Before this week’s current round of press craziness, Mark Bazer invited the owners of the Hideout up onto the stage they built and quizzed them about the bars early days. Stories were told! Shots were drunk! Read more at Bazer’s WBEZ blog.
ALSO: The intrepid Robert Loerzel, intrigued by the flurry of nostalgia, poked around in the Trib’s archives to find out more about the early days of, if not the Hideout, the surrounding area. It doesn’t seem to have changed much.