Visiting Chicago - Come for the pizza, stay for the pizza
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02-19-2013, 07:31 PM
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Chicago, IL
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Blues fan here from st louis, girlfriend got me tickets to the blues/hawks game april 4th in chicago.
first question: Does that gift give me instant grounds to marry her?
second question: On a more serious note, im just looking for a cool little bar to go to before the game that's within walking distance of the United Center where i wont have to sell my car just to be able to afford a few beers. Ive heard billy goat taverns pretty cool, just want a place with some cheap drinks and sports fan atmosphere where I can talk some hockey over a cold one before and after the game.
1) Yes, I'd say that puts her in the front running for sure.
2) Billy Goat is fine. I prefer
however . Billy Goat you can walk to the UC easily. West End you can to, but it's about a 20min walk, however they do have a shuttle to take fans to the game. Get to both places EARLY though to ensure you get a decent table while you are there.
If you like good beer, there is a good place down near where West End is again called "Beer Bistro" that you can go to after the game as well. They have a pretty long beer list.
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