As a fan of DMK Burger Bar, I had high hopes for their next door neighbor by the same owners, Fish Bar. Another creation by Chef Michael Kornick, this little seafood spot doesn’t disappoint.
North Side of Chicago
Uncle Fun is not your typical Toys R’ Us. It’s a gag gift utopia filled with nostalgic trinkets that kids, and the kid in all of us, can enjoy.
Zanies Comedy Club has been host to comedians such as Chelsea Handler and Jerry Seinfeld, and is the king of Chicago stand-up comedy.
With locations in Chicago, New York, London, and Edinburgh, Baby Wants Candy has spread musical and comedic joy to over 1,700 audiences.
Joe’s on Weed offers a great place to watch sports and drink cheap beer.
Fortunately, the good folks over at the Neo-Futurists never let bad movie scripts disappear. With their weekly series, “It Came from the Neo-Futurarium X,” running every Thursday, the talented troupe of actors resurrect the dead for the purpose of hilarity.
Check out some unique Chicago boutiques on Southport Avenue. Go for a leisurely stroll with friends, taking the time to check out every window display and boutique.
Cheesies is, simply put, drunk-late-night-food heaven. Also works well for hangovers.
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Located just off the DePaul campus in Lincoln Park, McGee’s is crawling with twenty-somethings on one mission: to get really drunk.
Partiers flock to this spot as a late-night option, and you can expect patrons to be three sheets to the wind and ready to give their dancing shoes a workout.
Another bar from the Casey Moran crew (Kelsey’s, Kincades, Twisted Lizard, O’Donovan’s), Kendall’s is a staple on the strip of Lincoln Avenue bars that seem constantly packed with young 20-somethings looking for a good deal and a place to catch the game.
Good food and beer specials, a rowdy crowd, and karaoke & trivia nights. What more could you want in a Lincoln Park bar?
The only allusions to this building’s history as an American film hot bed are the golden letters spelling “Essanay” above one entrance. But for one decade in the early 1900s, Essanay Studios was the hub of the silent film industry, “the MGM of the silents.”