Thursday, December 19, 2013

Wrapping Up The Holidays In One Fell Swoop

Carnivale hosts lively, Latin-inspired Christmas Eve and Christmas dinners. (Photo: Carnivale)

I'm certain you've had your share of celebrating this season, but why not take it to the next level with a number of cocktails made just for Christmas?

Instead of the usual eggnog or Champagne cocktail, I highly encourage you to indulge in the 12 Drinks of Christmas, which range from a hot Mexican punch from Punch House to Signature Lounge's Bourbon Apple Spice.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Yes, Virginia, Chivalry Still Exists In Chicago

Public House doorman Ralph Wieczkowski (Photo: Facebook)

Chicago nightclub doormen typically get a bad rap, but not this time. Public House door guy Ralph Wieczkowski not only helped a damsel in distress who couldn't find a taxi during the frigid temperatures Saturday night, but he also paid her fare—out of his own pocket.

"Bonita" was so grateful that she tweeted about it:

Sunday, December 8, 2013

This Is How One Wrigleyville Bar Honored World War II Vets Of Pearl Harbor Over The Weekend


Classy group of guys over at Murphy's Bleachers, eh?!

An interesting little tidbit is that the tavern was built in the late 1930s, during the actual World War II. Also, note the tribute to World War II heroes on the right side of the photo. Original owner Ernie Pareti has GOT to be turning over in his grave.