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Dive Bars

A staple since 1980, it’s allegedly named for Whirlaway, an unfavored race horse who the original owner bet and won big on. Hot tips aside though, the cheap and plentiful selection of both domestic and imported brews makes it one of the best dives in Chicago.

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Whirlaway Lounge

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A staple since 1980, it’s allegedly named for Whirlaway, an unfavored race horse who the original owner bet and won big on. Hot tips aside though, the cheap and plentiful selection of both domestic and imported brews makes it one of the best dives in Chicago.