Nightlife

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Howl at the Moon is a high-energy dueling piano bar located in the River North area, performing live music 7 nights a week.

Located in Chicago’s Trendy River North neighborhood this swanky two level bar has become a local and tourist’s favorite hot spot. Added amenities include live music entertainment performing top notch shows followed by high-energy after-hours sets from Chicago local DJs.

Named “One of the Sexiest Places in the World” by Cosmopolitan Magazine, The Underground not only holds true to the name but also the reputation, as guests descend into our subterranean world of unforgettable fun. Conveniently located in the trendy River North neighborhood and steps from Michigan Avenue, two unique spaces within the venue provide an expansive playground for up to 450 guests (reception-style).

With a secret alleyway entrance, Three Dots and a Dash is a speakeasy-style take on the traditional tiki bar—ready to transport you to the bygone eras of Trader Vic, Stephen Crane and Don the Beachcomber. Descend underground to discover a retro subterranean hideaway with an island vibe, classic and original tiki cocktails, more than 200 different rums and a small menu of Polynesian-inspired bites.

Brought to Chicago by the James Beard nominated Concentrics Restaurant Group, VU Chicago is a 13,000 Sq Ft Concept located 22 stories above bustling McCormick Place. VU Offers modern design, a chef driven menu and beverage program and unparalleled views of the lake and downtown. The bird’s eye location is designed for al fresco and indoor drinking, dining, and lounging with soft seating, fire pits, a wood fired oven, and several private event areas such as a karaoke room, board room, and club bar.

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