The 21 recently opened bars where you should be drinking.
Tag: Crown Tap Room
There’s a happy crab on the gig poster of the week
This week’s gig poster was created by designer Chema Skandal.
Winter Block Party, Art Institute After Dark, Bowie Night, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend
Restaurant Week, the Travel and Adventure Show, and other weekend happenings from January 22-24.
Crown Tap and Best Intentions are dive bars no more
Marble gets a name change and Crown Tap gets (another) facelift.
Best hot dice
Crown Tap Room 2821 N. Milwaukee 773-252-9741 There are hundreds of ways to get fall-over hammered at a local drinking establishment. And so many of them involve a fiery-eyed yahoo—someone you likely met that same night—demanding “Shots!” A staggered line of shot glasses on top of a well-worn bar isn’t as much a slippery slope […]
A Chicago-style hot dog cocktail, courtesy of a California Clipper bartender
Challenged to create a cocktail with celery salt, the California Clipper’s Anthony Mitchell puts it both in and on the drink—in the form of a mini Chicago-style hot dog.
A cocktail made with Logan Theatre popcorn butter courtesy of a Crown Tap Room bartender
Challenged to create a cocktail with movie theater popcorn butter, Ryan Murphy of Crown Tap Room has some disasters before settling on a riff on the Ramos Fizz.
Cacaw’s new Robes
The local band drops Bat Skin on cassette. Plus: new four-piece Alma Negra marries garage and metal, and Josh Eustis of Telefon Tel Aviv opens an LA studio with a tool
Local Release Roundup
Overflow from Hollywood Holt, dead-on indie cool from Black Math,
a great 15 seconds from Architecture, and more
The List: August 19-25, 2010
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Clare & the Reasons, Slayer, Unsane, Rayon Beach, the A Frames, and more
The List: August 5-11, 2010
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Night Gallery, Phosphorescent, Cephalic Carnage and Decrepit Birth, Vox Arcana, and more