Edit Module
Edit Module
Edit Module

Seen on the Scene

3 years
ago

Weekend Photos: CIMM After-Party at Rodan

After the screens for the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival went dark last Thursday, Rodan kept the flicks-plus-tunes theme going steady. The Wicker Park bar and lounge played host to the festival’s opening-night after-party, where reggae DJs dug into record crates beside projections of moving pictures…

Seen on the Scene

3 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Scofflaw

It’s been close to a month since the doors opened to Scofflaw, a Logan Square bar and lounge that, like certain cocktail-driven predecessors, resembles an alluring, dimly lit sitting room…

Seen on the Scene

3 years
ago

Weekend Photos: A Final Four Faceoff at Lottie’s Pub

The University of Kansas pride runs deep year-round at Lottie’s Pub, so predictably, the multilevel Bucktown sports bar was a mad house on Saturday night, when KU took on Ohio State in a literal nail-biter (which you’ll see in the photos) of a showdown. Our photographer was there to capture the Jayhawk faithful…

Seen on the Scene
Edit Module

Advertisement

3 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Ada Street

Wow. Talk about a diamond in the rough. On Saturday, we sent our photographer to a lonely industrial stretch west of Lincoln Park and just north of Goose Island…

Seen on the Scene

3 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Estate

Gone are the remnants of Slow Down: Life’s Too Short, the hamburger- and hot-dog-topped bar on Elston Avenue that closed in 2004. In their place: Estate, the sleek new riverside spot that opened its doors to the public on Leap Day…

Seen on the Scene

3 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Academy Awards Viewing Party at ZED451

There were no tuxes or sparkly dresses last night at ZED451 but there were plenty of Oscars handed out for $12 apiece—Oscar cocktails, that is (bourbon, muddled oranges and cranberries, simple syrup) at an Academy Awards viewing party in the River North restaurant and lounge…

Seen on the Scene

3 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…

Seen on the Scene
Edit Module