Mike Royko was a fiercely devoted 16-inch softball player and team sponsor. He describes playing for the team his father’s tavern sponsored as one of his “great thrills in life”. After his death, Royko was inducted into the Chicago 16-inch Softball Hall of Fame. “And I tell ya. The Pulitzer Prize doesn’t even compare.” –…Details
We’re excited to announce that we will be at the 2015 Taste of Chicago – the world’s largest food festival – this July 8-12 in Grant Park! Admission to the festival is FREE! Festival hours are 11 a.m.–9 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For complete details visit www.TasteofChicago.us. Don’t…Details
Sizzlin’ cheezborgers with fireworks on the side! Watch the 4th of July fireworks at Billy Goat on Navy Pier. The show starts at 9:30.
The fireworks are at 9:30 on the 4th of July. Get here early, it will be crowded! For details to best navigate the crowds, click here.
Celebrate 50 years of The Grateful Dead with Billy Goat! If you are going to the concerts on July 3rd, 4th or 5th, stop by Billy Goat first. You can’t dance on an empty stomach!
We’ll even play some Uncle John’s Baaaaaand!
Welcome to the campaign trail, Mr. Trump.
The first time Billy Goat appears in print is on June 19, 1938, in the Tribune: “One great personality in Our Town is a goat.” It isn’t much, just a couple of paragraphs, the first item in a column called “Our Town.” It tells of the tavern and details Billy’s trouble getting a copy of…Details
Father’s Day Rule #1: The way to a dad’s heart is through his stomach.
Bring Dad to Billy Goat this Father’s Day. Or, you can buy him something he’ll never wear. Again.
Congratulations Blackhawks on bringing the Stanley Cup back home to Chicago!
Three championships in six years! What could be more satisfying? Well, good things do come in threes!
Would you like to watch the Chicago Blackhawks play for the Cup? Then join Silvy from ESPN Radio on this pub crawl Tuesday, June 9th and you have a chance to win! Billy Goat Tavern at 1535 W. Madison is one of the stops on the pub crawl! The more bars you attend, the better your chances…Details