Gale Street Inn Presents “Bar Talk” Fundraiser on July 9

Radio personality and musician Matt Spiegel will appear at the Bar Talk fundraiser at Gale Street Inn on July 9.
Radio personality and musician Matt Spiegel will appear at the Bar Talk fundraiser at Gale Street Inn on July 9.

Gale Street Inn, a popular local landmark in the Jefferson Park neighborhood, will host the third installment of its “Bar Talk” series of fundraisers on Tuesday, July 9 at 6:30pm. The series features dinner, drinks, and a conversation between two of Chicago’s notable personalities, providing a fun and engaging forums to meet friends, raise funds, and increase awareness for local causes.


At the July 18 event, Gale Street will welcome Matt Spiegel, local sports radio host and front man for the band Tributosauras, and Greg Kot, Chicago Tribune music columnist and co-host of the popular WBEZ-FM show Sound Opinions. Guests will enjoy a buffet dinner including grilled salmon, jambalaya, Gale Street Inn’s famous ribs, delicious side dishes, and two adult beverages.

As a special gift to the community, 100% of each guest’s $50 entry fee will be donated to Fresh Moves, a group that provides fresh produce to “food deserts” --  areas in the city where the lack of large-scale groceries limits the availability of produce and other healthy options. Fresh Moves operates a mobile marketplace to bring healthy foods and nutritional education to these drastically underserved neighborhoods. To learn more about Fresh Moves, visit their website at http://freshmoves.org. Kot and Spiegel are generously waiving their usual appearance fees in support of Fresh Moves.

Gale Street Inn is located at 4914 N. Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago. The restaurant, which usually is closed on Tuesdays, will open at 6:30 on July 9 for the special event only. Parking will be readily available in the TCF Bank lot next to the restaurant. The dinner will be open from 6:30 to 7:30, followed immediately by the presentation by Spiegel and Kot. Admission will be $50 per person, with the entire amount going to support Fresh Moves. For more information, contact Gale Street Inn, 773-710-1300.


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