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I guess you could say we it’s been a few years since we’ve hosted a block party akin to those summoned thousands to Chicago’s tucked away industrial corridor. After last year’s block party, our 20th anniversary celebration, took the anomalous 1-day approach we are back to a jam-packed, weekend long block party this coming September. […]

Every year in the build-up to the craziness that is Lollapalooza weekend, Timeout Magazine   puts together a list of alternate activities, musical and non, for anyone looking to avoid the hoards of drunken suburban ex-pats (that’s not meant to be mean, that’s just Lolla as we now know it). Along with various movie-theaters, live-streaming Lolla from […]

The Hideout has never aimed to homogenize our patronage. So when the Tribune included us in an article last month depicting the various havens, spaces and homes in an exploration of Chicago’s nightlife and entertainment industry’s relationship with the LGBTQIA community, we were honored. From our programming to our staff to the people that walk through our […]

While ‘Chicago’ and ‘Country Music’ may not ring through as synergetic to some, those who’ve been paying attention know the grandiose of the storied, and ever-evolving, lore of Chicago’s underground Country Music scene.   Paste Magazine recently did its best to explore the artists, music and venues that comprise the pillars of Chicago Country music. After […]

Our little swamp hag Sarah Sherman (aka Sarah Squirm) and her team of horrifyingly creative comedians birthed a show in a basement called Helltrap Nightmare just over a year-and-a-half ago and after only a hear out of warehouse DIY shows has quickly risen to “Best Underground Comedy Show” in Chicago Magazine’s Best of 2017 issue. Here’s […]

Every year the Chicago Reader comes out with a list of best things to do in Chicago and the best places to do them. We’ve made appearances on the list in the past, but this year we made the list for a category we haven’t always been known for: comedy. We’ve spent the past years curating […]

Mondays in July Chef Mickey Neely looks to pair the timeless allure of the Wisconsin Supper Club dining experience with a little bar tucked into Chicago’s industrial corridor, The Hideout. The menu includes a 5-course meal and a cocktail menu made available from Campari. With seatings at 6:00 & 8:00 PM, and weekly dinner-time entertainment […]