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The comedy is safe for the whole family; in fact, the comedy teams are penalized in their competition if they accidentally say anything naughty! Local breweries — from the masters at Goose Island to award-winners like Piece and Revolution Brewing — have set up shop downtown and across the neighborhoods. There are a few fantastic local shows that are consistently here in Chicago. Be part of the Crosstown Classic, where Northsiders cheer on the at Wrigley Field and Southsiders root for the at U. Check out to be transported back to the roaring 20s. And who can deny a chance to see the play at Soldier Field? Proud to be home to the World's Best Bartender hats off to Charles Joly, awarded the 2014 title by Diageo World Class , Chicago boasts numerous bars at the forefront of the cocktail culture. Parking is available across the street in a lot or along the street both are metered.
So, if you plan efficiently, you will end up getting free access to several tours and attractions. Laugh at a Comedy Show The Windy City is famous for generating some of the biggest legends of comedy: Steve Carell, Jim Belushi, Steven Colbert, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Bill Murray…the list goes on! The city lashes out once again, reviving the speakeasy. Cocktail hour is progressing with the times as bars and clubs introduce original, signature drinks. Elston Industrial Corridor Treehouse-themed bar with porch swing, anyone? Fulton Market Haircut and a speakeasy, my good sir? Info: City Lit Books can be found at 2523 N Kedzie Blvd, and details are at. The object of these is to experience as many things in a day as you have time for.
One unique bookstore to check out is City Lit Books in Logan Square, which hosts these events plus open mic nights. We recommend the shellac manicure, which should last for two weeks just long enough for your next weekend adventure — girls night out, pt. Beauty Bar provides a kitchy, fun and budget-friendly place to dance and Logan Square is not cooling off - visit Slippery Slope for an any-night-of-the-week party, The Whistler for live performances or how about for a laid back 1970's fern bar vibe? Beauty Bar is the perfect, convenient solution for beauty and fun. Owner Liz Pearce has more than 100 funky cocktails that are described on custom tarot cards. Local favorites Frank Catalano and Patricia Barber both maintain residencies throughout the year.
Guests enter the room through an alley and descend a staircase to find the 40-seat interior. See Live Performance The offers a variety of live performances at renowned venues. Everyone wth a pulse knows that Second City launched some of the biggest names in the business, including Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey and countless others. Writing has always been a passion for Kayla, as writing poetry, songs, and diary entries took up most of her free time as a youngster. Miss the days of drinking juice boxes with your friends? Open 24 hours, you can stroll along six blocks of a continuously landscaped path along the Chicago River any time of night. Several of the items below are already included for free with the purchase of a.
The Whistler is located at 2421 N Milwaukee Ave. Ticket prices are extremely reasonable and even more so if you're a member. It was also a speakeasy during Prohibition and retains an early 20th century look and feel. Join us from April through October on our free. Family-Friendly Improv Comedy Chicago is a popular destination for comedy lovers, and it is double the fun when the comedy is made up on the spot! Picking the best bars in Chicago is a lot like picking your favorite Seinfeld character. Yet our Beverage Director franchise seeks to do just that: uncover the best places to booze in the city at this precise moment in time.
Expect jam sessions with local artists as well as name musicians performing traditional. We all laughed a lot and will remember this night! There are more than a few excellent restaurants on the block, so consider grabbing dinner before or after a show for a completely wonderful evening in Chicago. Info: for details about upcoming summer events and festivals throughout the city Ice Skating in the Winter From mid-November to mid-March, whenever the weather permits, Millennium Park hosts the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink, free and open to the public. The venue recently hosted Steve Earle, Lucinda Williams, Patti Smith and other cutting edge artists, too. Tip: Admission into Navy Pier is free; each ride will require paid tickets.
There isn't reserved seating so all tables are available on a first come first served basis. Don't let the name of the place fool you - while it has folky performers, this excellent, intimate concert hall offers shows ranging from African music to a full Cuban salsa band with dancing! There's not a bad seat in the theater, so don't hesitate to buy seats in the upper level. Nightlife is no longer just an ear-splitting dance club or bar bursting with weekend revelers - although there are still plenty of those from which to choose in Chicago. The Goodman offers half-price tickets in the mezzanine day of performance! This neighborhood bar attracts folks from far beyond Humboldt Park borders thanks to a funky, taxidermy-filled interior, a sprawling backyard patio and excellent drinks. The Bean and nearby Crown Fountain in Millennium Park may be the most well-known attraction, and you can also stroll through Lurie Garden and Maggie Daley Park.