Category Archives: GLBT

Ready, Set, PRIDE

Starting this Friday, the city of Chicago kicks off its pride festivities. Plenty of parties, celebrations, and events merge the locals and visitors for this GLBT- filled weekend. While a majority of events will occur in the Boystown area, look … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat at Hydrate

As summer descends upon Chicago, hop on over to Hydrate, one of Boystown’s premier clubs located on Halsted St. On humid hot days, misters keep the waiting boys cool. Rotating resident D.J.s spin house and techno to the masses. Hydrate … Continue reading

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Discover GLBT-friendly Chicago with Jamie and Jessie

Take a visual tour through the neighborhoods of Chicago with Jamie and Jessie. And by the way, they are not together. Jamie and Jessie Are Not Together is the latest film by local filmmaker Wendy Jo Carlton. Though its Chicago … Continue reading

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Lay Low at Buck’s

There’s nothing glamorous about this Boystown watering hole. Welcome to Buck’s, a no-frills hangout situated in the heart of the North Halsted strip. I discovered it a few years back with a friend of mine. Not feeling like being packed … Continue reading

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Get Wilde in Chicago

Before heading out on the Boystown strip, hunker down at Wilde Bar and Restaurant. Cozy seating and dark wood adorns this pub, which is self-described as an “upscale Irish bar.” Located at 3130 N Broadway Ave, Chef Alan Katz dishes … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Andersonville

Grab the red line or the #22 Clark bus and take it to the heart of Andersonville. Originally settled by Swedish immigrants, today its allure lies in the bustling GLBT community that lines Clark between Foster and Bryn Mawr.

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Nerd Alert: Chicago GLBT Trivia Nights

Trivia seems to be the hot thing these days. Pretty much any night of the week, one can find a bar or pub that rewards the regurgitation of useless knowledge. Go to a sports bar and you’re sure to be … Continue reading

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