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The Whistler

The Whistler Reopening With New Cocktail Menu, Live Music After 19-Month Closure

The Logan Square bar is set to reopen Sept. 29. Staff will be checking proof of vaccination at the door.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Chicago’s Struggling Indie Venues See ‘Light At The End Of The Tunnel’ With $15 Billion Save Our Stages Bill

The relief bill is a positive sign, entertainment industry experts say, but its success will depend on how and when the money is doled out to closed venues.

Citywide

Logan Square Venues, Arts Groups Create Grant Program For Musicians Out Of Work During Pandemic

The organizers behind Sustain Chicago Music are seeking donations to give $1,000 grants to Chicago-area musicians.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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

Logan Square Artist Encourages Us To ‘Take Development More Seriously’ With Whistler Window Display

The artist, Jacqueline Frole, also wants to make people smile. "It's mostly supposed to be fun," she said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

The Whistler Turns 10, Celebrates With Live Sets And ‘Greatest Hits’ Cocktail Menu

The week-long celebration is a chance for The Whistler fans to bask in the bar's sameness.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale