Seen on the Scene

September 2010

4 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Rib-A-Que Smoke-Out @ Moonshine

The third-annual Rib-A-Que Smoke-Out was scheduled to pit pitmaster against pitmaster in the parking lot of Wicker Park’s Moonshine on Saturday, rain or shine, and though skies hovered closer to the former, we spotted plenty of smiles from finger-licking patrons…

4 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Water Taxiing to the Bears Season Opener with Richard Dent

Richard Dent, Richard Roeper, a fan in a furry bear costume: All three were on-site Sunday morning when Harry Caray’s Tavern on Navy Pier hosted tailgating with Dent, the legendary Bears defensive end, in advance of the team’s season opener. Despite the early hour, fans flocked to meet the Super Bowl XX MVP, then boarded a water taxi—christened by Dent with a bottle of bubbly—bound for Soldier Field…

4 years
ago

Weekend Photos: The Curse

It almost seemed as though the dark cloud was lifting: On Saturday—the day our photographer stopped by The Curse, the new Wrigleyville sports bar dedicated to various low points in sports history, most notably the misadventures of Chicago’s own North Siders—the Cubs won the second game in their weekend series against the Mets…