Posts tagged "speakeasy"

Chicago wouldn't be Chicago without Prohibition

Chicago wouldn't be Chicago without Prohibition
What would Chicago be like without alcohol? Whole neighborhoods wouldn’t exist! Well, from January 17, 1920 to December 4, 1933, alcohol was illegal in the United States. This time period was called prohibition, and it did not go well. Famous gangsters like Al Capone and Bugs Moran wreaked havoc on the city, making Chicago the... Read more »

How to enjoy Halloween weekend without getting hammered

How to enjoy Halloween weekend without getting hammered
Halloween weekend! Sure, you could go to a random bar party, pay $75 for well drinks and have someone dressed as Superman puke on you. Or, you could do something fun and creative this weekend! Leave it to the Everleigh Social Club to offer a full-frontal embrace to Halloween weekend with events on Friday, Saturday AND Sunday... Read more »

Did You Know, Chicago? The Jewelers Building

Did You Know, Chicago? The Jewelers Building
No matter how many years I live in Chicago, I still love going on those architectural cruises. One of my favorite buildings to see on the tour is 35 E. Wacker, formerly known as the Jeweler’s Building, facing the Chicago River. Aside from the fact that it’s a beautiful building with a fancy dome on top of... Read more »
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