Beverly Arts Center,  2407 W. 111th St. – This 40,000 square foot space houses a 400-seat theatre, cinema, art gallery, bar, exhibition spaces, music and dance studios, and art classrooms.

Beverly Woods Restaurant, 11532 S. Western Ave. – This longtime Beverly buffet and banquet space is the new home of The Frunchroom, a monthly reading series featuring stories about the South Side hosted by Scott Smith and the Beverly Area Arts Alliance.

Horse Thief Hollow, 10426 S. Western Ave. – Enjoy hand-crafted beer and flavorful cooking featuring locally sourced ingredients with a Southern attitude, plus live music and a rotating gallery of artwork from South Side artists.

O’Briens Pub, 10934 S. Western Ave – A mainstay of  the Western Avenue bar scene, O’Brien’s is under new ownership and is being transformed into a craft brewery.

Open Outcry Brewing, 10934 S. Western Ave. – A relaxed craft brewery and community tap room that offers Neapolitan-style pizza (among other dishes) and a rooftop bar.

O’Rourke’s Office, 11064 S. Western Ave. – Not just another ‘pretty’ bar, O’Rourke’s has a party room and hosts bands.

Cork & Kerry Beer Garden, 10614 S. Western Ave. – A favorite warm weather destination, C&K is known as for having one of the best beer gardens in all of Chicago. It offers ample space for private events and at Christmastime, revelers enjoy the bountiful holiday decorations around the bar.

Barney Callaghan’s, 10618 S. Western Ave. – What’s old is new again. Barney Callaghan’s got a makeover in 2016 and it radiates Irish charm and warmth. With live music on Tuesdays, Trivia night every Wednesday, and a private room for special events.

Franconello Italian Restaurant, 10222 S. Western Ave. – This intimate restaurant features a full bar, space for private parties, and catering services.