From a century-old salon on the Mag Mile to a relaxed consuming den in River North, here are 10 bars at motels worth checking out—and into—now. From the very same legends who introduced Scofflaw to Chicago’s nightlife scene, Slippery Slope stepped in to fill Bonny’s footwear in 2014.

Burton Place is a neighborhood staple that provides 24 completely different draft beers and three flooring of fun in the coronary heart if Old Town. They’re open one year a year with a kitchen that stays up with you late into the night time. It’s all about the music at this lovable divey dance club. The first ground is at all times a source of Top 40 hits, however the basement gets further groovy with ’70s and ’80s throwback tunes enjoying all night. Step inside a nondescript warehouse to be transported to the city’s trendiest nightclub.

Picture, if you’ll, an upscale sports bar that additionally presents the bottle service of a membership, complete with confetti cannons and sparklers. There’s something simply comforting about seeing Miller’s Pub’s pink neon sign, proper beneath the El within the Loop.

Swing by early for drag reveals and viewing parties, and stick round on their big dance flooring with resident DJs and particular guests from throughout the globe. Charlie’s is a well-known, Western-themed offshoot of Northalsted for cowboys seeking to pack a pair extra hours of fun into their nights. There’s a drag present each night, and late-night karaoke and bingo to keep you going.

The ol’ Beaumont is one thing of a right of passage for DePaul college students and other 20-something-year-olds new to the bustling space. At the second, Butch Mcguire’s is simply open previous 2 a.m. On the weekends and requires proof of vaccination from all it is patrons during these late-night hours.