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Events Thu Feb 22 2007

History of Beer in Chicago

Last minute event alert: Bob Skilnik, the author of Beer: The History of Beer and Brewing in Chicago, 1833–1978, is appearing tonight at the Newberry Library (60 W. Walton St.) to talk about researching "Chicago’s beer-soaked past." The lecture is part of the library's genealogy events series. It is a free event, and it starts at 6pm.

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