I was sitting at the window table at the Bongo Room in Wicker Park, having a lazy Valentine’s Day brunch with my husband, when I saw a pop of red […]
“We’d just sit over pancakes and have these big dreams. … It’s amazing to see what so many of those women have become.”
The shop, run by former Lincoln Hall manager Nick Mayor and his wife, Jen Lemasters (a photo assistant at Threadless), specializes in new and used vinyl with a focus on garage and punk, and it will eventually host regular in-store performances.
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Just before he died the food writer R. W. Apple, Jr., recommended the Bongo Room for pancakes, says the New York Times.