Seen on the Scene

October 2010

3 years

Weekend Photos: Joe Manganiello of “True Blood” at 8 Fifty 8

With the weekend opening of 8 Fifty 8 in the West Loop, Chicago’s nightclub drought is officially over. It’s been so long since we’ve seen a new dance floor—what, nearly a year?—that we won’t even worry about the number of names that have been attached to this address (Reserve, Veil, Theatro, and Opera, to mention a few)…

4 years

Weekend Photos: Let Lounge at Market

Sure signs summer has given way to fall: the changing leaves, the shorter days, and Ping-Pong—at least at the West Loop bar Market, where the onetime beer garden is now a 2,500-square-foot lounge dedicated to table tennis. Our photographer stopped by Friday and snapped folks—including a few serious competitors from a local training center—rallying for bragging rights on the two tables. Want in on the action?…