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Category Archives: GLBT
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
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
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
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
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
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.