harvey. Running now through Sept. 30, for every Bud, Bud Light and Michelob Ultra sold at Timothy O'Toole's, the pub will donate $1 and Anheuser Busch/Lakeshore Beverage will donate $1 to YouCaring, which is providing warm meals and shelter to those affected by Harvey. Pair your beer with executive chef Corey Grupe's pub fare, including Irish nachos, braised IPA chicken tacos, Chicago fire burger, Chicago-style Italian beef, baby back ribs, Jail Island salmon, Shepherd's pie and more. Timothy O'Toole's Pub locations are at 5572 Grand Ave., Gurnee, (847) 249-0800; 412 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, (847) 984-2599; and 622 N. Fairbanks Court, Chicago, (312) 642-0700. timothyotooles.com/.
All that jazz
Get in the swing of September with Grammy Award winner Frank Catalano, playing at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, at St. Charles' Filling Station Pub & Grill. The show is the pub's contribution to kicking off the Downtown St. Charles Partnership's Jazz Weekend. For a full list of performers and venues for this four-day event, go to downtownstcharles.org. The Filling Station Pub & Grill is at 300 W. Main St., St. Charles. (630) 584-4414 or filling-station.com.
Kickoff at Kings
Pro football fans can psych up for the season at a 7 p.m. kickoff party Thursday, Sept. 7, at Kings Dining & Entertainment, a combo bowling venue/bar in Rosemont. The free bash, sponsored by Budweiser, includes appetizer samplings, giveaways and more while the game plays on more than 50 TVs and projector screens. Kings Dining & Entertainment is at 5505 Park Place, Rosemont. (847) 233-0099 or kingsbowlamerica.com/rosemont.