I can’t help but smile when I enter Your Happy Place Liquors. I feel instant joy seeing works of art by local artists throughout, along with a splash of yellow walls. There are other goods from artists for sale, like sticker packs. The owners have an appreciation for the arts, and it shows. And, who can deny that all these pretty bottles of wine don’t make you happy?
Sit down and have a cold one
This liquor store has it all — wine, beer, spirits, cider, kombucha, and cigars. There’s comfortable seating, and everything is neatly arranged. You can buy a beverage to drink while you are browsing. During this visit, I chose a refreshing Hazed and Infused Hazy IPA from Boulder Beer.
Brain Killer in person
I had the pleasure of attending an artist reception for Brian Keller, Chicago’s very own Brain Killer. His colorful pop art brought extra life to the walls. It was great to meet Brian, but I’m disappointed I didn’t get photos of him (too focused on the art). He wears many hats including producer, director, and artist. Catch his imaginative work at Your Happy Place until November.
The Congress Theater is alive
Brian currently has a feature wall at the Congress Theater. The theater is still temporarily closed; however, it isn’t easy to forget thanks to Project Congress. The art changes regularly, so check his terrific piece out soon.
Other important stuff
No time to shop? You can order online for delivery or pickup. Gift cards are available to make holiday gift-giving fun and easy. Learn about upcoming events by following Your Happy Place on Facebook and Instagram.
If you are an artist interested in having your work displayed here, make contact on social media or stop in person to say hi. Your Happy Place is in Logan Square at 2501a North Milwaukee Avenue. Cheers!