From Chicago’s earliest beginnings, both bridges and beer have connected the city and its people - they are the links which have brought thirsty Chicagoans together. From bridge tenders to bartenders, both have played pivotal roles in the development of the city.
Come lift your spirits on a unique walking bridge and bar tour led by tavern and beer historian, Liz Garibay and bridge historian, Patrick McBriarty. The duo will share stories of Chicago beer and bridge history and relate the interplay between the two in the making of Chicago’s past. Five bridges, four bars, three hours, two miles and a whole lot of of delicious history.
Tour meets at the New Line Tavern and m ost of the tour takes place along the Chicago Riverwalk.