On Saturday our photographer pointed his camera toward Bridgeport and captured what just might be the most inviting new (or new again) watering hole we’ve seen this year: Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar (or just “Maria’s,” for short). Browse the photos below, then read more about the bar in our nightlife guru’s report—a sneak peek from our November issue of Chicago, on newsstands later this week.


Photography: Jeff Schear