Director of games and retail Eric Garneau, chef Aaron McKay, Cards Against Humanity co-creator Max Temkin and escape room producer Nathan Allen are opening the Chicago Board Game Cafe in the Margies Candies building.Courtesy of Paul Strabbing

Cards Against Humanity Opening Chicago Board Game Cafe (And 2 Escape Rooms) In Margie’s Candies Building

The cafe, opening Jan. 10, will function like a full-service restaurant/bar. But, unlike a traditional eatery, diners will be able to choose from hundreds of games to play while they eat and drink.

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South Side Bike Rides Creating New Form Of Activism, Solidarity And Positivity For Black Cyclists

"Bike riding is an outward display of power, an outward display of freedom," one community organizer said.

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Illinois Extends Unemployment Benefits By 20 Weeks As Workers Struggle During Pandemic

People who have already gone through the typical 26 weeks of unemployment benefits can get the extension.

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‘Drag Race’ Queens Performing Drive-In Shows This Weekend At Soldier Field

"RuPaul's Drag Race" stars will pay homage to cult classics and other popular films in a drive-in theater performance.