CHICAGO (CBS) — The Golden Dagger bar and live music venue in Lincoln Park was damaged by a fire early Friday morning.
The bar at 2447 N. Halsted St. reported the fire on its Facebook page. No employees or patrons were hurt, the bar said.READ MORE: Bucktown Woman Shaken After Being Carjacked During Saturday Morning Spree, And She's Not The First Victim In Her Family
But the bar sustained interior damage, and its employees will be out of work for some time to come.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dangerous Wind Chills For Next 2 Nights
A photo shared by the bar showed parts of the wall and ceiling apparently cut out and debris on the floor.
The Golden Dagger opened earlier this year in a building that Eater.com reported in April was 127 years old. It took over the former space of the Tonic Room, which Eater reported went out of business due to the COVID-19 pandemic.MORE NEWS: Chicago White Sox Take Action After CBS 2 Investigators Expose Parking Scam Outside Sports Venues: Fans Getting Ripped Off By Conmen, Then Hit With Parking Tickets
Golden Dagger owner Donnie Biggins has set up a GoFundMe to assist with the bar’s recovery.