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Owner Tim Tuten quoted in the LA Times!

Hideout owner caught talking about the Hideout again in a review of City So Real, the new National Geographic series about our beautiful messed up city. Here’s the excerpt:

the proposed megadevelopment of the Lincoln Yards threatening the existence of a much-loved bar and venue, the Hideout, largely seen through the eyes of its owners, Katie and Tim Tuten. “We know that we are going against the captains of industry,” says Tim Tuten, about to give James’ series its title, “but we feel like in Chicago — ‘never a city so real’ — we’re the bar that Nelson Algren went to, we fight above our weight classes in Chicago.” (“Never a city so real” is a paraphrase of Algren’s description of the city: “Like loving a woman with a broken nose, you may well find lovelier lovelies. But never a lovely so real.”)

Read the full review here.

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