Happy Holidays from Boystown! This weekend join in the winter celebrations: at Sidetrack and Lark for Ugly Sweater Parties, Onesie Party at Replay, Pop Star Christmas at Scarlet, Singalong Holiday Brunch at Kit Kat, and Holday Party at the North End. Don’t forget your Boystown New Year’s Eve plans!
Handmade durable construction from upcycled Chicago Pride Fest and Northalsted Market Days street pole banners. All proceeds benefit the Lakeview Employment Group, a non-profit charity helping at risk youth & adults with employment challenges.
Fajita Factory is now open!
Fajita Factory at 3445 N. Halsted is open! The new Hot Mess Express in Boystown. A worldly take on fajitas, a wide selection of empanadas, and chip dipping options with guacamole bar. Drink menu includes Chili Mango Margaritas, Basil Watermelon Mojitos and Frozen White Peach Sangrias.
Casual and quick counter service with portions to make your head spin!
Elevate Coffee (formerly Yefseis Cafe)
Yefseis cafe has been the go-to coffee shop in Boystown for almost a decade, now reborn as Elevate Coffee. An updated look and new coffee experience complete with cozy atmosphere, cool music, lots of plugs, super fast wifi and the best coffee and house made pastries in town. Have a seat & lift your spirits at Elevate Coffee (across from Sidetrack).
Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club
Jingle all the way! Sunday 12/23 – Do those holiday jingles always get stuck in your head? Come sing ’em out loud at Kit Kat Lounge with Madam X at our Holiday Sing-A-Long Brunch!
Ornaments at The Leigh Gallery
Hand Painted Mini Canvas, Hand Blown Glass Balls & Saucers AND Bone China Northalsted Pylon ornaments! These are so good looking and meant for year-round display!
Also, many original art work gifts under $100.00! Plus Hostess Gifts and stocking stuffers! We proudly accept the Northalsted Gift Cards- order yours today for a 20% savings! (click image for link)
Northalsted Dental Spa
Christmas Special – $100 off whitening, regular $350, until 12/29.
Don’t forget to drop off new, unwrapped toys to our drop-off location by December 22nd! All toys will be donated to Toys for Tots. Toys for all ages are welcomed!
Pride Arts Center
The musical of an elf who must leave the North Pole to find a new home after Santa Claus retires has itself found a new home for its fourth annual incarnation. BARNEY THE ELF, Bryan Renaud and Emily Schmidt’s LGBTQ-themed musical inspired by the ELF feature film, will be staged in the Broadway theatre of the Pride Arts Center from 12/14 through 1/6. Michael D Graham will direct the production.
FRESH: Fridays at Scarlet are 2 hour parties celebrating artists and their latest releases and announcements!
Join us for this special edition Friday 12/21 celebrating all of your favorite Pop Stars’ Christmas music!
Sunday 12/23 – THE MONSTER RAVE Join us for a night celebrating the one and only Mother Monster, LADY GAGA! We will be featuring all of her biggest hits, fan favorites, unreleased and rare mixes.
Christmas is just around the corner. Gift certificates available in any denomination you need.
Because we focus on hair color only, all our time and passion is devoted to learning, perfecting and creating trends in the world of hair color. Education and an artistic eye is the way to beautiful hair but by combining that with a scientific approach we can provide you solutions to consistency, saving time and money.
Call for an appointment today! (773) 770-5198
Earth’s Kitchen Winter Deals
Happy First Day of Winter! We would like to offer our loyal EK customers some deals this winter. Who doesn’t like to save a dollar or two!
- Order directly on Earth’s Kitchen Website and use promo code EK15… receive 15% off your entire bill.
- Dine in with us and pay cash… receive 10% off your entire bill.
- Call directly to place a pick up or delivery order receive 10% off… but if you pay in cash receive 15% off. Please mention your method of payment when calling so we can discount accordingly.
(773) 648-6000 chiearthskitchen.com This offer is good until March 2019!
Get Saucy every Sunday Night!
Join us Friday 12/21 for RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 4 with our hosts T Rex and RPDR alumni Shea Couleé and AS4 Contestant Gia Gunn!
Doors open at 5PM New episode begins at 7PM. Meet & Greet at 10PM. Performances beginning at 11:30PM!
Double Trip Press
Double Trip Press is a premium letterpress studio located in the heart of Chicago’s East Lakeview neighborhood. Since the beginning, we have dedicated ourselves not only to the highest quality letterpress printing, but our truly custom design and typography. Our small team of skilled artisans print one color at a time, one print at a time, on vintage printing presses.
The Lucky Horseshoe Lounge
G Cole take over the deck at 11:30 sharp!
This Chicago native is setting quite the buzz in the DJ scene.
Originally hailing from Orange County, Grantham Cole has always had a passion for music and he started producing his own original tracks and official remixes. Major influences such as Ralphi Rosario, Alyson Calagna, and Pagano have helped mold his dynamic style.
Drew’s On Halsted
Spend NYE at Drew’s for an amazing 3 course dinner! Check out the MENU (PDF). Call for reservations.
Trickery Magic Show
Chicago’s most entertaining magic show! Affordable, amazing, hilarious, BYOB, intimate, and HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Thursday – Sunday weekly shows. Reservations recommended.
Nice & Naughty this weekend at Steamworks.
If you don’t go to an Ugly Christmas Sweater brunch Saturday 12/22, is it really even the holidays? Pull out your ugliest Christmas sweater for a chance to win prizes at Lark! We’ll be serving drink specials all day featuring festive holiday cocktails alongside our tasty brunch menu. It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
The Chicago Diner
Perfect for stocking stuffers or including in your holiday cards, our gift cards allow you to give the gift of great food. Now with a bonus $20 card with your $100 card purchase! Our T-shirts and cookbook also make great gifts. All are available for purchase at both our restaurants as well as our online store.
Join us Saturday 12/22 for afternoon for the Ugly Sweater Party then on Wednesday 12/26 for our monthly Sync It night! featuring your favorite R&B Dance music from Beyoncé, Bruno, RiRi, The Weeknd, Janet, Whitney, Jason, Ariana and many more. Hosted by Dixie Lynn Cartwright, with sickening Drag performances by Eva Styles, O’laysia, Delikate Doll & Nicole Lynn Foxx.
Sunday 12/22 – put on your favorite onesie and head on over to Replay’s Grinchmas Onesie Party for Sunday Funday! Join our host Debbie Fox and DJ Gavin Quinn for some Holiday fun with music, food, and a contest for the best onesies!
The Playground Theater
Chicago’s best and only LIVE Film Critic Comedy Show is back with a holiday edition, Saturday 12/22, 7pm! Ignore the fact that Hanukkah will have been over for a full two weeks!!
The show is BYOB!! B some B if it is legal for you to do so!!! Let’s drink!
Monday 12/24 Disko TETRIS with DJ Alan Ray with special guest Tigris. Host: Mikki Miraj Electro House – Future House – Progressive House – Tech House. Festival / Gamer attire suggested.
The North End
David Jay Collins at Men’s Room Chicago
Give the gift of a feel good workout this Holiday Season! Purchase a $100 CTF gift card and receive a FREE tank or t-shirt NOW through 12/25.
Gift Cards can be purchased at all CrossTown Fitness locations or calling.
Big Jim’s / Little Jim’s
Daily Specials at
El Mariachi Tequila Bar
Revolucion Mexican Steakhouse
Our menu carries the legacy and flavor of New Artisan Neapolitan Style Pizza, using the old world ingredients, recipes and baking techniques of Naples. Other dining options include antipasti, salad, pasta and calzones. The restaurant also offers gift certificates.