The Falcon Inn: A Casual Bar with Plenty of Entertainment, Not Far From The Blackwood in Hyde Park

November 19, 2014 10:02 am

You might not give The Falcon Inn much thought if you pass it by; you'd see an overhanging sign bearing its name, and several neon lights in the window. Step inside, and you won't forget it. This low lit bar, with brick and wood accents, offers a wild and energetic vibe, plus drinks at very affordable prices. They have a juke box, which customers say has an excellent selection, and video games. Make the short trip over from The Blackwood and watch a game with your friends on one of the TVs here.

The Falcon Inn is known in particular for its events. They've hosted everything from Saturday dance parties and house music nights to Halloween and Christmas parties. They have regular drinks specials, and they often host DJs for some music nights. Head over to The Falcon Inn, the perfect place to unwind with friends.

The Falcon Inn
1605 E. 53rd St.
Chicago, IL 60615
(773) 288-2758

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Manage Your Fantasy Football Team at The Blackwood in Hyde Park With These Pointers

November 12, 2014 10:02 am

Each Sunday, you watch football at The Blackwood and cheer for the players on your fantasy football team. Now that the fantasy football season is heating up and each move becomes more important, stay on top of your team with these tips:

  1. Know the rules. As soon as you sign up for a league, you should familiarize yourself with the rules. Make sure you know the rules for points, trades, picking up players off waivers, and playoffs.
  2. Keep an eye on injuries. The last thing you want to do is start a player who is out due to an injury. Visit websites or watch fantasy football podcasts that give regular updates on players' status.
  3. Take risks. If you pick the most sought-after players, your team is going to be just like your opponents' teams. Drafting that sleeper pick or two might make a big difference.
  4. Utilize online resources. Fantasy football advice, experts, and articles are all over the web. Before the draft and as the season progresses, rely on websites such as to help manage your team.

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New Facebook Sweepstakes! Enter to Win an iPad Mini!

November 6, 2014 12:37 pm

To enter the Sweepstakes, Like our Facebook Page and then look for the Sweepstakes tab (image shown below) located on our Facebook Page to enter. Sweepstakes ends December 31, 2014.

For mobile users ONLY, like our Facebook Page, and then click here to enter!

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