Holiday diversions in Logan Square: Thanksgiving preparations

November 18, 2009

Julejentenes Christmas Bazaar

Whether you’re entertaining guests or being entertained on Thanksgiving day, stop in at the annual Julejentenes Christmas Bazaar at the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church (Minnekirken) at 2614 N. Kedzie Avenue on Saturday, November 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to pick up Norwegian cookies and breads to wow your guests or your Thanksgiving hosts.  If sweets aren’t your thing, crafts will also be available to purchase, or just go to enjoy a bowl of hearty pea soup and buy a raffle ticket.  The bazaar is a fundraiser for the last remaining Norwegian language church in Chicago.

Indoor Winter Farmers Market

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Mo’ best Logan Square

November 13, 2009

Logan Square represents in another “Best of Chicago 2009”

Earlier this year, Logan Square shone in some quirky classifications in the Chicago Reader’s “Best of Chicago 2009” (see “Best of” in Logan Square), and now additional kudos! are due to some Logan Square notables recognized in some even quirkier categories in Newcity’s “Best of Chicago 2009.”

Like the quite specific “Best breakfast alternative to the wait at Cozy Corner” (on Milwaukee Avenue) accorded to the lesser known Cozy Corner at 4356 W. Diversey Avenue.

Same homestyle breakfast, same reasonable prices, but a bigger space and, best of all, no wait.

4356 Diversey Cozy CornerCozy Corner Restaurant in Logan Square

And [Correction:  Reader/commenter Jason points out that the alternative Cozy Corner is not in Logan Square, but in Hermosa.] the “Best use of Read the rest of this entry »

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