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Gino’s East Mexico City Now Open

Chicago is known as the “Pizza Capital of the World,” and for more than 50 years, The Original Gino’s East has been serving their legendary Chicago-style deep dish pizza to hungry fans all over the world. Now, this American tradition has come to Mexico City, with the first location open on July 15, 2015.

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Gino’s East Buys Trump’s 5 Rabbit Beer

Gino’s East is proud to be adding a new 5 Rabbit beer into the mix of their own brews. 5 Rabbit recently pulled all beer from the Trump Tower ReBar Lounge, and Gino’s East has purchased some of the remaining kegs in an effort to support Chicago’s Latino community. We’re proud of our entire Gino’s East Team, including all members who represent the Latino Community. Our team is excited to bring this beer in-house to support our staff and our Chicago customers.

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Jump into Spring

Help the Gino’s East Superior Street location Jump into Spring! We’re throwing corporate events, birthday parties, rehearsal dinners, reunions and more in our party space, and we want you to help us get things going. We’re offering 10 percent off your subtotal if you book by March 31, 2015 and mention this article.

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Need any further reasons to throw your party at Gino’s East on Superior? Check out some of our favorite ways and occasions to party with our famous Chicago style deep dish pizza:

Corporate

Has your team worked hard all winter? Do Q1 numbers look better than ever? Reward your staff for their hard work and dedication with an office party. Our space can fit parties of 15 up to 300 people. Long story short, we are able to accommodate as many or as few coworkers as you’d like! Try our Gino’s Favorite package, complete with our combination appetizer platters (Gino’s homemade mozzarella sticks, spinach sticks, and calamari). Move on to our family-style salad, served with assorted dressings, garlic breadsticks, and unlimited toppings on your deep dish or thin crust pizzas.

Reunions

Family reunions, class reunions or getting together with a large group of friends is a great excuse to head to Gino’s East on Superior. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, you and your group would be able to explore the city by day and fuel up on pizza and appetizers at night. Although our party discount does not include alcoholic beverages, we do have unlimited soda, coffee, tea and home baked cookies.

Graduation Parties

Have a graduate who’s ready to leave the nest? Send them off with a bang. Our deep dish pizza is ideal for large groups of hungry teenagers. Remember that our party rooms can only be reserved for groups of no less than 15 people. We also have valet parking at our Superior location. Try our Mag Mile package if you’d like to feed a crowd. Your party will start out with family style salad served with assorted dressings, and garlic breadsticks. Then your guests will enjoy unlimited toppings on your deep dish or thin crust pizzas accompanied by family style mostaccioli with marinara sauce.

To book your next party, call Erica at 312-266-5421 or email superiorevents@bravorestaurants.com. Make sure to mention this article before March 31, 2015 to receive your 10 percent discount.

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The Comedy Bar at Gino’s East River North

Chicago’s Premier Entertainment Venue The Comedy Bar Now at Gino’s East River North’s Third Floor

The Comedy Bar

Grand Opening on Valentine’s Weekend on February 13 & 14 Features Chicago’s Stand Up Comedy Headliners Sean Flannery, Derick Lengwenus, Russell Williamson, Kevin Williams, Sean White and Ali Clayton.

CHICAGO (February 2015) – The Comedy Bar, formerly located at 157 W. Ontario, is now under new ownership and located at Gino’s East River North’s third floor in the historic building at 500 N. LaSalle Street.

The grand opening will take place on Valentine’s weekend, Friday, February 13 and Saturday, February 14, with showings at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person; or the grand opening Valentine’s package is $55 per couple, which includes two tickets, two glasses of Prosecco, and a dessert.

The star-studded grand opening headliners include: Sean Flannery, voted best stand-up comedian in Chicago in 2010 by the Chicago Reader; Chicago resident Derick Lengwenus, winner of the Audience Choice Award at the TBS Just For Laughs Festival; Russell Williamson, a New Jersey native who has made himself a household name in the Chicago comedy scene since moving here in 2005; Kevin Williams, who once served in the Army and United States Coast Guard where he won “The Funniest Person in the Military” Comedy Contest; Sean White, named one of the 2014 “Top 16 Chicago Comics” by Chicago magazine; and Ali Clayton, whose stand-up and solo characters have been featured in the Cape Fear Comedy Fest, Laugh Track Comedy Fest, Chicago Women’s Funny Fest and TBS Just For Laughs Chicago.

Located in the upbeat River North district, The Comedy Bar first opened in 2011 and still sets the bar for stand-up in the city. The original concept, still intact with the same booking and operations leadership, was to create a quality stand-up comedy venue in the heart of the city, easily accessible to tourists and locals, and with affordable ticket prices and no drink minimums. Its first booking was a Comics to Watch showcase presented by Comedy Central and the New York Comedy Festival. The Comedy Bar has been featured as one of Chicago magazine’s “Best Comedy Clubs in Chicago.”

“Deep dish pizza, craft beer and comedy are quintessential Chicago,” says Noah Himmel, Vice President and third generation of family owners of the legendary Gino’s East. “With The Comedy Bar now on the third floor of Gino’s East River North, and Gino’s Brewing Company now open, we are excited to offer all three Windy City staples under one roof.”

The venue is now housed on the spacious third floor at 500 N. LaSalle which features a performance stage; a full bar and Gino’s Brewing Company and craft beer menu; and signature Gino’s East River North appetizers including Deep Dish Nachos, Homemade Spinach Mozzarella Sticks, Jumbo Chicken Wings and more. Guests may enjoy deep dish pizza prior to or after the comedy shows on the first and second floor dining rooms. The space accommodates 160 guests and is great for private events, corporate- and tour- group outings.

For tickets and information, visit ComedyBarChicago.com or call 312.836.0499. February shows are Thursdays at 8 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.; and in March 2015 will expand to:

Wednesdays at 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.
Thursdays at 8 p.m.
Fridays at 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.
Saturdays at 8 p.m., 10 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.

Follow on Twitter: @TCBChicago and www.facebook.com/TCBChicago.

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