The tradition of drinking champagne from a lady's high heel shoe originated when Prince Henry of Prussia visited the Everleigh Club.
April 25 at 8:43 PM
Chicago's first tavern, "Wolf Tavern," received its liquor license in 1829, years before the city was incorporated.
January 16 at 10:07 PM
Wolf Point was named after a tavern built there in 1823. The tavern was named after either a Potawatomi chief's nephew, Mo-a-way, or Elijah Wentworth's alleged killing of a wolf in the tavern in 1830.
January 7 at 4:25 AM
Chicago scientist W.D. McNally had a hand in creating the breathalyzer in 1927.
January 5 at 8:47 PM
The favorite drink of Chicagoans during prohibition was called "yak-yak bourbon" and consisted of raw alcohol mixed with burnt sugar and iodine.
November 22 at 10:18 PM
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