Seen on the Scene

May 2011

3 years
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Chicago Craft Beer Week Photos: Beer Fistival at Revolution Brewing

And on the ninth day, the brewers rested. Beer makers and drinkers alike gathered at Revolution Brewing on Friday, the final day of Chicago Craft Beer Week 2011, for a sold-out bash fittingly dubbed the Beer Fistival, featuring guest pours from area breweries, music from the Four Star Brass Band, and a new beer from Revolution dubbed Red Scare…

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Chicago Craft Beer Week Photos: Beerfly Alleyfight at Haymarket

It was a multisensory extravaganza Saturday afternoon when Drinking & Writing Theater held its fifth annual Beerfly Alleyfight in Haymarket Pub & Brewery’s back bar. The event—part of Chicago Craft Beer Week, which continues through May 27—paired homebrewed beer with homecooked food and homemade art, but if that all sounds a little complicated, really, the operative word here is “beer”…

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Weekend Photos: Porkchop

Dion Antic—Remember him? Iggy’s? Harry’s Velvet Room? The more recent but shorter-lived Shady Lady?—is back with a new nightspot, Porkchop, in the West Loop…

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Weekend Photos: Kentucky Derby at The Pony

The Nehro of nightlife, Roscoe Village’s The Pony placed second last week in our predictive rundown of Kentucky Derby bar parties. But, come race day, you’d have been hard pressed to find a better kitted-out crowd…

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Weekend Photos: The Bedford

It seems like only yesterday we were peering past drop cloths and climbing over saw horses to get the very first peek at the space soon to be known as The Bedford. Fast-forward one month to Friday night, and we’re back again, capturing the new bar and kitchen on its first night in business…

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