Barn & Company: A New Chicago BBQ Bar

You can smell the smoker used at Barn & Company, a BBQ bar, a block away. The atmosphere is overwhelmingly fun! The layout is as big as a barn, the lighting is warehouse-bright, and the wood walls are adorned with pigs…


Christopher Dunn, 20, is charged with attempted robbery and battery for trying to steal an iPhone from a CTA passenger and then hiding in a downtown bar. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

No Bond For Man Found Hiding In Bar After Failed iPhone Theft

A South Side man was ordered held without bond after being caught hiding in a Loop tavern after unsuccessfully trying to nab an iPhone from a CTA customer early Saturday.


Kevin Kern exclaims his love for darts at Moe's Tavern (credit: Mason Johnson/CBS)

Best Youthfully Hip Dart Bars

Darts. A word that is most definitely synonymous with old people and jolly old England. If you’re looking for a decent neighborhood bar with something more to do while you chug and sip, darts is one option that seems to be making a decent comeback in the Chicagoland area.


Home for sale, file. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Home Seller Offers To Pick Up Buyer’s Bar Tab

Lots of food and drink may seal an atypical deal on a north suburban Glenview home.



Best Northside Dance Spots For Awkward Nerds

I am a vile human being. The vilest..est… I’m a shoe gazer. The guy at a show that stands in the back, not moving; a statue that wards lovers of things like dancing, music, and fun, far, far away. Are you like me? Well, don’t fret, friend. There IS a place for us.


Uncle Fatty's

Bar Calls Off Party Celebrating Bin Laden’s Death

Uncle Fatty’s Rum Resort in the South Lakeview neighborhood has decided to call off a planned party celebrating the death of Osama bin Laden.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011

Oak Forest Hoax

Man Faces Charges After Standoff Hoax In Oak Forest

The man responsible for an elaborate hostage barricade hoax in Oak Forest is looking at serious charges, and the mayor of the south suburb is furious.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2011

A woman lights up. (file/AFP Getty Images)

Smoker Helps Foil Burglary In Tinley Park

An alert smoker outside a Tinley Park bar tipped police to a burglary in progress earlier this week.

WBBM Newsradio–02/18/2011

Pump Room

Items From Pump Room To Go Up For Auction

Chicagoans can own a piece of local history when fixtures from the famed Pump Room go on the auction block this coming Friday.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2011

Schiller Park Fire

Source: Man Found In Schiller Park Bar Fire Was Shot

A man found dead in a burning tavern early this morning in Schiller Park might have been murdered, a source tells Newsradio 780.


Schiller Park Fire

Source: Man Found In Schiller Park Bar Fire Was Shot

An extra-alarm fire broke out early this morning at a bar in near west suburban Schiller Park, and a body was found inside.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011

Will's Northwoods Tavern

Packers Fans To Flock To Lakeview Bar

Lakeview is most certainly Bears country, but at one bar in the area, hundreds of Packers fans will be flocking in Sunday to get some moral support and a little taste of home.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2011

Bar Glasses

Pregnant Woman Angry After Being Kicked Out Of Bar

A woman reportedly is considering contacting a lawyer, after a northwest suburban bar kicked her out because she’s pregnant.

WBBM Newsradio–01/12/2011