About East Village
Chicago's East Village is located 10 minutes from Chicago's Loop area. Its main claim to fame is that it is the home of the White Sox and their stadium Comisky Park. (Chicagoans still call it that!). Though the White Sox have a large presents in this neighborhood the East Village offers a number of other entertainments and attractions. Arabia Cafe is overlooked on Milwaukee Avenue, but it offers something that's an exotic treat in Chicago. Visitors can experience smoking a hookah, enjoy a smoke, and have a smoothie, Moroccan tea or something from the coffee menu. They offer good conversation and interesting company. Another fixture of the East Village community is the Gold Star Bar. Where a bottle of beer is still cheap and tourist will experience what it is like to be a Chicagoan. This is not an ultra-swanky bar but the place has been around since Prohibition and ghost hunters will love some of the permanent patrons of that visit. High Dive is another interesting bar in the East Village. This edgy bar gives visitors velvety booths to lounge in or patron can hang out at the restored cooper and wood antique bar. The foods good here, but the fries are excellent. Eat them while patrons watch the White Sox on TV. While visiting Chicago's East Village, stop by the Stolen Buick Studios. This quirky photo gallery support local photographers and artists. For a few dollars, tourists can take home a memento of their trip that is unique.