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A Punk Rock Institution Returns to Logan Square

In 2004, the Chicago rock scene was robbed of one of its most popular concert venues, the Fireside Bowl in Logan Square. It was loud. It stank. The stalls in the men's bathrooms had no doors and no seats. But the bowling alley turned mosh pit was punk rock to its core, and a valued space for all-ages shows. Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, this June the Fireside began a trial run of shows. WBEZ's Robin Amer has the story.

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