Seen on the Scene

2 years
ago

Nightlife Photos: Trenchermen Pop-Up at Logan Square Kitchen

Their upcoming Wicker Park venture, Trenchermen (40 percent bar, 60 percent restaurant—at least according to the seat allocation), is on target for a late March opening in the old Spring space. But brothers and chefs Michael (Blackbird) and Patrick Sheerin (Signature Room at the 95th) aren’t holed up testing recipes under top-secret lockdown until then…

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Super Bowl XLVI at The Ogden

A mostly dispassionate crowd—Bears fans to the core, we presume—kept one eye on the game last night at The Ogden (1659 W. Ogden Ave.; 312-226-1888) as the Giants beat the Patriots, 21–17…

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Frank “Big Hurt” Thomas @ Public House

What would America’s pastime be without beer? It was only a matter of time before a baseball legend would slap his nickname on some tall boys, and that legend is former White Sox slugger Frank “Big Hurt” Thomas…

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: New Year’s Eve at Hard Rock Hotel

Still nursing a holiday hangover? On Saturday night, an ambitious crowd gathered at the Hard Rock Hotel for a live performance by the Gold Coast All Stars and sets by DJ Chris Kennedy and Timbuck2…

2 years
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Weekend Photos: Derby

And they’re off! Last week, our nightlife reporter previewed Derby, a new racing-themed watering hole that opened Friday near DePaul…

2 years
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Weekend Photos: Kamehachi

The sushi standby Kamehachi opened a new Wells Street location in November, and while we had heard the scene in the upstairs bar—featuring an updated cocktail list…

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Highball Lounge

Frou-frou cocktails, begone! On Saturday night, natty folks in search of simpler drinks—scotch and sodas, anyone?—headed en masse to the recently opened Highball Lounge in River North…

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: The Anthem

If you serve $4 drafts, they will come. On Saturday night, a hearty, beer-drinking crowd kicked back at The Anthem, a new seventies-themed sports bar in Ukrainian Village that opened this week…

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Three Floyds’ Anniversary Party

There’s bromance, and then there’s beermance. On Saturday, more than 2,500 men—and women—made the pilgrimage to Munster, Indiana, to give some love to Three Floyds brewery…