Archive for March 2018

The Magical Unicorn - March 2018 Blogapalooz-Hour

On the last Wednesday of every month, ChicagoNow bloggers participate in “Blogapalooz-Hour.” This is an optional writing exercise in which a topic is given to the bloggers and they have one hour to complete the post. The March 2018 topic: Write about an animal. It can be a pet. A fictional character. A pest in your house.... Read more »

Half Acre Goes the Whole Nine Yards

It’s been a minute since I visited Half Acre Beer Company, and it didn’t take long to realize I need to return sooner rather than later. The Lincoln Brewery tap room in the North Center neighborhood was bustling early afternoon on a Thursday, yet the service was top-notch. The venue is sleek, bright, and colorful with... Read more »

Nothing Rotten About The Bad Apple

The Bad Apple, located in the North Center neighborhood, is a great place to hang out solo or with a group. Don’t let the outside fool you, as it’s quite roomy inside. The venue offers a sizable craft beer list (25 drafts), along with 100+ bottles and 50+ cans. In addition, the food is something to... Read more »

Rock a Flight at Empirical Brewery

This industrial style brewery in Ravenswood is your home away from home. It’s spacious, funky, has oodles of board games, and Fido is welcome. The taproom would make an excellent venue for a party or after work gathering due to the open space. Food isn’t available; however, feel free to bring your own or have... Read more »

Tons of Suds at Links Taproom

I was drooling on the way to Links Taproom just thinking about all the suds I had to choose from. I knew it would be a daunting task trying to decide; however, I was up for the challenge. Links is conveniently located right near the Damen blue line stop in the middle of trendy Wicker... Read more »

Where to Drink Craft Beer in Austin

Since travel is my other passion, I decided to start sharing my craft beer destinations with you lovely people. I recently returned from Austin and it did not disappoint in the beer department. I stayed at a hostel downtown, and while there are more bars than you can shake a stick at in this area,... Read more »

Clark Street Cures What Ales You

Step into this casual River North bar and you will immediately feel at home. The venue is warm with exposed brick, high ceilings, and old style images adorning the back wall. The acoustics are perfect and I always enjoy the music selections. There are four TVs located behind the bar and a seasonal beer garden... Read more »