Do you dare to venture into the Upside Down?
If you’re in Chicago, you’ll be able to do so by visiting Replay Lincoln Park (2833 N. Sheffield Ave.)
Starting Thursday, October 1, the arcade and bar will transform into a Stranger Things-inspired outdoor pop-up experience titled, “Stranger Patio!”
According to the press release, there will be iconic visuals from three seasons of the Netflix sci-fi thriller. You’ll be able to check out Scoops Ahoy, Joyce’s iconic living room, and the 80s arcade when all the stranger kids would obviously be hanging out.
You can even indulge in some themed foods and cocktails, which include Mind Flayer, #11 Special, What About Barb and Friends Don’t Lie.
Featured food items include Chicken Nuggets & Eggo Waffles, Benny’s Burger, and rotating dessert specials.
The pop-up will run through Sunday, November 1. It will be open to guests of all ages before 6 p.m., but after 6 p.m., you must be 21+ to enter.
Reservations aren”t required, but since there is a limit on capacity, they are encouraged.
Due to COVID, the pop-up is following social distancing and face mask wearing protocol.
You can snag your tickets to the pop-up online right here. You get an hour-long reservation, two themed cocktails, a shot, and a themed food item for $25 per person. Packages range from $78 (for a table for 2) to $234 (for a table of 6).
With so many Halloween activities and events cancelled, you’ve got to check this pop-up if you’re in town.
‘Manifest’ Canceled At NBC After 3 Seasons
Flight 828 has been grounded.
NBC canceled supernatural/sci-fi/plane drama Manifest after three seasons.
After the cancellation, showrunner Jeff Rake revealed he hopes that the series gets picked up by another outlet or streaming service.
“My dear Manifesters, I’m devastated by NBC’s decision to cancel us,” Rake posted on Twitter late Monday night. “That we’ve been shut down in the middle [of a planned six-season run] is a gut punch to say the least. Hoping to find a new home. You the fans deserve an ending to your story. Thanks for the love shown to me, cast, and crew. #savemanifest”
My dear Manifesters,
I’m devastated by NBC’s decision to cancel us. That we’ve been shut down in the middle is a gut punch to say the least. Hoping to find a new home. You the fans deserve an ending to your story. Thanks for the love shown to me, cast, and crew. #savemanifest
— Jeff Rake (@jeff_rake) June 15, 2021
Many “828ers” might be hoping for the same if they want to find out what finally happened when the flight disappeared and reappeared five years later.
*** Spoilers Ahead ***
The third season wrapped up early this week and left fans with several cliffhangers: Grace died, Angelina kidnapped baby Eden, Cal returned as a teenager, and Captain Daly returned but only briefly before disappearing with the remnants of the flight that was being rebuilt in Eureka. Read our full review HERE!
Manifest’s ratings weren’t overly impressive. According to TVLine, the season averaged a little more than 3 million viewers weekly, which was down 21 and 31% from season 2.
The problem with broadcast television is that they are so quick to drop shows without giving them a proper conclusion.
Fans deserve better, especially if they’ve been following TV’s biggest mystery for three full seasons.
Manifest is seeing a lot of buzz following its addition to Netflix, so maybe the streamer will be convinced to give it one more go?
And if no streaming service picks up the remaining seasons of the Warner Bros. production, maybe NBC will see how passionate the fanbase is and agree to a two-hour movie to wrap things up as they did with Timeless?
Please, don’t leave fans hanging! #SaveManifest
WATCH: Mel and Jack Talk Starting a Family in ‘Virgin River’ Season 3 Trailer
There’s plenty of baby talk going around in the Virgin River Season 3 trailer!
Netflix dropped the trailer for the upcoming drama on Friday, June 11 and it doesn’t waste any time answering the question on everyone’s mind: does Jack survive?
It’s quite an obvious answer considering there is no show without Jack, but if it’s been keeping you up at night, the good news is that he does.
Of course, that doesn’t put the question of who shot him to rest. (And we have some theories you can check out right here!)
As he recovers, he’s blessed to have Nurse Mel by his side.
With their romance finally heating up, the nosy locals in town begin asking questions about their future — is marriage in the cards? And what about babies?
Mel’s history will definitely come into play, especially as it was always her dream to have a child. But Jack is a new father to twins (at least we think they’re his) with his ex Charmaine.
Luckily, Charmaine is no longer hung up on him as she’s found a new man who is there for her and the kids!
Check Out the ‘Christmas in July’ Lineup on Hallmark
No one does Christmas better than Hallmark… even in July.
The network is here to give you a little dose of holiday cheer during the summer months with its annual Christmas in July lineup.
The jolly fun kicks off on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries from June 25 all the way through July 8.
If that’s not enough, you can indulge in more of your holiday favorites on the Hallmark Channel from July 8 to July 31.
There’s even a brand-new Christmas movie premiering on July 9 titled Crashing Through the Snow starring Amy Acker and Kristian Bruun star as Maggie and Jeff, who are ex-spouses but friends first.
So, decorate those palm trees, grab a nice cold drink, and check out the Christmas in July lineup below:
2020 Movie Marathon (July 10-11)
Hallmark will air popular Christmas movies from last year, including the premiere of “Crashing Through the Snow” on July 10 at 9 p.m.
Soap Sunday (July 18)
Hallmark will air holiday films featuring fan-favorite soap stars throughout the day and into the night, including Cameron Mathison, Chaley Rose, Rome Flynn, Alison Sweeney, Jesse Metcalfe, Fiona Gubelmann, Bethany Joy Lenz and Victor Webster.
Countdown to Christmas Greatest Hits (July 24-25)
Hallmark will air some of its greatest Christmas films of the past. “Crown for Christmas,” starring Danica McKellar and Rupert Penry-Jones, will air on July 24 at 7 p.m.; “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” starring Brooke Burns, Henry Winkler and Warren Christie, will air on July 24 at 9 p.m.; “Christmas Under Wraps,” starring Candace Cameron Bure and David O’Donnell, will air on July 25 at 7 p.m.; and “The Nine Lives of Christmas” with Brandon Routh and Kimberley Sustad will air on July 25 at 10 p.m.
Blake Shelton Night (June 28)
- Time for Me to Come Home for Christmas on Monday, June 28 at 6 p.m. ET
- Time for You to Come Home for Christmas on Monday, June 28 at 8 p.m. ET
- Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas on Monday, June 28 at 10 p.m. ET
Holiday Jam Session (July 2)
Hallmark will air a series of films that have key musical moments: “Our Christmas Love Song,” starring Alicia Witt and Brendan Hines, will air at 6 p.m.; “The Christmas Bow,” starring Lucia Micarelli and Michael Rady, will air at 8 p.m.; and “Christmas at Graceland,” with Kellie Pickler and Wes Brown, will air at 10 p.m.
Salute to Christmas (July 3)
A trio of projects celebrating those who serve the U.S. will air, featuring “The Christmas Doctor” (starring Holly Robinson Peete and Adrian Holmes) at 6 p.m.; “USS Christmas” (starring Jen Lilley and Trevor Donovan) at 8 p.m.; and “Deliver by Christmas” (starring Alvina August and Eion Bailey) at 10 p.m.
Family on the 4th! (July 4)
To celebrate family, Hallmark will air “A Blue Ridge Mountain Christmas,” starring Rachael Lee Cook and Benjamin Ayres, at 6 p.m.; “Holly & Ivy,” starring Janel Parrish, Jeremy Jordan and Marisol Nichols, at 8 p.m.; and “The Christmas Ring,” starring Nazneen Contractor and David Alpay, at 10 p.m.
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