WBEZ | Haymarket Pub and Brewery http://www.wbez.org/content/haymarket-pub-and-brewery Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en WBEZ Member Meet-up: I <3 Chicago Politics http://www.wbez.org/wbez-member-meet-i-111506 <p><p data-mce-style="text-align: left;" style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.6em;"><em data-mce-style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: medium; line-height: 1.6em;" style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: medium; line-height: 1.6em;"><strong>Don&rsquo;t have a date for Valentine&rsquo;s Day?</strong></em><span data-mce-style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: medium; line-height: 1.6em;" style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: medium; line-height: 1.6em;">&nbsp;Get ahead of the game and guarantee your spot in a room full of political nerds.&nbsp;</span><span data-mce-style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: medium; line-height: 20.7999992370605px;" style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: medium; line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">Politically minded WBEZ members are invited to a special live event celebrating your love of Chicago politics.</span></p><p style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.6em;"><span data-mce-style="color: #ff0000;" style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);"><strong><span data-mce-style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: medium; line-height: 1.6em;" style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: medium; line-height: 1.6em;">Note: This event is not just for single people, but you should be interested in beer and/or politics to fully enjoy.</span></strong></span></p><p style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.6em; text-align: center;"><strong style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height: 1.6em;">To register, visit&nbsp;</span><a href="http://iheartchipolitics.eventbrite.com">http://iheartchipolitics.eventbrite.com</a>!</span></span></strong></p><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/logo_0.png" title="" /></div><p style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.6em;"><span data-mce-style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: medium;" style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: medium;">WBEZ reporters&nbsp;<a data-mce-="" href="http://www.wbez.org/users/lchooljian-0" title="Lauren Chooljian"><strong>Lauren Chooljian</strong></a>&nbsp;and<a data-mce-="" href="http://www.wbez.org/users/tarnold-0" title="Tony Arnold"><strong>&nbsp;Tony Arnold</strong></a>&nbsp;will guide you through an evening of games and performances that are designed to leave you more informed about the Chicago political process (without taking it too seriously).&nbsp;</span><br /><br /><span data-mce-style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: medium;" style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: medium;">You&rsquo;ll start by hearing local political experts like Neil Steinberg, Kitty Kurth, Kevin Lampe and Richard Steele share stories on why they &ldquo;heart&rdquo; Chicago politics. After that,&nbsp;<a data-mce-="" href="http://www.53rdward.com/" target="_blank" title="Alderman Ed Bus"><strong>Alderman Ed Bus of the 53rd Ward</strong></a>&nbsp;will regale you with his thoughts on this election season. Then, we&rsquo;ll close things down by playing a pub quiz testing your knowledge of the Chicago political machine.</span></p><p style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.6em;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif;"><span data-mce-style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: medium;">First round of beer on&nbsp;<strong><a data-mce-="" href="http://www.haymarketbrewing.com/" title="Haymarket">Haymarket</a>!</strong></span></span></span></p><p style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.6em; text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p></p> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 15:37:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/wbez-member-meet-i-111506 WBEZ Election Night Live! http://www.wbez.org/wbez-election-night-live-111011 <p><p><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-de891e55-5d5e-6b33-df94-d0e6852f7c04"><span style="font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Join WBEZ in person to watch the election returns! Our political team will live broadcast the returns on <strong>Tuesday, November 4</strong></span><strong><span style="font-size: 10px; vertical-align: super; white-space: pre-wrap;">th</span></strong><span style="font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><strong> at Haymarket Pub &amp; Brewery</strong>. &nbsp;</span></span></span></p><p><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif;"><span><span style="font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">We&rsquo;ll kick things off at 6pm with a first round of beer on Haymarket for the first 150 folks to join us. Then, at 7pm, we&rsquo;ll go live with hosts <strong>Niala Boodhoo</strong> and <strong>Melba Lara</strong>, featuring commentary and analysis from some of the best minds in Illinois politics. Live musical transitions provided by <strong>Andrew Edwards</strong> of <a href="http://bluepolicebox.com/">Blue Police Box Music</a>.</span></span></span></p><p><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif;"><span><span style="font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">In between on-air segments, audiences will be treated to off-air, one-of-a-kind performances, stories, music and games featuring local comedians, theatre artists and storytellers.