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Ever feel like this is true?

Well you've come to the right place to make some new friends!! We aim to take the awkwardness out of the equation and allow people to meet and make friends in a comfortable environment.

Formerly called Chicago Drinking Buddies this group is Chicago's original new bar every 2 weeks group. However, due to the ever expanding scope of this group we needed a new name to reflect the changes this group has undergone. While meeting people over drinks is a good way to break the ice I have found that the best way to encourage new friendships is through a variety of events. This group encourages true friendships by hosting events that appeal to a variety of interests such as foodie events, bar crawls, and of course our original Meet and Greets  events. 

This group caters mainly to the 20's-30's crowd and was made for people who want to explore all that Chicago has to offer. I make it my job to personally chat with everyone that joins and get conversations started between all of my members. I founded this group with the goal of hitting a new neighborhood every other week and I do my best to stick to that schedule so that newbies to Chicago can scope out some of its hidden gems. So if you're looking to meet some fun new people and get some great tips about various neighborhoods then this is the group for you.

A little about our events:

Foodie events and Boozy Brunches are designed to explore the ever changing Chicago food scene. You will meet with a small group of people, eat some awesome food, and have a few laughs.

Meet and Greets are what this group was founded on. We will scope out a new bar in a different neighborhood with each meet and greet. This is a great way to get out and explore Chicago's nightlife from dive bars to places where you can dress up. 

I also like to keep people informed about awesome events around the city like bar crawls and larger events such as Craft Beer Festivals. We are always open to new event ideas from comedy shows to burlesque shows so we encourage you to share some of your own ideas as well. This is Chicago and there are always a ton of events happening at all times! So stop in to find out about a few or post your own ideas and we'll make it happen.

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  • Steve J. founded Chicago Drinking Buddies

    on December 7

Founded Dec 7, 2013

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