Jeffery Pub

THE SOUTH SHORE — After a hit-and-run motorist killed three men nearby earlier this month, a popular South Side LGBT club is restricting clients under the age of 30, playing less hip hop, and closing an hour earlier. The adjustments were disclosed Thursday night by Jeffery Pub owner Jamal Junior during a contentious community meeting […]

Club Escape

We are pleased to welcome you to the most welcoming LGBT bar Club Escape found on this side of the Chicago River Southern Holland! We are both a dance club and a show lounge, with weekly drag shows taking place in the former, and house music and hip-hop in the latter. There is an even […]

The Black Cat Lounge

South Holland’s Black Cat Lounge was a hangout for Beats and bohemians during its second run, but it gradually began to attract a gay clientele, becoming a flashpoint for what was then known as the homophile movement, a predecessor to the gay liberation movement that gained pace in the 1960s. The Black Cat Lounge was […]