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So you’ve either been glued to the TV every Monday, Thursday and Sunday since September, or you’ve been drinking napping your way through it. The NFL season is coming to a close on Sunday, and while some of you can’t wait for the game, some of you are just hoping for the end. So whether you want to watch every play, or make the Super Bowl another excuse for a great Sunday Funday, we have some Cheeky-approved …
Play Ball at River North's Posh New Sports BarDecember 18, 2012
Sporty and sleek. Here comes a haute heavy hitter! A new one-of-a-kind upscale sports bar, gastropub experience in Chicago has arrived. The official grand opening of Municipal Bar + Dining Company took place on Friday night and drew an all-star turnout. VIP arrivals on the red carpet included Brian Urlacher, Jonathan Toews, Major Wright, Charley Oakley, Al Montoya, and Chicago icon Michael Jordan, who still can wow a crowd like no one I’ve ever seen! I must admit, I did make my way over to the booth to snap a pic of “His Airness” chillin’ with Urlacher and friends. Media personalities Anna Davlantes, Lou Canellis, and Kelli Zink were amongst the … Read more
Not Just Another Sports BarSeptember 25, 2012
We know what you’re thinking. Schoolyard? Isn’t that a sports bar? And a college bar at that? Isn’t it just greasy wings and beer? C’mon, ladies! Would we ever steer you wrong? The location and menu makes Schoolyard Tavern one of our Cheeky favorites! Set on the corner of Southport and School, Schoolyard Tavern is away from the crazies of Wrigley, but close to the Southport buzz. It’s quietly tucked in the corner of the calm Lakeview neighborhood where people jog, walk and shop at the cute boutiques! Its outdoor patio, with wooden benches and iron wrought tables, creates a premiere spot for people watching and relaxing with the girls for … Read more
Sporty Game, Swanky CrowdSeptember 24, 2010
The Monday Night Football festivities have begun in bars across the city. Newly remodeled District in River North has teamed up with Sue Barakat to host a Monday Night Football event that caters to a hip after-work crowd of posh atmosphere-loving sports lovers. District Bar’s décor is sleek and modern and the crowd is more likely to come in heels and button ups than baseball caps and sneakers. The space is covered in black leather couches and chairs, dark shiny wood tables and 30+ flat screen TV’s are perched along the walls all playing the game simultaneously. During commercial breaks, the DJ spins hip hop and top 40 hits and continues … Read more