October 26, 2011
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September 3, 2013 |
Two men were arrested Monday morning on charges of assaulting two men outside of The Mid, a nighclub on Halsted Street, county prosecutors said. One man was allegedly stabbed in the butt during the scuffle, leaving an inch-deep puncture wound. George Vitzileos, 23, and Thomas Vitzileos, 21, who are related and live together in Portage Park, were arrested early Monday morning on two counts of aggravated battery after both men were accused of starting a fight up the block from The Mid's 221 N. Halsted St. location according to court records.
February 13, 2013 |
Love it or hate it, Excalibur has been a fixture of River North's club scene since it opened in 1989. Twenty-four years is an eternity in nightlife time, and the club's owners decided this winter that it was time for a reboot. Come March 1, Excalibur and the adjacent club Vision will be retired, and night owls can shake it at a new hangout, Castle . After a six-month renovation, Castle will debut as an expansive club with five separate "environments," from a first-floor pub to a fifth-floor dance club with new audio-visual...
June 10, 2013 |
As anyone's who stood outside a club in snowy, rainy or windy Chicago weather can attest, waiting in line sucks. Frequent clubgoers and friends of the club promoter might have a free pass, but a new app called Own the Night hopes to extend the VIP treatment to regular clubgoers - provided they have a sufficient bank account. Billed by founder Kevin Yu as a "black card for nightlife," the Own the Night app aims to reward affluent partygoers with perks such as no cover, VIP admission and free drinks at Chicago clubs and bars.
July 24, 2012 |
Board Room 343 W. Erie St. 312-972-9882 The name may say business, but you won't be getting much work done at this intimate nightclub where go-go dancers keep the party going from their perch behind the bar and high-rollers drop big money on magnum bottles of champagne. Crescendo 222 W. Ontario St. 312-787-6060 Dancers, bottle service, VIP tables, house DJs - this late-night club has all the nightclub staples and has been drawing crowds for years. Keep tabs on the club's Twitter and Facebook pages for updates on theme nights.
May 22, 2013 |
Leather Market When: Noon to 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday Where: Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, 540 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago and Grand Ballrooms, 5th and 7th floors. The Leather Market is the social epicenter of IML weekend and provides a welcoming atmosphere, especially for newbies, to become acquainted with leather and fetish culture. Open to the public. Cost: $5 suggested donation with all of the proceed benefiting the Leather Archives & Museum.