Tag: Chicago History

Turning Craft Beer into a Chicago Beer

Turning Craft Beer into a Chicago Beer
Chicago is a town that is known for two things, traditionally, when it come to beer — Old Style and Budweiser.  The former is represented by the countless corner taverns adorned with a hanging Old Style sign. Meanwhile, Budweiser, and now it’s subsidiary Goose Island, are a big part of Cubs’ baseball lore, especially since... Read more »

Chicago's South Loop: Burger Bar Chicago..and a Little More.

  Tree-lined sidewalks, spacious parks, prairie wildflowers, fountains, spas, restaurant patios, and craft beer – the southward walk from Congress to Roosevelt on Michigan Ave is quickly becoming one of my favorites. Intertwined within the landscape are historical monuments displayed like sculptures in an Italian villa. Meanwhile, towering skyscrapers and new lofts sit aside historical buildings;... Read more »
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