I invite you to Follow Me on Friday to Loyola’s University’s lakefront campus where we will hang out at the school’s first student-run pub, Ireland’s. The fun takes place this Friday, January 30th, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the lower level of the Damen Student Center, 6511 N. Sheridan. For a map showing the location of the Damen Student Center, CLICK HERE or scroll to the bottom of the page.
Ireland’s is part of Loyola Limited, a student-run business enterprise that operates several other Loyola businesses, including a bike shop, pizzeria and a boutique hotel. These businesses provide Loyola’s undergraduate students and budding entrepreneurs real hands-on experience owning, operating and managing a business.
Named after George Ireland, coach of the 1963 Loyola men’s basketball team that famously won the NCAA national championship, Ireland’s offers pub-style food, including signature hot dogs, specialty sandwiches, and nachos. The pub also features an assortment of fountain drinks, wine, and local and national beers. Check out some of the great Loyola sports memorabilia on the walls while enjoying some delicious food and refreshing beverages.
Loyola has kindly offered every Follow Me on Friday attendee a free ticket to the Loyola Ramblers volleyball game, which takes place at 7:00 p.m., immediately after the Follow Me.
The Ramblers volleyball team last year last year brought home the second NCAA championship in school history–joining the 1963 basketball team. The Ramblers remain undefeated this year and are on track to become just the third team in 28 seasons to win back-to-back Division I men’s volleyball titles.
Join me this Friday for some great pub grub and exciting volleyball action.
“Follow Me on Friday” is one of my efforts to encourage my constituents to sample some of the 49th Ward’s finest restaurants, pubs and businesses. Each week on my Facebook page, I post the name and location of a local restaurant, pub or business where I’ll be hanging out after work on Friday. The establishment offers specials for all my Facebook followers and their friends. It’s a great opportunity for you to check out one of the fine local 49th Ward businesses you may not have visited before.
Previous Follow Me on Friday locations include Mullen’s Bar and Grill, 7301 N. 7301 N. Western; Act One Pub, 1330 W. Morse; Ethiopian Diamond II, 7537 N. Clark;Waterfront Cafe, 6219 N. Sheridan; Good To Go Jamaican Cuisine & Fruit Bar, 1947 W. Howard; theCaribbean American Bakery, 1539 W. Howard; Chuckie’s, 1412 W. Morse; the Red Line Tap, 7006 N. Glenwood; The Glenwood, 6962 N. Glenwood; the Heartland Cafe 7000 N. Glenwood; Bruno and Tim’s Lounge, 6562 N. Sheridan; Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse; the Common Cup, 1501 W. Morse; The Fish Keg, 2233 W. Howard; La Cazuela, 6922 N. Clark; The Growling Rabbit, 6981 N. Sheridan; the Grill Inn, 1422 W. Morse; El Famous Burrito, 7047 N. Clark; The New 400 Theaters, 6746 N. Sheridan; Rogers Park Fine Wine and Spirits, 6733 N. Clark; Poitin Stil, 1502 W. Jarvis; Northside Community Resources, 1530 W. Morse; Felice’s Roman Style Pizza, 6441 N. Sheridan; The Coffee Shop, 1135 W. Sheridan; Lighthouse Tavern, 1236 W. Chase; Royal Coffee Chicago, 6764 N. Sheridan; Cafe Descartes, 6451 N. Sheridan; theGreenleaf Arts Center, 1806 W. Greenleaf; the Mezz Gallery at the Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse, Taste Food and Wine, 1506 W. Jarvis; Badou Senegalese Cuisine, 2055 W. Howard; Morse Gyros and Chicken, 1335 W. Morse; Den Den Restaurant, 6635 N. Clark; Towbar, 1500 W. Jarvis; and Bop ‘N’ Grill, 6604 N. Sheridan, El Pulpo Loco, 6619 N. Clark; R Public House, 1508 W. Jarvis; the Glenwood Dance Studio, 7017 N. Glenwood; Twisted Tapas, 1146 W. Pratt; Bullhead Cantina, 1406 W. Morse; Heartland on the Lake, 1200 W. Greenleaf, Giving Tree Toys, 7020 N. Clark; La Choza Mexican Grill, 7022 N. Clark; Rogers Park Social, 6920 N. Glenwood; the Pottawattomie Park Picnic in the Park, 7340 N. Rogers; Audio Archaeology, 1324 W. Devon; Thai Spice, 1320 W. Devon; Hard Water Bar and Grill, 7545 N. Clark;Philly’s Best Sports Bar, 6800 N. Sheridan; VZN Eye Care, 6814 N. Sheridan; Hops and Grapes, 6816 N. Sheridan; SP Kebab, 6808 N. Sheridan; Devon Heartland Health Center, 1300 W. Devon; and The Oasis, 6809 N. Sheridan.
Join me this Friday evening at Ireland’s for some food, fun and championship volleyball!
Loyola University Campus Map
Ireland’s is located in the lower level of the Damen Student Center (near the upper left hand corner of the map).