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The Sundays

More than any other time of the week, I find myself bar hopping on Sunday nights. It’s not that I don’t go out Fridays...

Football Flippin’ Out

Out of sympathy for the afflicted, my hatred for the Cowboys has settled down over the years into a low-level distaste seasoned with flecks...

Blocking the Brew

Years ago, I was obsessed with a real-time PC strategy game called Starcraft, in which you guided the actions of militaristic space colonists attempting...

Sidetracked with Sides

Are there any bars around here housed in an old Taco Bell? The reason I ask is because a.) that would be funny and...

Jamming at Gator’s

I’m just going to throw this out there: All the neon trim lining the eaves of the buildings on Race Street is kind of...

Naturally Peppy: A Sobering Fact

I noticed something during the three hours I spent at Lola’s Saloon on Saturday: People didn’t seem that drunk. I was there during the...
Art Institute's section design winner, Jean Gonzales.

Best Of On The Town 2014

Overall Drinking Establishment Critic’s choice: Shipping & Receiving, 201 S Calhoun St Want a place with live music, a chic urban vibe, respectable beer selection and...

Slowdown Showdown

One thing I love about dive bars is their apparent immunity to the caprices of time. So often they’re locked in whatever decade they...
Apparently, West 7th had a crazy back-to-school weekend.

Crowded Streets

Sunday night was kind of weird. My afternoon nap went way longer than I intended — essentially, I got ready for the evening at...

Wondercrust: Watch and Riff

When Mystery Science Theater 3000 debuted in 1988, did anyone mention that the show owed a huge debt to The Muppets? Because when I...