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Chicago’s best neighborhood bars

One of the things that makes Chicago unique, and frankly so great, is its long tradition of neighborhood corner bars. Even as the boutique beer business continues to blow up, for some, Old Style will forever remain the the true Chicago style. But how did a Milwaukee beer become so closely associated with Chicago? We dive into the history of the Chicago dive bar with Bill Savage, a writer and lecturer at Northwestern University and Liz Garibay, she's a writer, historian and founder of History on Tap. (Flickr/Susan Stienstra)

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