</span></span></span></p><p><em><strong><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap;">We expect the event to reach capacity fairly quickly and, truly, we cannot accomodate any more than 150 at one time. Please show up early and enjoy this unique, one-of-a-kind radio experience.</span></strong></em></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:14px;">Guest scheduled to appear:</span></span></p><p style="text-align: center;"><strong><em><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:14px;">*ALL GUESTS ARE TENTATIVE</span></span></em></strong></p><p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:14px;">Former Governor Jim Edgar</span></span></p><p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:14px;">Congressman Danny Davis</span></span></p><p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:14px;">Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky</span></span></p><p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:14px;">Congressman Bobby Rush</span></span></p><p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:14px;">Senate President John Cullerton</span></span></p><p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:14px;">State Senator Heather Steans</span></span></p><p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:14px;">State Representative Ron Sandack</span></span></p><p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:14px;">RTA Chairman Kirk Dillard (former state senator)</span></span></p><p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">NPR&rsquo;s David Schaper, Reboot Illinois&rsquo; Madeleine Doubek, Chicago Tribune&rsquo;s Eric Zorn, Chicago Sun-Times Neil Steinberg and former Sun-Times Springfield bureau chief Dave McKinney.</span></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/HaymarketLogo-FINAL.jpg" style="height: 167px; width: 500px;" title="" /></p></p> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:17:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/wbez-election-night-live-111011 WBEZ Member Meet-up: Nerdette LIVE Edition http://www.wbez.org/wbez-member-meet-nerdette-live-edition-110107 <p><p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);"><strong>TICKETS FOR TO THIS EVENT WILL BECOME AVAILABLE AT 10 A.M. ON FRIDAY, MAY 2ND WHEN YOU CLICK ON&nbsp;<a href="http://nerdette.eventbrite.com">THIS RSVP LINK</a>. PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR, AS THE EVENT WILL FILL UP FAST! THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT.</strong></span></span></p><hr /><p><span style="font-size: 14px;">Join WBEZ members for a special live taping of the Nerdette podcast! Co-hosts&nbsp;<strong>Tricia Bobeda</strong>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<strong>Greta Johnsen</strong>&nbsp;invite you to a nerdy extravaganza on May 7 at&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://haymarketbrewing.com">Haymarket Pub &amp; Brewery</a></strong>. Test your nerd smarts with a pop culture quiz game and hear Nerdette interview the Chief Curiosity Correspondent for the Field Museum,<strong>&nbsp;Emily Graslie</strong>. Cosplay encouraged. Swing by after work Wednesday, May 7th and enjoy your first craft beer on Haymarket Pub &amp; Brewery.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 14px;">From 5p.m. to 6:30p.m., mix and mingle with co-hosts Greta Johnsen and Tricia Bobeda and can earn gold stars by participating in the Nerd Carnival. At 6:30p.m., we&rsquo;ll start the show! Special musical guest&nbsp;<strong>Andrew Edwards</strong>&nbsp;from&nbsp;<a href="http://bluepolicebox.com"><strong>Blue Police Box Music</strong></a>&nbsp;will be on hand as our very own nerdy Paul Schaefer.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><strong>RSVP at this link at 10a.m. on Friday, May 2nd --&gt;&nbsp;</strong></span></span><span style="font-size: 14px;"><strong><a href="http://nerdette.eventbrite.com">http://nerdette.eventbrite.com</a></strong></span></p><hr /><p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><em>From WBEZ Chicago, Nerdette Podcast is a weekly conversation with nerds of all stripes. Lately Tricia and Greta talked to Tavi Gevinson about the art of fangirling, Gillian Anderson about fish and Stefan Fatsis about raising a competitive Scrabbler. Nerd is a verb for the show -- it&#39;s about getting people to talk about their obsessions.</em></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Listen to past episodes here. &rarr;</strong>&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://soundcloud.com/nerdette-podcast" target="_blank">http://soundcloud.com/nerdette-podcast</a></strong></span></p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/nerdette_logo_BIG.jpg" style="height: 300px; width: 300px;" title="" /></p><p style="text-align: center;"><strong style="font-size: 12px;"><img alt="Haymarket Pub &amp; Brewery" src="http://haymarketbrewing.com/theme/images/haymarket_logo_noAddress.png" style="width: 300px; height: 171px;" /></strong></p><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/Blue%20Police%20Box%20Music%20Logo.png" style="width: 350px; height: 200px;" title="" /></div></p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 12:59:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/wbez-member-meet-nerdette-live-edition-110107 WBEZ Member Meet-up: Brewin’ at Haymarket Edition http://www.wbez.org/wbez-member-meet-brewin%E2%80%99-haymarket-edition-108956 <p><p><strong>Reserve your spot on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 10am by clicking </strong><strong><a href="http://www.eventbrite.com/e/wbez-member-meet-up-brewin-at-haymarket-edition-tickets-8882500799"><strong>HERE</strong></a></strong><strong>.&nbsp; Tickets will not be available by any other means, nor at any other time.&nbsp; In order to accommodate for every member in a fair manner, this is the procedure we have in place.