Emporium, the freewheeling bar where adults can play foosball and arcade games without pesky underage kids ruining everything (or maybe that's just why I like it), already has locations in Wicker Park and Logan Square. Get ready for a third, as Emporium plans to open an outpost in the West Loop...
An unauthorized "Stranger Things" pop-up bar in Chicago's Logan Square has drawn crowds since it opened last month, but Netflix is now asking the bar to shut down after its designated six-week run. The company's request to the pop-up...Show More Summary
As far as cease and desist letters go, you'll be hard pressed to find one more charming than the one Netflix recently sent to the purveyors of a pop-up Stranger Things themed bar located in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. The...Show More Summary
There’s been a Stranger Things pop-up bar drawing crowds in Chicago’s Logan Square, but after its designated six-week run, Netflix has kindly asked its creators to shut it down. Fortunately, though, they did so with a very on-brand letter that pleasantly remains on the right side of the line between ... More »
Cop should be okay : A Chicago Police officer was among four people injured late Sunday in a rollover crash that may have been alcohol-related in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.About 11:10 p.m., a squad car responding...Show More Summary
Logan Square's beloved Dill Pickle Food Co-op opened the doors on its massive store expansion Friday morning [ more › ]
Jason Hammel is excited. The chef behind Lula Cafe in Logan Square, which recently celebrated its 18th anniversary, will open Marisol inside the Museum of Contemporary Art in Streeterville on Thursday. Named after the French-Venezuelan sculptor Maria Sol Escobar, who donated the first work to the...
Chicagoans looking for more local, sustainable grocery options have been feverishly anticipating this day. [ more › ]
The city is gathering input on how to improve Milwaukee between Logan and Belmont. And some residents are renewing the push to overhaul the avenue where it hits the neighborhood's iconic focal point. [ more › ]
The infamous 'Aloha' billboard building, in fact. [ more › ]
The plan targets gentrification-drenched Logan Square and the Near West Side, plus areas where the North Branch land rush looms large. [ more › ]
The woman was standing outside near Spaulding and Cortland when someone got out of a car, started chasing and opened fire, a witness told police. [ more › ]
Right outside the brewpub in Logan Square. [ more › ]
Can’t wait for the “Stranger Things” season two premiere in October? Emporium Arcade Bar has reimagined its old Surf Bar pop-up space to house a “Stranger Things”-themed bar, appropriately titled “The Upside Down” (2367 N. Milwaukee Ave.). It opens at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18. The entrance of the...
'The Upside Down' will sport show-inspired art, design and drinks. An Eggo infusion, perhaps? [ more › ]
Last week, we passed along the hint that two Chicago restaurants would make Bon Appetit's Hot 10: America's Best New Restaurants 2017. This morning, the magazine revealed the names: Giant, the quirky Logan Square restaurant by Jason Vincent, Ben Lustbader and Josh Perlman; and Elske, David and...
And it was spotted in Logan Square, because of course it was. [ more › ]
For a handful of Sundays each year, eager patrons pack into the Burlington Bar, a watering hole located in Chicago’s trendy Logan Square neighborhood. For an hour of their time there, they are captivated by TVs mounted across the bar. Show More Summary
Does Logan Square have any non-TOD buildings left? [ more › ]
In the last few years, “dad rock” has been used as pejorative shorthand for critics to dismiss bands or music of a certain ilk. Such music is usually plaintive, nostalgic, seemingly simplistic, maudlin or sometimes just fringe complex and weird. Classically, Steely Dan, Springsteen, solo early...