Pictured Location #1: Showcase One 959 W. Belmont Ave. then and now.
Location #2 : Gold Coast 5025 N. Clark St. then and now.
Location#3 : Peppers 1502 W. Jarvis Ave. then and now.
Been a while since you hit Sleaze Night at The Lady Bug? Missed the last episode of Dynasty over at Take One? Well, Nightspots is here to blast you back to the past.
All it took was a dusty afternoon back in our Windy City Media Group archive room. Under constant fear of toppling boxes crushing our fragile heads, Nightspots has unearthed these print ads from some famous Pictured Location #1: Showcase One 959 W. Belmont Ave. then and now.
Location #2 : Gold Coast 5025 N. Clark St. then and now
Location#3 : Peppers 1502 W. Jarvis Ave. then and now
But part of the fun is figuring out what has happened to the bar itself. Has it gone from leather queen to stand-and-model? Do they now dispense overpriced baby shoes? Does it even stand anymore? Nightspots answers these questions, photographically speaking.
Look for a different location to be featured weekly as part of this limited edition series. This one is definitely fridge-worthy.
If you have any pictures you would like to share to be featured in 'Those Were The Gays', please mail them to Nightspots Magazine, 1940 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL 60613. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope. Herr Editor will make every possible effort to return all materials. Or, simpler yet, scan in your pictures and send them to firstname.lastname@example.org . Make sure to include information on the bar at which the picture was taken and the year.