&nbsp; Thanks for your understanding!</strong></p><p>On Monday, November 25th we&rsquo;re celebrating membership, craft beer and WBEZ&rsquo;s new <em>Strange Brews</em> podcast at Haymarket Pub and Brewery in the west loop.&nbsp; <em>Strange Brews</em> is hosted by Andrew Gill, Alison Cuddy and Tim Akimoff and covers craft beer and related culture.&nbsp; Episodes are recorded on location around the Midwest and include interesting guests like brewers, artists and craft beer lovers.</p><p>Haymarket is opening up their brewery for tours and tastings of several beers including one they are brewing just for WBEZ!&nbsp; Then, we&rsquo;ll watch a taping of <em>Strange Brews</em> featuring an interview with brew master Pete Crowley.&nbsp;</p><p>Learn about beer and have fun at the same time!&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/strangebrewslogo_v1400x1400_0.png" style="height: 175px; width: 175px;" title="" />&nbsp;&nbsp;<img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/HaymarketLogo-FINAL.PNG" style="height: 111px; width: 300px;" title="" /></div></p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:51:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/wbez-member-meet-brewin%E2%80%99-haymarket-edition-108956 Member Meet-up: ’90s Time Machine Edition http://www.wbez.org/member-meet-%E2%80%9990s-time-machine-edition-105518 <p><p>You may have heard rumblings of the WBEZ Member Meet-up: &#39;90s Time Machine Edition at Haymarket Pub &amp; Brewery.&nbsp; We invite you to join WBEZ and your fellow members as we let our hair down and reflect upon that fateful decade!&nbsp;</p><p>We&rsquo;ve created a video reel of cultural highlights from the decade, which will be playing on the TV&rsquo;s surrounding the pub throughout the evening. &nbsp;We&rsquo;ll also spotlight a conversation between 90&rsquo;s Saturday Night Live Alum Nora Dunn and our very own Alison Cuddy, which will explore the question: Where were you in the &#39;90s? &nbsp;Then, like any good party, we&rsquo;ll dance it all off with two hours of open dancing to the hits.</p><p>The WBEZ member who comes &ldquo;Best Dressed for the &#39;90s&rdquo; will receive a specially curated prize pack.&nbsp; This package includes Season 1 and 2 of Saved by the Bell, among many other iconic 90&rsquo;s goodies.<br /><br /><strong>Here&rsquo;s the kicker:</strong></p><p>Due to fire code regulations, we only have room for 60 High Fidelity members (plus one guest each). To RSVP, click on the link below <strong><em>no earlier than&nbsp;Friday, March 15<sup>th</sup>at 10 a.m</em></strong><strong>.</strong> The link is not active now and will not be until that time.<br /><br /><a href="http://services.chicagopublicmedia.org/site/R?i=O9d9ns-Q7UgqHhmUkj5r3Q" target="_blank"><strong>At 10 a.m. on Friday, March 15<sup>th</sup>, click here to RSVP.</strong></a></p><p>Don&rsquo;t forget to bring your&nbsp;<a href="http://services.chicagopublicmedia.org/site/PageNavigator/ACTIVE%20PAGES%20IN%20USE/Pledge_Portal">MemberCard</a>!&nbsp;</p></p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 17:01:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/member-meet-%E2%80%9990s-time-machine-edition-105518 Member Meet-Up: Curious City Trivia Bowl Edition http://www.wbez.org/member-meet-curious-city-trivia-bowl-edition-103493 <p><p>&nbsp;</p><div>Curious City is WBEZ&rsquo;s project where you get to ask the questions and together we find answers. Join us in-person for our first ever Trivia Bowl hosted by the project&rsquo;s creator Jennifer Brandel! We&rsquo;ll pick 10 questions posed to Curious City and you&rsquo;ll team up to guess the answers. Your team may even get a WBEZ on-air personality to help you out. The winning team will be showered with prizes, Curious City swag and bragging rights til&rsquo; the next one.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Bring your Membercard or email record of your membership for a Goose Island Beer on us.&rdquo;&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>RSVP through <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/109557632538653/?context=create">Facebook</a> if you can (just to give us an idea of how many people to expect).</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>See you there!</div></p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 12:07:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/member-meet-curious-city-trivia-bowl-edition-103493 What's Brewing in Chicago? The Politics of Beer with Pete Crowley and Liz Garibay http://www.wbez.org/event/2012-03-27/whats-brewing-chicago-politics-beer-pete-crowley-and-liz-garibay <p><p>What's brewing in Chicago? The Public Square presents a lively conversation on the politics of beer—past and present. Join us to take a look back in Chicago's history as the beer capital of the world, then fast forward to the rise of microbreweries today.<br><br>Featured guest speakers are <strong>Elizabeth Garibay</strong>, public program manager at the Chicago History Museum and founder of the Tales, Taverns &amp; Towns web project, and <strong>Pete Crowley</strong>, owner of Haymarket Pub and Brewery and president of the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild.<br><br>This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required, so reserve your spot here: <a href="http://www.prairie.org/events/25439/what-039-s-brewing-chicago-politics-beer-pete-crowley-and-liz-garibay">http://www.prairie.org/events/25439/what-039-s-brewing-chicago-politics-beer-pete-crowley-and-liz-garibay</a>. For more information, call 312-422-5580.</p></p> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 12:55:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/event/2012-03-27/whats-brewing-chicago-politics-beer-pete-crowley-and-liz-garibay