The Weekly Guide: 'Chicago's Wingman' breaks down the weekend

March 11, 2011

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The Chicago River is dyed green in celebration of St. Patrick's day.
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'RedEye' and 'Metromix' events producer Ernest Wilkins, aka 'Chicago's Wingman' provided the 'Weekly Guide.'
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Host Alison Cuddy got Wilkins' picks for St. Patty's celebrations.
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'Eight Forty-Eight's' Alison Cuddy and Ernest Wilkins.

It’s the weekend! Time to put the stress and demands of the work week behind. But, for some folks, a fun weekend is just part of their job description.

Ernest Wilkins is a social media and events producer for Chicago Tribune’s RedEye and Metromix. He’s known as "Chicago’s Wingman." And Friday he provided some plans for the latest installment of The Weekly Guide

Ernest's Ideas for the Weekend:

Friday night
At 7 p.m.: Today’s Chicago Woman Top Singles Party
At 7:30 p.m.: Chicago Golden Gloves qualifier

Saturday: St. Patty’s Day celebration
Sully’s House on Dayton
Lizzie McNeill’s

At 10 pm: Beauty Bar for Digital Freshness

Brunch at new spot Kenela Café
At 8 p.m.: Orgone at Schuba’s