Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Check out these holiday specials in Palos, Mount Greenwood and Oak Lawn.
If you want to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at your local pub this weekend, but don't want to overspend, check out these local bars that are offering holiday specials. Hackney's 9550 W. 123rd St., Palos Park The bar will offer green Miller Lites for $3.50 and pints of Guiness for $5.95. A Celtic Lemonade (Jameson and lemonade) is $6.95 and a Dublin Martini or Shamrock Martini is $7.95. Hackney's will also serve corned beef and cabbage. Lawlor's Bar 3636 W. 111th St., Chicago Stop by for $12 buckets and a corned beef dinner. 115 Bourbon Street 3359 W. 115th St., Merrionette Park The bar will be serving Green River soda. Other weekend specials include $2 Miller High Lifes on Friday, $4 Hurricanes on Saturday and $3 Bloody Marys and $2 Mimosas…
Monday, February 25, 2013
Ex-Londoner chosen as Elvis tribute artist of 2013; Oak Lawn man voted "People's Choice" winner in Windy City competition.
Elvis tribute artists from around the country were taking care of business at 115 Bourbon Street to choose Chicago’s best Elvis impressionist of 2013 this weekend. For two nights, 16 performers sang and gyrated their pelvises in the Windy City Elvis Tribute Artist Competition. Ex-Londoner Anthony Shore, who resides in Minneapolis, took first-place honors; with David Allen of Dallas and South Bend, IN’s Irv Kass rounding out the king’s court in second and third. Shore seemingly channeled the kind nailing a difficult version of "My Way" in a rich baritone eerily reminscent of Elvis's. "He was the world's greatest entertainer," Shore told the packed house, whose British accent sounded more like Ringo's. "Everyone in the world knows who Elvis …
Monday, February 18, 2013
Supporter of this year's South Side Irish Parade held a fundraiser at 115 Bourbon Street Friday night. Watch our video highlights to relive all the night's sites and sounds.
The South Side Irish Parade season kicked off Friday night at a pre-parade fundraiser. The event at 115 Bourbon Street brought out about 1,200 attendees. Money raised goes toward the cost of hosting the parade. Patch was on hand capturing all the night's excitement. Read: Patch Photo Booth: South Side Irish Pre-Parade Party The big parade takes place Sunday, March 10 on Western Avenue. This is its second year back after a brief hiatus. The Chicago City Council recently passed an ordinance imposing harsher fines on drinking at parades. The committee has been stressing the family-friendly nature of the rebooted parade and this year will add a one mile race down Western before the parade steps off. This year's parade will honor local …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Patch set up shop at Friday's fundraiser for the South Side Irish Parade.
We can't pass up a good party and what better way to mingle with our readers than at a pre-parade fundraiser. The South Side Irish Parade Committee held their big pre-parade party Friday night at 115 Bourbon Street. Our photo booth was the happening spot for those looking to indulge in their silly side. If you are featured in a photo, feel free to download it for yourself.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The pre-parade event will featuring live music, food and drink goes down Friday night at 115 Bourbon Street.
Monday, August 20, 2012
Nearly 2,000 people filled 115 Bourbon Street Saturday, Aug. 18, to shower love over Mary Cate Lynch, an 8-month-old born with rare Apert Syndrome.
This is South Side, some said. This is who we are. Nearly 2,000 Southland residents filed into 115 Bourbon Street to show support for one tiny member of the community—8-month-old Mary Cate Lynch. Mary Cate, whose family resides in Beverly, was born with Apert Syndrome. She is one of 25 children born in the U.S. each year with the syndrome, which is visible in malformations of the skull, face, hands and feet. Friends and family organized the fundraiser to help offset medical costs for Mary Cate, who will face up to 60 corrective surgeries and numerous therapies into her 20s—some of which have already begun. Read more about Mary Cate's condition and the journey ahead of her. Mary Cate's mother Kerry, an Evergreen Park native and father …