Seen on the Scene

March 2012

3 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Old Town Pour House

At around 10 p.m., a line literally poured out onto Wells Street outside the nearly two-week-old Old Town Pour House. Inside, a well-heeled crowd buzzed with activity…

3 years
ago

Weekend Photos: St. Patrick’s Day at Fulton’s on the River

Even in the typical sleet, slush, and slop, the St. Pat’s party people come in droves for a glimpse of the Chicago River in its one day of Kelly green glory. So, with its July-like temps, Saturday’s riverside merriment was off the charts…

3 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Ada Street

Wow. Talk about a diamond in the rough. On Saturday, we sent our photographer to a lonely industrial stretch west of Lincoln Park and just north of Goose Island…

3 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Estate

Gone are the remnants of Slow Down: Life’s Too Short, the hamburger- and hot-dog-topped bar on Elston Avenue that closed in 2004. In their place: Estate, the sleek new riverside spot that opened its doors to the public on Leap Day…