Posts tagged "Prohibition"

Happy Repeal Day! Celebrate the end of Prohibition at one of these famous ex-speakeasies.

Happy Repeal Day! Celebrate the end of Prohibition at one of these famous ex-speakeasies.
Happy Repeal Day! On December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment to the Constitution was passed, ending the famous era known as Prohibition. Can you believe that for 13 years, alcohol was illegal in the United States? Prohibition was a wild time in Chicago, but fortunately you can now visit your favorite bar without worrying about... Read more »

Have you been to Chicago's oldest bar?

Have you been to Chicago's oldest bar?
I always thought the The Burwood Tap was the oldest bar in Chicago, but I was corrected this weekend: The oldest bar in Chicago is actually Schaller’s Pump. Schaller’s Pump opened in the 1881 and has been a Bridgeport staple ever since. I did a little digging, and found some very interesting facts about this... Read more »