Wilder elaborated on how Miss Gay Illinois State is a state-level pageant, though most pageants have entry levels. Continue to 61 of 64 below. Soho bar. Situated on the north side of Chicago - a mile or so north of the city's most gay-identified neighborhood, Lakeview - the diverse and engaging Andersonville neighborhood is also one of the top places to live, work, and play among LGBT persons. Historically home to large Swedish and subsequently Middle Eastern populations, the neighborhood began to gain popularity with lesbians and gays in the s and has remained one of the city's alternative community hubs ever since.
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The contestants completed a series of three demonstrations. In the cantina, you can settle in for a beer the list is immensetry one of the infused vodkas, or order a margarita. One of the many groups who have a significant presence in Andersonville are Arab-Americans and others of Middle Eastern heritage, and for this reason, the neighborhood has some very good restaurants specializing in food from this part of the world.
Another great neighborhood for exploring LGBT-friendly nightspots and restaurants is Lakeview, aka Boystown - have a look at our guide to that neighborhood.