Music buffs have been flocking to aliveOne for more than 25 years to see local bands perform, compete in Monday night music trivia or just pick out tunes from the jukebox, which is entirely devoted to recordings of live music. Take advantage of half-price drinks offered daily while you watch a concert DVD, or come late for a weekend dance party. Order enough discounted cocktails and craft beer and you might work up the courage to join the Sunday comedy open mic.
Lincoln Park truly lives up to Chicago’s “city in a garden” motto, with its massive namesake park, long stretch of beaches, and free zoo and conservatory providing a perfect way to spend an entire day immersed in nature. But you shouldn’t head out as soon as the sun sets. The neighborhood offers an eclectic mix of nightlife destinations ranging from a cocktail bar offering tarot readings to a legendary blues club. You can take in the gorgeous views of Lake Michigan from a rooftop bar or get lost in another world at a pop-up focused beercade. Enjoy everything Lincoln Park has to offer by visiting one of these great bars.
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