Seen on the Scene

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Homestead’s Season Closing Party

What does a restaurant as hyper-local as Homestead—a West Town rooftop bistro that grows much of the produce on its fresh, comfort-food menu—do when cold weather shuts down the gardening season?…

2 years
ago

Nightlife Photos: Bears/Packers Game at Frontier

You likely spent the weekend trying to forget about Thursday’s Bears/Packers showdown, but our photos from Frontier are worthy of a brief revisit. It was a festive, packed house of Bears’ faithful (along with a sprinkling of Cheeseheads, of course). At the risk of pouring a dash of salt in your wounds, peruse our gallery here.

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Darkroom’s Last Call

Sunday night marked the end of Darkroom’s eleven-year run. One of the first residents of the now-bumping Chicago Avenue, the Ukie Village club…

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Dîner en Blanc

One thousand picnickers donned their chicest summer whites and descended on the Art Institute of Chicago’s South Lawn Friday night for Dîner en Blanc, a flash mob-style BYO picnic…

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: City Winery

City Winery, the West Loop spinoff of the NYC restaurant/bar/operational winery/music venue, made its debut last week, and we couldn’t wait to pop in on Friday night…