Division Street in Chicago is located in the popular Gold Coast region of the city, not far from the Magnificent Mile. Known for its cutting-edge atmosphere, activities, entertainment, and nightlife, Division Street Chicago has everything a visitor to the city is looking for in clubs, dancing, live music, entertainment, bars, and restaurants.
Two of the longstanding businesses located on Division Street in Chicago are the Original Mother's, open since 1968, which provides live music, dancing, pool, and, for adventurous souls, karaoke. At the Lodge Tavern, which opened its doors in 1957, the food is good, the drinks are cool, and the atmosphere is friendly.
Hot spots on Division Street in Chicago include Hangge-Uppe club with its three dance floors and sound system blasting out disco and classic rock, and She*Nannigans where there are multiple dance floors for guests to move to old and new music, as well as an area to play pool. Division Street Chicago has something for almost everyone, and at Bootleggers Chicago club, not only can you dance, but for the sports enthusiast, big screen TVs line the walls.
A yearly festival that takes place on ten blocks of Division Street and the surrounding area is the spring Do-Division Street Fest and Sidewalk Sale, featuring live music, artists, games, entertainment, kids' activities, the sidewalk sale, food, and ice-cold beer.
Several restaurants are located on Division Street Chicago, including two Irish pubs. Finn McCool's and Butch McGuire's serve lunch and dinner along with authentic Irish ale. For travelers in search of Chicago hotels, there are plenty of options in the area as well.
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