From a locale run by a grandmother of five to a secret hotel room, we explore lesser-known spots where Chicagoans drank in the 1920s.
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WBEZ’s Curious City series is an ongoing news experiment at WBEZ, online and on the radio dial around Chicago at 91.5 FM. Its mission is to include the public in editorial decision-making, make journalism more transparent and strengthen multimedia coverage about Chicago, the surrounding region and its people (past or present).
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