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The No Exit Cafe was first opened here in 1967, going through chess, jazz, Go, and other phases along the way.
The No Exit Cafe was first opened here in 1967, going through chess, jazz, Go, and other phases along the way. Today, it has a stage in regular use (mostly weekends) for performances of all kinds, including political dance, theater, and sketch comedy, some of which have been highly acclaimed. It's run by the owners of the Heartland Cafe, which means that food and coffee are available.
6970 North Glenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
Performs original work and adaptations of adult ('A Room With A View') and children's ('The Stinky Cheese Man') literature; their motto is 'big stories, up close
Wide open spaces are here: room for soccer, basketball courts, and a public field for baseball (along with one non-public field)
They're new in the neighborhood, but the Side Project is quickly becoming one of Chicago's best storefront theaters
Aside from the tennis courts and the jogging paths, there are lots of interesting features to be found here: weeping trees left from this area's original incarnation as a swamp, a giant concrete sculpture for climbing, tennis courts, random public art installations, and best of all, the long pier leading out to an old lighthouse
This is the only survivor of the two homes Frank Lloyd Wright built in Rogers Park, commissioned by a local brick magnate
Less crowded than their neighboring beaches
Not a collection of informational exhibits about making clothes from the hides of cows
There's a pretty good playground here, and a modestly-sized beach
Currently in the process of moving to 6500 N Clark St, and closed during construction of the new space
The perfect size for a beach, with tennis courts and a cliff for contemplative strolls, picnic space and a modest strip of sand for swimmers