This Friday will mark the 20th Follow Me on Friday event. When I first instituted the Follow Me on Fridaysseries last July, I had no idea it would become such a popular and anticipated community-building event. Well over a thousand people have been introduced to some our ward’s most exciting and dynamic bars, restaurants and businesses since Follow Me on Friday was instituted. I’m choosing to mark this milestone by holding the next Follow Me on Friday at a venerable neighborhood institution–the Buffalo Bar at the Heartland Cafe, 7000 N. Glenwood (at Lunt).
Join us this Friday, February 18th, 5-7 p.m., and take in the friendly and laid back atmosphere of the Buffalo Bar in the heart of Rogers Park. Owners Michael James and Katy Hogan will serve up some delicious complimentary appetizers and a complimentary beverage. Please join me to celebrate the milestone this Friday! Simply join me on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/joemoore49, or bring this e-mail to the event.
“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. Western; RoPa Restaurant and Wine Bar, 1146 W. Pratt; Act One Cafe, 1330 W. Morse; Ethiopian Diamond II, 7537 N. Clark; Waterfront Cafe, 6219 N. Sheridan; Good To Go Jamaican Cuisine & Fruit Bar, 1947 W. Howard; theMorseland, 1218 W. Morse; the Caribbean American Bakery, 1539 W. Howard; Chuckie’s, 1412 W. Morse; Gruppo di Amici, 1508 W. Jarvis; the Red Line Tap, 7006 N. Glenwood; Duke’s Bar, 6920 N. Glenwood; CoOffice Connect, 1409 W. Morse; Hamilton’s Bar & Grill, 6341 N. Broadway; Fabi’s, 7124 N. Clark; Chez Violette, 2311 W. Howard; the Glenwood Bar, 6962 N. Glenwood and Shabuka Indian Grill,6604 N. Sheridan.
I’m taking next Friday off after the election, but I’ll post a new “Follow Me on Friday” location on March 4th . . . so keep following for great specials, good neighborhood fun, and lots of laughs.