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Ward Eight

629 W Howard St, Evanston, IL 60202

Bars & Taverns

Cozy neighborhood cocktail lounge serving artisanal spirits, wine & beer plus a small-plates menu.

An exceptional neighborhood cocktail bar. A menu of creative craft cocktails, unique wines and local beers is accentuated by a menu of small plates. Also offering retail sales, private event planning, and wine and spirits tasting classes.

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Evanston Plein Air Festival

Various Locations in Evanston •  Jul 13 – Jul 21

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