Straight out of "Last Exit To Brooklyn," this border pub is on the dividing line between Lincoln Park and the soon ... More
Straight out of "Last Exit To Brooklyn," this border pub is on the dividing line between Lincoln Park and the soon to be eradicated Chicago Projects. Old jock straps, brassieres and women's shoes dangle from the ceiling. Floor mats adorn the tables and old 1970s living room mirrors are stuck to the walls with electrical tape. The legendary owner Sergio takes no lip and delivers every order with a sinister sneer, unless, that is, you are willing to tip him well. Otherwise, drinks are cheap and the party is always on with live jazz and rock on the weekends.
In the midst of big city fraudopulence real deal sustenance
By A Yahoo Contributor, 10/31/06
The music is home grown and ecclectic. Watch for the unbelievable 'tamale man' late on weekends and tuck in. Beg Serg to sing or just wait a few minutes. This is a joint for those who have heard the stories of the old days and been disappointed by what has replaced the original old town free stages. Are you sick and tired of eating out of the can culturally? You want something fresh off the vine tart and full of flavor? This is a place you can learn in.
If you go you will be truly entertained. I have never heard of a boring time at Weeds. The owner Sergio is the creative artist behind your drinking experience at Weeds. If your lucky Sergio will get on stage and share some words of wit or if there is a band try to get Sergio to sing Stormy Monday.
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