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Where to Convene for Drinks Before Soldier Field Concert

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Where to Convene for Drinks Before Soldier Field Concert

We are attending the Luke Bryan show at Soldier Field on Labor Day weekend. We are staying at a hotel. Is there a festive place handy to Soldier Field where we can meet friends for drinks prior to the show?

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1. Re: Where to Convene for Drinks Before Soldier Field Concert

"Staying at a hotel".... Well that narrows it down to 256 places. Soldier Field is isolated on the east side of Lake Shore a Drive and surrounded by parking lots.

Edited: 6:18 pm, August 03, 2014
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2. Re: Where to Convene for Drinks Before Soldier Field Concert

I would meet at Kitty Osheas at the Hilton at 720 S. Michigan. It's close enough and there are always cabs lined up so you can grab one when you are ready.

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3. Re: Where to Convene for Drinks Before Soldier Field Concert

Thanks for the suggestion. I used to stay at the Hilton in the late 80's after it re-opened so I can definitely find it!

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4. Re: Where to Convene for Drinks Before Soldier Field Concert

www.chibarproject.com has a wealth of drinking options to choose from.

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5. Re: Where to Convene for Drinks Before Soldier Field Concert

We like Tapas Valencia at 1530 South State Street. It has a nice bar and good tapas (small plates) for snacking. You can read reviews on this site.

It's a mile walk to Soldier Field - the trick is that you have to cross Lake Shore Drive at Roosevelt Road (3-4 blocks north) or, the better way, walk a little south to 18th Street and cross at the pedestrian bridge where 18th Street ends at Calumet. You can plot the walk on www.maps.google.com by selecting the walking icon.

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6. Re: Where to Convene for Drinks Before Soldier Field Concert

Great info everybody! Thanks for all of the input.

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