Big Gay Road Trip: Roscoe’s

Every Chicagoan who wrote to us before the road trip started said that we have to check out Roscoe’s, and that even on a Sunday night it would be lively. Well it did not disappoint. What looks like a little neighborhood bar when you first walk in proves to be much larger, with four bars, an outdoor garden patio, a dark room for dancing in the back complete with dry ice and strobe lights, and lots of “cute young guys and the men who love them” as reader David described.

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We enjoyed some $3 beer and watched campy music videos while soaking up the genuinely friendly and unpretentious attitude of the bar patrons. We’re not sure if it’s a midwestern thing, but we already feel at home here.

Photos of the bar and back room after the jump.

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