The Dawson

Canteens of tequila punch in front of a fire—the quintessential summer night. Find out more about the West Town restaurant and read our dining critic’s first impressions. 730 W. Grand Ave.

IO Urban Roofscape

The hang of the beautiful, skyline view included. Read more about rooftop restaurant and browse pics of our weekend visit. Godfrey Hotel, 127 W. Huron St.

Packing House

Three is a magic number when you’re talking about how many outdoor spaces a place has. Check out photos of our night at the West Loop bar. 1113 W. Randolph St.

Sportsman’s Club

Like popping by a backyard party with really good cocktails. View photos our Saturday night outing at the Humboldt Park watering hole. 948 N. Western Ave.

Terrace on Clark

Attention, bosses in the Loop: If you can’t find staffers on a sunny Friday, check here. 77 W. Wacker Dr.