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A 'Saved By The Bell' pop-up is coming to Chicago this June

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Time Out Chicago editors
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Hold on to your hats, Bayside, a Saved By The Bell pop-up shop parody bar/diner is coming to Wicker Park. The one-month engagement opens June 1, so instead of heading off to work at a beach resort with your friends for the summer you can just spend it reliving your favorite after-school TV show of the '90s.

The pop-up, aptly named "Saved by the Max," will feature a replica of Zack, Kelly, AC, Screech, Lisa and Jesse's favorite after-school hangout, complete with Bayside-inspired food and cocktails, including AC Sliders, Preppy BLT, Macaroni & Screech, Belding Fries and a Lisa Turtle Milkshake. The exact location has yet to be announced, but it's promised to be in the "heart of Wicker Park."

The pop-up's official Facebook page says there will be daily costume contests, which seems like the perfect opportunity to bust out all that stone-washed denim you've been holding onto in the back of your closet. Additionally, there will be weekly events including karaoke, photo booths, trivia and dance parties throughout June.

In the famous words of Jesse Spano, "I'm so excited, I'm so excited!" 

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