Gene tackles Lolla’s best and busiest day, highlighting a few local bands and a huge closing set by The Cure.
Articles By: Gene Wagendorf III
Day 2 of Lolla 2013 featured a surprise headlining set by Olympic snowboarder Shaun White’s band Bad Things. Read on for more!
A rundown of the opening day of Lolla 2013 featuring words on The Killers, Nine Inch Nails and more!
What’s got Daredevil, John Cusack, C3P0, scantily-clad women, a bubble show and great deals on graphic novels? The Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo! Check out this recap of all 3 days of C2E2!
Located south of Chinatown’s main strip, Ethyl’s Party is one of Chicago’s greatest divey little secrets. Home to good people, cheap beer and Blackhawks fans, there’s no better place to drink until you see ghosts.
A standout Mexican restaurant in the heart of Wicker Park, Las Palmas offers intimate dining and an outdoor patio, the perfect place for a date or a giddy Margarita Night.
Ever dream of a magical place where you can buy samurai swords, fresh fruit, vintage beer steins and comic books? Wolff’s Flea Markets has all that and tons, tons more.
Malört has long been the drink by which Chicagoans test their mettle. Got what it takes to throw one back and keep it down?
Chicago’s premier all-female flat-track roller derby league. A fluid mix of brutality and poetry.
Hagen’s Fish Market has operated in Portage Park since 1946 and is home to Chicago’s last natural hardwood smokehouse. They sell a variety of fresh, smoked and fried seafood, all prepared with a care and skill unrivaled in the city.
Born in ’72, Declan’s Irish pub is a great place to catch some Oklahoma football or have a quiet weeknight beer.
The Patio Theater, an awe-inspiring old movie palace, is home to a completely restored lobby, state-of-the-art sound and one of Chicago’s largest single screens — all for for five bucks.
A 4am bar in Humboldt Park, The Continental has comfortable booths, good music and an attentive staff.
Located at the north end of Lincoln Park, Montrose Harbor has a little something for everyone: swimming, fishing, sledding, bird watching, a dog beach, a great restaurant and tons of bunnies!