In honor of Lincoln’s birthday, we are highlighting some of our favorite local businesses in our hometown neighborhood of Lincoln Square!  Check the list below for tons of great deals, specials, and events.  Have any that we missed?  Let us know in the comments!


Barba Yianni Grecian Taverna (4761 N Lincoln Ave) – Ladies will be given a rose on Valentine’s Day!  Also, lots of Valentine’s Day specials in addition to regular menu offerings.

Looking to eat in on Valentine’s Day? Lincoln Quality Meats (4661 N Lincoln Ave) is touting its USDA Choice rib eye steak as the steak of choice this week, among all of their All-Natural, Free-Range, No Hormone, Preservatives, or Antibiotic meat selections.

Trattoria Trullo (4767 N Lincoln Ave) has live instrumental music and Valentine’s day menu specials including:

  • Risotto made with duck prosciutto, sun dried tomatoes, green peas, and taleggio cheese
  • Broiled Chilean Sea Bass
  • Heart shaped chocolate desserts served with a glass of pink and gold presecco

Gene’s Sausage Shop (4750 N Lincoln Ave) has a great Valentine’s Day Sausage gift box for $24.99!

Try the $44 3-course prix fixe menu 5:30-9pm on Valentine’s Day from Cafe Selmarie (4729 N Lincoln Ave).

Events and Entertainment:

Granville Picture Framing and Arts Gallery (4757 N Lincoln Ave) is partnering with DANK Haus (4740 N Western Ave) to bring the public Pictures At An Exibition, Feb. 21 – May 25th. Dank Haus is also offering 25% off framed art at the opening reception on Feb. 21st from 6-9pm.

The Grafton (4530 N Lincoln Ave) has live music both Tuesday and Thursday. One Mike Stand – a folk showcase – starts at 9 p.m. on Tuesday the 12th, and The Jarod Facknitz & Jonas Friddle Feature is playing Valentine’s Day night at 9 p.m.

Valentine’s Day romantic comedy or action movie? Silver Linings Playbook is keeping the turnstiles busy at The Davis Theatre (4614 N Lincoln Ave), which is also readying for Thursday’s opening of A Good Day to Die Hard.

Chicago Brauhaus (4732 N Lincoln Ave) is hosting a “Crazy Hat Night and Mardi Gras Party” on Fat Tuesday (today)!


Owner Sam Wolfson of String A Strand (4632 N Lincoln Ave) would like to remind everyone to think of his store when considering Valentine’s Day gifts. His handcrafted jewelry can be created in less than 24 hours and is a unique and thoughtful gift for that special someone!

The Frill Accessory Boutique (4764 N Lincoln Ave) is currently offering a “Buy 2, get 1/2 off 3rd item” deal, as well as 25% off all knits and an extra 25% all winter items!

The Lincoln Square Virgin Mobile Store (4774 N Lincoln Ave) currently has a sale on phone accessories including Bluetooth accessories starting at $19.99!

Payless Shoes (4772 N Lincoln Ave) of Lincoln Square is currently offering Buy One, Get One 1/2 off.

Fleet Feet (4762 N Lincoln Ave) has discounted many of their winter items at 30-50% off regular price!

Chopping Block (4747 N Lincoln Ave) is offering 20% off metal bakeware, and $170 gift cards for $150!

Savvy Seconds and 1sts (4724 N Lincoln Ave) is giving customers 25% off.


Lincoln Square Athletic Club (4662 N Lincoln Ave) is waiving the enrollment fee through the end of February and is excited that the pool has recently opened across the street!

Havana Nights Spa (4754 N Lincoln Ave) has a great package deal: $75 champagne or men’s facial, eyebrow shaping and hand treatment (retail $105)!  Or get a $45 1 hr Swedish massage, or $15 off any waxing service over $30.

Degerberg Academy Martial Arts & Fitness, Inc. (4717 N Lincoln Ave) has a special offer of  $49 for 10 classes for new clients, as well as Buy One Get One memberships thru Feb!