Independence Week in Chicago Beer, July 4-7

Independence Week in Chicago Beer, July 4-7
Indeed there once was a "light" version of this cheapest of beers. The next best thing to "Dry January."

We have an inadvertent “Monday Holiday” again. Since many places tend to close on Mondays, I’m trying to highlight spots that are open. I’ll be adding to the list below as I hear more.

Some behind the scenes info: The coordinator of the ChicagoNow portal, Matty Schwer, was abruptly let go by the Tribune Co. this week. We were told that there would be some word on what will happen to “CN” going forward, but nothing yet. In the meanwhile, the front page headlines have not been updated all week. If it comes down to the site being closed down, I have some backup plans in place, but we may be out of communication for a few days. Yes, I would have to cough up some dough to be hosted on another provider, but there would be a lot less ads (I’m only allowed on Google ad, the one in the upper right corner). And you’d no longer have to see that pop-up about “Jenny McCarthy’s Son’s Friends’ Boners.”

Independence Day, July 4


Tuesday, July 5


Wednesday, July 6


Thursday, July 7


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