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Club KraveClub Krave
Don't be afraid to Look $5 Long Island $12 domestic buckets $16 import buckets

Big ChicksBig Chicks
$3 pints of Miller Lite - $4 pints of Blue Moon

"COSMIX" w/DJ Greg Haus til 4am. Electronica/Indie Alternative dance music and video $3 Berlin Bombs (now with Absolut), $5 Tropical Sex pints, $4 Honey flavored whiskey (Jack/Jim), $4 Corona, $5 Malibu, $6 Absolut

Progress BarProgress Bar
No Cover and a great eclectic mix of people

Hamburger Mary'sHamburger Mary's
Fruity Friday - $5 Pints of Mary's yummy "FRUIT PUNCH" cocktail!


Lucky Horseshoe LoungeLucky Horseshoe Lounge
Chicago's biggest & best line-up of male dancers-start at 4PM

The ClosetThe Closet
$5 Jameson and Bomb Shots $3.50 Pints of Miller Lite $3.50 Shock Tops

Mary's AtticMary's Attic
$5 Mary Punch, $2 House Shots

Broadway Youth CenterBroadway Youth Center
6PM-9PM: Friday Drop In, A safe space for youth, includes education and support groups, anonymous HIV testing and medical care.

Center on HalstedCenter on Halsted
Man Cave - Masculine identified Trans 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Beauties & Beaus, 9:30pm, hot male dancers and female impersonators. See for more details

The GlenwoodThe Glenwood
$5 Altos margaritas

Open 3pm T.G.I.F. SHOW TUNES 5-9pm Friday Night Fun after 'til 2am

FINALLY FRIDAY Raffle at 8pm

DS Tequila CompanyDS Tequila Company
Fiesta Fridays: 1/2 off Appetizers 4pm-7pm $10 Fiesta Bowls all night

Bi-Polar Friday * Male Dancers @10:30pm * DJ Eric Hall * $5 Fireballs

The SoFo TapThe SoFo Tap
Free Food 3:30pm - 7pm

$15 Absolut Pink Lemonade Pitchers $15 Absolut Blue Hawaiian Pitchers $5 Bacardi Bombs

Club EscapeClub Escape
Fridays After Work Set TGIF

Spyners PubSpyners Pub
$3.50 Stella Artois

The CallThe Call
$5 Skyy Cocktails, $4.50 Stella Bottles & $2 DeKuyper Shots

Free Dance Lessons with Kyle 9PM Men of Charlies Contest, the First Friday of Each Month at 10PM.

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper ClubKit Kat Lounge & Supper Club
$30 three course prix-fixe menu - Includes a martini, salad and entree

Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)
Half Price Martinis

Baton Show LoungeBaton Show Lounge
Shows at 8:30pm, 10:30pm and 12:30am.

R Public HouseR Public House
Fish Fry Friday

Scarlet BarScarlet Bar
A Current Affair - Weekly Theme Party Monthly Dance off Pants off Party DJ Dolo $5 Well Cocktails

Bobby Love'sBobby Love's
Karaoke Night $6 Absolute Vodka Cocktails

Dick's R U CrazeeDick's R U Crazee
Margarita Fridays $2.50



Saturday September 26th

Chicago Fashion Week Avant Garde competition
Time: TBA

Avant Garde is a competitive initiative brought to you by FashionBar Chicago to be held during CHICAGO FASHION WEEK powered by FashionBar LLC (Spring/Summer Collection) held yearly in October during our finale show of fashion week. The theme of the competition is Chicago's cityscape. Designers are challenged to utilize the vast city architecture, culture, diversity, lake front and landmark's that make Chicago a global cosmopolitan city. The winner will receive a $1,000.00 of FashionBar's business consulting services to help grow your business. A consulting award and a certification for creative and original work based on theme. The judging is based on coherence with the theme, skill level, creativity, artful expressiveness and overall execution. The competition is open to designers from the Greater Chicagoland Area. Participants will not only represent themselves, but also their designer brand. Candidates must be a current resident of Illinois and can be professionally employed in the design industry at the time of the submission of their project. Candidates must design their own original projects completely by themselves. Candidates must follow the design and specifications outlined in their application for realization of their final project. Registration must be submitted on an individual basis. Online registration, applications, and final projects received after the deadlines will not be accepted. Projects selected in the Avant Garde competition cannot be presented in another competition during the year 2016/2017. Projects selected in the Avant Garde competition cannot be exhibited and published without the written mention of FashionBar Chicago: selected or awarded for the Avant Garde Competition 2020. STEP ONE) Registration Begins NOW: Review the following key steps to begin your submission process. If you have any questions, please email us at: STEP TWO) The Deadline to receive all submission applications is September 12th! The application materials should be completed as listed below. ~1 page for the introduction of the idea/theme/concept ~1 page for initial design ideas ~1 page for design development ~1 page for hair and make-up inspiration submitted to sponsored salon ~1 page for manufacturing process ~1 page detailing written concept (maximum 100 words) ~1 page with image of your select model to represent your brand Format of each page: A4 (PLEASE COMBINE ALL 6 PAGES INTO SINGLE PDF DIGITAL DOCUMENT). Full name & email to appear on each page. Please email the required PDF documents to STEP THREE) Our Meet & Greet will take place on September 26th, 2020 @ Water Tower Place: All designers submitting to compete will be required to attain the Meet/Greet. Chicago based hair make-up and salon contacts to provide Hair and Make-up, Models, and Staff are all REQUIRED to attend to ensure overall design execution is achieved. Your sponsored salon will be required to receive in advance Hair and Make-up inspiration images to ensure quality is achieved during the competition. All candidates will have their Avant Garde garment submitted for evaluation. All garments submitted will be evaluated for construction and design prior to competing. STEP FOUR) September 12th: Deadline for all selected projects to be received. Late projects will not be accepted under any circumstances SIGN UP! BUILDING A FASHIONABLE CHICAGO Our Avante garde competition is yet another step towards building a fashionable Chicago. These events exist in order to propel the creativity of those involved and to create an outlet where designers can fully express themselves through their garments AVANT GARDE STYLE! 2019 WINNER "Robert Taylor Homes - A Chicago Housing Project" Designer: Nicole Daughtry

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