Say hello to NaKorn! “NaKorn prides itself on not being a cookie-cutter Americanized Thai restaurant and it really shows in the menu”
Schoolyard Tavern closed in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but also has indicated they don’t “feel welcome” following this review:Continue reading “Whoever wrote this about Schoolyard Tavern – you suck”
Shop and enjoy, Merry and Bright!
This past week, Schoolyard Tavern’s space hit the market for lease, so it’s official that it is not coming back. Schoolyard joins other Southport favorites that are no longer here, including Southport Lanes, Mystic Celt, Justin’s and Newport Bar and Grill among others.
“Highly desirable corner location near the center of the Southport Corridor. 2,500 SF of space with a large outdoor patio. Bring your concept to an area with numerous national tenants and to a location that is 2 blocks from the Southport L stop.”
See the full listing here, and the full brochure below:
Schoolyard’s cryptic Tweets suggests the Southport institution is coming back
Schoolyard Tavern closed October 4, 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but recently has been sending several cryptic tweets that gives us hope it will not be suffering the same fate as Southport Lanes.
The bar is currently gutted on the inside and the bar is completely removed as of August, 2021.
And let’s not forget this tweet back in February:
This thing on?— Schoolyard Tavern (@schoolyardbar) February 14, 2021
Fingers crossed they come back bigger and better than ever before.
The interior of Schoolyard Tavern is completely gutted, and it looks like it’s suffering the same fate as Southport Lanes
Currently, the interior of Schoolyard Tavern is completely gutted and a dismantle of some-sort is underway. The bar and backroom are both completely ripped out, along with all tables/chairs and other items that were once installed. We’ve reached out to Schoolyard Tavern after their final closing last October on what the current status is with the business, but have yet to hear back. No more website, however Facebook and Twitter are still up.Continue reading “Schoolyard Tavern Gutted on the inside”
“We love you all, and we cannot THANK YOU enough for all of your love and support over the years. Take care of yourselves and each other”
Devastating news from Schoolyard Tavern as Covid has turned the service industry upside down. We will miss this Southport staple 😓 Continue reading “Schoolyard Tavern closing October 4”
It has been a very difficult time for all of us during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially for our local business community. Here is a growing list of businesses that have permanently closed during the pandemic.
- DavidsTea on May 27, 2020
- Fahlstroms Fresh Market on June 3, 2020
- Frio Gelato on June 5, 2020
- Mercury Theater on June 16, 2020
- Cosmos Cleaners – July 2020
- Guthries Tavern – July 24, 2020
- Lou & Grey – July 23, 2020
- Southport Blooms – August, 2020 (Now online only)
- Hair Cuttery – Closed most Chicago locations during Covid due to a buy-out as of August, 2020
- Hanna Andersson – August, 2020
- Redmond’s Ale House – September 13, 2020
- Southport Lanes – September 27, 2020
- Schoolyard Tavern – October 4, 2020
We will keep the list updated as the year continues, and please remember to support our local businesses, services and restaurants.
We had an endless winter and cold, dreary spring, but the sun is finally shining and the Southport Corridor is getting ready for Summer. Here’s a tour around the ‘Port during the Spring of 2019.
|Lush, Warby Parker, Bonobos|
My parents keep telling me, “IT’S PATIO SEASON.” Well, I’m glad @schoolyardtavern was my first patio. Thanks for all of the love, treats, and french onion beer dip. (at Schoolyard Tavern)
🍂🍁🎃 @schoolyardtavern 🍻 (at Schoolyard Tavern)