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Jun 26, 2021
Lake Shore Drive renamed

Lake Shore Drive renamed

Lake Shore Drive will now be named Jean Baptiste Point DuSable Lake Shore Drive to honor Chicago's first non-native settler in 1790. The Chicago City Council approved the renaming of Lake...

Lake Shore Drive renamed

Lake Shore Drive will now be named Jean Baptiste Point DuSable Lake Shore Drive to honor Chicago's first non-native settler in 1790. The Chicago City Council approved the renaming of Lake Shore Drive after the founder of Chicago who happens to be a black man. "I think it's emotional because there's a struggle over a street named after the founder of...

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Jun 07, 2021
Avli on the park

Avli on the park

Avli has just opened it’s fourth location, Avli on the park, in lakeshore east. 180 N. Field Blvd was the old home of the III Forks Steakhouse. This is a beautiful...

Avli on the park

Avli has just opened it’s fourth location, Avli on the park, in lakeshore east. 180 N. Field Blvd was the old home of the III Forks Steakhouse. This is a beautiful location in one of our favorite Chicago neighborhoods. Avli is a fast growing modern Greek dining empire by chef Louie Alexakis and sports anchor Lou Canellis.  The new 13,000-square-foot tavern is...

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May 21, 2021
Uproar in Old Town

Uproar in Old Town

We had the pleasure of checking out Uproar in Old Town and were very pleased with the food, music & atmosphere. Uproar’s space includes two bars and various drinking spaces with...

Uproar in Old Town

We had the pleasure of checking out Uproar in Old Town and were very pleased with the food, music & atmosphere. Uproar’s space includes two bars and various drinking spaces with lots of cool, bold, modern wallpaper and a large pink neon sign of a hand making a peace sign. There’s also a good size outdoor patio. Some of our favorite foods...

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May 11, 2021
The Navy Pier Flyover is now open!!

The Navy Pier Flyover is now open!!

The Navy Pier Flyover is now open, connecting the North and South sides of the Lakefront trail for the first time! This took a long time to build but it’s...

The Navy Pier Flyover is now open!!

The Navy Pier Flyover is now open, connecting the North and South sides of the Lakefront trail for the first time! This took a long time to build but it’s finally completed. Before today, pedestrians and bikers had to cross over two busy streets on the trail downtown. Now the trail stretches from Hollywood Ave to 71st uninterrupted.

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May 10, 2021
Andros Taverna

Andros Taverna

More than a year after leaving The Lettuce Entertain You restaurant group, Chef Doug Psaltis has returned with Andros Taverna, a Greek inspired restaurant in Logan Square. "This is a...

Andros Taverna

More than a year after leaving The Lettuce Entertain You restaurant group, Chef Doug Psaltis has returned with Andros Taverna, a Greek inspired restaurant in Logan Square. "This is a passion project we've been working on for years," said Psaltis. "I grew up eating the food at grandfathers Greek diner (Olympia Diner) and traveling around Greece. The restaurant is really...

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May 10, 2021
New South Loop Restaurant Apolonia Has Just Opened

New South Loop Restaurant Apolonia Has Just Opened

When we heard that chef and owner Stephen Gillanders was opening another restaurant we were super excited! His first restaurant S.K.Y. which opened in 2017 in Pilsen is one of our...

New South Loop Restaurant Apolonia Has Just Opened

When we heard that chef and owner Stephen Gillanders was opening another restaurant we were super excited! His first restaurant S.K.Y. which opened in 2017 in Pilsen is one of our favorites. Apolonia is a 5,300 square foot space, with 18 foot ceilings and was designed by his wife Seonkeung Yuk. Fun fact her initials spell out the name of the...

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