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Hideout Reopening In July After 16 Months — But It’ll Be Outdoors-Only For Now

The beloved dive bar is coming back with live music, veggie bingo and the release of "Closing Time," a re-recording of Tom Waits' debut album.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Help The Hideout Make It Through Winter By Picking Up Bar-Themed Ornaments, Puzzles And More

"We kind of pulled from all these things The Hideout has in it. Part of everything that we do is made by an actual artist who typically either ate, drank or was in a band at The Hideout."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

90 Percent Of Chicago’s Independent Music Venues Will Close Because Of Coronavirus, Desperate Owners Say

A haunting new video is highlighting the plight of independent music venues as owners call on Congress to save them.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Music Venues, Theaters Keeping Doors Shut As City Reopens: ‘More Cost-Effective To Stay Closed’

Despite being allowed to reopen Friday, most concert venues and theaters are remaining closed. Here's why.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

First To Close, Last To Open: Will Chicago’s Independent Music Venues Survive The Coronavirus?

The owners of Chicago's music venues say federal relief efforts won't help them survive unless changes are made — and they're asking music fans to amplify their message.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

The Hideout Looks To Raise Money For Venue, Local Artists With Special Edition Postcards

The postcards were made by five local artists who will receive 30 percent of the proceeds.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Chicago’s Indie Music Venues Need Your Help. Here’s A List Of Fundraisers

From Hyde Park to Uptown to Logan Square, Chicago’s independent music venues are struggling because of the coronavirus shutdown.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Hideout Bartender Launches Free Meal Service For Workers Impacted By Coronavirus Shutdown

Jessica Romanowski, a private chef by day and bartender by night, is delivering meals to people who need them. Here's how you can help her feed more people.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

The Hideout Closes Through Late March Due To Coronavirus, Urges Patrons To Tip Workers Online

"Workers across the hospitality industry — whose livelihoods depend on people gathering together — are suffering the immediate health and economic effects," the owners wrote.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Fight To Stop $1.3 Billion Tax Subsidy For Lincoln Yards Returns To Court

Regardless of the outcome of the lawsuit, organizers hope the city will seek a "serious, systemic reform" of TIFs.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Lincoln Yards Developer Sterling Bay Will Unveil ‘Fleet Fields’ Soccer Fields This Weekend (PHOTOS)

It is unknown whether the developer will construct a school, library or community center as previously promised.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

What Are These Soccer Fields Popping Up At Lincoln Yards? Ald. Hopkins Announces Fleet Fields

The sports fields will be completed by July 28, the alderman said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Lincoln Yards Protesters Feeling Weary, But They Have Not Given Up The Fight

"We are taking what would normally be a five-minute rubber-stamp session and we are turning it into a five-hour ordeal of shame," Hideout owner Tim Tuten said.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

The Hideout Could Get Landmark Status, But Supporters Still Want Lincoln Yards Plan To Slow Down

Dozens of the bar's supporters showed up to let Ald. Brian Hopkins and city officials know they're paying attention, and not going anywhere.

Lincoln Park, Old Town