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Big Chicks zip up hoodies 

Select sizes still available, $40!!
Get them while they last! 

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Big Chicks T Shirt!

Orange on black Tomcat shirt is in stock in all sizes including xxl.
Back in stock are both colors of "Strength and Health","Bar at the end of the Universe", "Ursine Desires", and finally the reissue of TOMCAT!
All shirts are $20 (Sm-XL) $22 Larger sizes can be ordered.

Big Chicks in the News:

AMEX Essentials:

America's Top 10 Cities for LGBTQ Travelers - AMEX Essentials Article

bon appétit:

I Think We Have A Gay Bar Big Chicks Lead Bon Appetit

A big shout of thanks to everyone who made these past years so wonderful! I am truly grateful for all we have shared! To David Tamarkin from Bon Appetit, a terrific writing piece, thank you! -Love Michelle

"I Think We Have a Gay Bar"

Chicago Magazine:

Top 5 Gay Bars in Chicago - Full Article

Chicago Pride Guide:

Chicago Pride Loves Uptown - Full Article

Chicago Reader!

Big Chicks voted Best Gay Bar in Chicago 2019!

Best Gay Bar and Best Lesbian Bar 2017!

Big Chicks voted Best Gay Bar in Chicago 2015!!

The Culture Trip:

Best LGBT bars in Chicago 2016!

The Best 10 Gay Bars in Uptown, Chicago 2017!


Where to kick back - Full Article 


Best 15 Gay Bars in Chicago - Article

One of the top 5 patios in Chicago - Full Article

Michelin Guide:

"10 Outdoor Bars in Chicago to Hit Up This Summer"

TimeOut Chicago!

TimeOut Chicago Love Awards: Runner-up for Chicago's Best LGBTQ Hang Out!

The Most Inclusive Dance Parties in Chicago 2017 - FKA! Article

The Best LGBT parties and nightlife in Chicago 2016 - FKA!! Full Article

Best Gay Bars in CHICAGO 2016 - HERE

Windy City Times:

Stewpendous Trivia - Article

And check out this nice article by the Windy City Times, covering our journey!

And also some great photos they took of our 30th Anniversary celebrations!


Top 50 Gay Bars in the USA - according to Yelp! Article