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. THe Arts Center is also the 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.

Ken’s On Western, 10522 S. Western Ave. – A classic American dining experience with specialties in Italian family recipes.

Ellie’s Cafe, 10701 S. Hale. – Indulgent comfort foods for breakfast and lunch with Thursday evening dinners (BYOB).

Americanos, 11060 S. Western Ave. – Full service Mexican restaurant rooted in family culture.

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 gatherings.

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.