Drinks, Bars & Nightlife News & Views

Today: DryHop Brewers and Intelligentsia Launch a New Beer

Chicago, Lakeview, NorthThere are a number of similarities between Chicago’s beer and coffee communities and today the two brewing communities come together. Tonight DryHop Brewers and Intelligentsia are releasing a...

We've Got Great Taste - Oak-Leyden's Annual Benefit 11/16/13

Oak ParkWould you like to own an autographed fender bullet strat electric guitar signed by Taylor Swift?  Or maybe a Chicago Blackhawks jersey signed by Patrick Sharp?  How about sitting 4th row center at a...

The 2014 Michelin Guide Chicago Star Ratings

Chicago, DowntownChicago’s culinary scene continues to climb as the 2014 Chicago Michelin Guide includes 25 star-rated restaurants. Adding six new restaurants to Chicago’s ranking, this is the Windy City’s longest...

A New Orleans Style Gumbo Cook-off at Frontier

Chicago, DowntownBust out your gumbo tasting spoon because it’s time for Frontier's First Annual New Orleans Style Gumbo Cook-off! Frontier’s Executive Chef Brian Jupiter invited seven Chicago chefs and six amateur...

Signal Ensemble Theatre Presents the Chicago Premiere of Eric Schmiedl's PLAINSONG, Adapted From the Novel by Kent Haruf, Jan 30 - March 8, 2014

North CenterCHICAGO – Signal Ensemble Theatre presents the second production of their 11th Season with the Chicago premiere of Plainsong, at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. Founded in 2003, award-...

A Red Orchid Theatre’s 21st Anniversary Gala with Michael Shannon

River NorthThis weekend A Red Orchid Theatre (AROT) is celebrating its 21st annual gala at The Underground and together with Rockit Ranch Productions will raise awareness and funds to keep the “house lights” on...

MULTI-AWARD WINNING ZOM-COM MUSICAL OF THE LIVING DEAD CLOSES FINAL WEEKEND WITH SPECIAL “DOUBLE TAP” PERFORMANCE AT STAGE 773

LakeviewCHICAGO – The Cowardly Scarecrow Theatre Company, INC is thrilled to announce the craziest performance in Musical of the Living Dead history - Two casts in the same performance - Musical of the...

Toast The 1960s’ Glamorous Side With A Cocktail Centric Soirée

The Local Tourist and The Drinkingbird invite Chicagoans to celebrate the glamorous side of the 1960s with cocktails and a swanky Sixties Soirée.  The cocktail centric event will take place Thursday...

Chicago's Last Minute Halloween Night Party Guide

Chicago, Downtown, Lakeview, North, Near North, River NorthThe parade of ghoulish characters and sexy nurses is almost over but into the bar says it's closing time, here is your last minute party guide to Halloween night in Chicago.    American Junkie,...
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Live. Love. Life. - Alice In Hulaland Part 3

DowntownThis Saturday tantalize your eyes, ears and imagination for a great cause.  Live. Love. Life. - Alice In Hulaland Part 3 will be a fun night of fashion and philanthropy where storybook fantasy meets...

ABSOLUT Chicago Day Was Better than Budweiser in the Bleachers

Chicago, Downtown, Near North, River North, West Loop, Near WestWhen ABSOLUT announced their newest limited edition ABSOLUT Chicago, the internet ran rampant with harsh speculation about what Chicago tastes like. Thankfully the booze pundits were wrong and the...

Dim Sum in the Dark at Sunda

This Thursday Sunda in River North is hosting an upscale evening of Dim Sum in the Dark, a good reminder that Halloween is more than just scantily clad costumes and booze filled witches’ brew. The...

Roadhouse 66: Down But Not Out

Chicago, Downtown, Lakeview, WrigleyvilleIt’s not often that we read about a three alarm fire in Wrigleyville, but this weekend one of them took down Roadhouse 66 on Clark Street. The fire started at the neighboring hookah shop and quickly...

Rockit Burger Bar’s First Annual Whiskeyfest

Chicago, Downtown, Lakeview, WrigleyvilleRockit knows how to make a host “fest” and they’re at it again with the First Annual Whiskeyfest on Friday, November 8th (7-9pm) at Rockit Burger Bar in Wrigleyville.  Hosted by Marker’s Mark’s...

Chicago’s Halloween Parties Guide

Gold Coast, Lakeview, North, Bucktown | Wicker Park, Wrigleyville, Near North, Northwest, River NorthFiguring out your Halloween costume is only half the battle. The other half is figuring out where to show it off. If you haven’t figured out your Halloween party situation, don’t worry, you still...

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