Culture

10 1st Date Options in Chicago for Under 30 Bucks

Tue., Aug. 7, 2012 6:15 AM EDT
by Tariq Weaver

Want to make a great first impression on a date and not spend 200 dollars? Here is rolling out‘s list of 10 first date options that will cost under 30 dollars.

10. Union Sushi Barbecue Grill

230 W. Erie St.

This trendy spot has an affordable happy hour where sushi rolls are one dollar.

9. Reggae GOLD Thursdays

2011 W.  North Ave.

This lounge hosts great music and a mature and sophisticated crowd of reggae music lovers.

8. Museum of Contemporary Art-Chicago

220 E. Chicago Ave.

This museum is free for all Illinois residents and hosts summer weekly jazz events.

7. The Moth

themoth.org

This New York based nonprofit hosts monthly storytelling sessions where acclaimed poets, authors, and average-joes are given a theme to explore and create a piece for the audience to enjoy.

6. Craft beer brewery tour

2323 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Wednesday through Saturday Revolution Brewery hosts a tour of their location. This tour is free and is a fun prelude to an awesome burger and beer at the Revolution Diner next door with an all-American girl.

5. Chicago Fire

7000 S. Harlem Ave.,  Bridgeview, Ill.

Tickets for the Chicago Fire soccer team begin at 15 dollars.

4. Mi Tierra

2528 S. Kedzie Ave.

Have a mariachi band serenade your lovely lady in Spanish.

3. Zanies Comedy Club

1548 N. Wells St.

Amateur comedy act tickets start at 10 bucks. If the comedian sucks, at least you’ll have something to laugh at.

2. Rent a bike

bikechicago.com

Bike rentals start at 10 dollars an hour. Take a cruise along the lakefront and then take her for a picnic on the beach.

1.  Navy Pier

600 E. Grand Ave.

Enjoy ice cream or Italian ice while your stroll along the pier looking at the Lake. After great conversation buy two tickets for the Ferris wheel that overlooks the Chicago skyline.

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