Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2019-01-16
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

SEVEN Dance Club, set to open in former Spin Nightclub
by Ross Forman, Windy City Times
2015-06-20

facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email


The final piece of the former Spin Nightclub puzzle is SEVEN Dance Club, set to open at the end of June at 3206 N. Halsted St., Windy City Times has learned.

SEVEN will feature an array of live entertainment and what it is promoting as Chicago's best DJs seven days a week.

SEVEN is the third and final establishment housed in the now-closed Spin, and the space has reportedly been completely gutted and rebuilt with top-of-the-line sound and visuals. Manhole is back, open yet again, along with newcomer The Den Cocktail Bar, a 1920s men's social-club lounge with cocktails curated by Elixir's Vlad Novikov, and recipes from the Old Waldorf Astoria Bar Book. Manhole, which caters to the leather and fetish crowd, complete with a dress code—or lack thereof, some may say, in reference to clothing—also features offerings for sale from Full Kit Gear.

Spin, of course, was a longtime Boystown landmark, certainly known for the gigantic rainbow flag that hung from the building during Pride—and it closed in May 2014. Spin owner David Gassman sold the venue to new owners, both straight, who opened Chloe's and Whiskey Trust.

However, both clubs failed; despite signage, they are long gone, now just part Boystown lore.

LKH Management now runs Manhole, The Den and SEVEN as well as Hydrate, Replay Beer & Bourbon, Halsted's and Elixir—all in Boystown.

"Sean Kotwa has been leading the effort to create what is going to be the newest, most exciting destination on Halsted Street, and we really look forward to introducing more [about SEVEN] very, very shortly," Mark Liberson, president of LKH Management, said June 20 while working at Pride Fest.

Liberson would not expand on why it is being called SEVEN.

A 30-second promotional video for SEVEN says nothing of Chicago or the space but, rather, teases things associated with seven, such as days, chakras, seas, wonders and sins.

LKH also is opening a new Elixir and Replay in Andersonville, and both are expected to open in late July or early August, Liberson said.

Guests who are interested in attending preview and grand opening events may sign up at www.whatisseven.com .


facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email





Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

SPRING THEATER PREVIEW Debra Barsha gives people 'A Taste of Things to Come' 2018-03-21 - How many musicals out there can boast an all-female cast, creative team, orchestra, and a topic that celebrates intersectional feminist stories with humor ...


Gay News

Forum on LGBTQ bars on Jan. 26 2017-01-18 - Out at CHM—the Chicago History Museum's annual three-event series exploring LGBTQ issues—is launching its 14th year of programming with "Our Bars: Community, Safety, ...


Gay News

Event brings bar community 'Out of the Bars and Into the Streets' 2016-11-07 - Chicago Votes and Organized Grime combined forces Nov. 5 to encourage the Windy City's LGBTQ nightlife community to join together and make their ...


Gay News

'Out of the Bars' voting effort, Sat., Nov. 5 2016-11-02 - In this tempestuous election year, having our voices heard is more important than, perhaps, ever before. Chicago's bar community is aiding in that ...


Gay News

'Out of the Bars' voting event Nov. 5 in Boystown 2016-11-01 - In a "get out the vote" campaign, Chicago Votes and Organized Grime Crew have put together "Out of the Bars and Into the ...


Gay News

OUTspoken LGBT storytelling at Sidetrack marks 2 years Aug 2 2016-07-19 - Retell. Relive. Relate. OUTspoken!, Chicago's monthly evening of LGBTQ Storytelling celebrates its two-year anniversary on Tuesday, August 2. Our August evening of storytelling ...


Gay News

Boyer celebrates 40 years 'behind bars' 2016-04-20 - Members of the leather/fetish and bar communities gathered Friday, April 15, at Touche to honor manager David Boyer on his four decades in ...


Gay News

Parole hearing discrimination keeps trans prisoners behind bars, advocates say 2016-04-13 - Rickie Blue-Sky will appear before the California parole board on Wednesday. He has spent the past 32 years in prison for an act ...


Gay News

Three bars to fill space of former Spin nightclub 2015-05-09 - Spin Nightclub is gone, still. Whiskey Trust and Chloe's are gone, no doubt for good. Manhole is coming back, ...


Gay News

Owners: Manhole and Whiskey Trust closing 'temporarily' 2014-12-12 - LKH Management ( Hydrate, Replay, Elixir, Halsted's ) assumed management of both Chloe's ( now Manhole ) and Whiskey Trust at the end ...


 



Copyright © 2019 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.