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10 Chicago Locations Featured in Netflix's “Easy”

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Netflix’s Easy is an anthology series following the lives of a number of different Chicago residents and visitors. Easy’s creator Joe Swanberg filled the series with many of his favorite hangouts from his adopted hometown, featuring locations in Logan Square, Pilsen, Wicker Park, and more. Check out 10 of the best below.

Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, Lincoln Park

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In episode seven, “Chemistry Read,” a young actress performs in a play at the long-standing Victory Gardens Biograph Theater. The episode’s titles are also a drawing of the Biograph with the word “easy” replacing the name.
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Sun:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue:
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed:
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu:
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fri:
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat:
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Half Acre Beer Company, North Center

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Episode three, “Brewing Brothers,” is unsurprisingly about brewing beer. Brothers Jeff and Matt take a tour of the Half Acre brewery early in the episode, and their partners later get a drink in Half Acre’s Lincoln taproom.
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Sun:
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue:
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed:
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu:
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat:
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun:
11:00 am - 1:00 am

City Lit Books, Logan Square

Graphic novelist Jacob Malco is the focus of episode five, “Art and Life,” and he gives a talk at City Lit, one of the city’s best independent bookstores. Find it on North Kedzie Blvd.

City Lit, 2523 N Kedzie Blvd, Chicago, IL, USA, +1 773 235 2523

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Baker Miller, Lincoln Square

Early in episode six, the characters played by Malin Akerman and Kate Micucci eat in Lincoln Square’s Baker Miller, a bakery and café that also has a stone mill to grind its own wheat.

Baker Miller, 4610 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL, USA, +1 773 654 3610

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Dusek's Board & Beer/Thalia Hall, Pilsen

Restaurant, Bar, Pub, American, Pub Grub, $$$
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In episode four, “Controlada,” the characters get dinner at Pilsen’s Dusek’s Board & Beer, in the same building as Punch House and Thalia Hall.
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Sun - Mon:
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Tue:
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tue - Wed:
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wed - Thu:
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thu - Fri:
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat:
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun:
9:00 am - 3:00 am

Fantasy Costumes, Portage Park

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It’s Halloween in episode one, and Andi needs to get some trick-or-treat costumes for her kids, so naturally, they go to Portage Park’s Fantasy Costumes, Chicago’s largest selection of costumes, wigs and more.
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Sun:
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon:
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tue:
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wed:
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thu:
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri:
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat:
9:30 am - 8:00 pm

Handlebar, Wicker Park

Restaurant, Vegetarian, Vegan, Seafood, $$$
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One of the main characters in episode two is a vegan and a cyclist, so Handlebar in Wicker Park is the obvious place for her to get breakfast, with its vegan and vegetarian menu of American classics.
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Sun:
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon:
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tue:
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed:
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu:
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat:
10:00 am - 12:30 am
Sat - Sun:
9:00 am - 12:30 am

Dark Matter Coffee, Ukrainian Village

Back to episode three and a couple of the characters work for Chicago’s Dark Matter Coffee—their Mothership, Roastery & Espresso Bar location on North Western Ave is featured.

Dark Matter Coffee, 738 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL, USA, +1 773 697 8472

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Spinning J Bakery and Soda Fountain, Humboldt Park

Restaurant, Diner, American, $$$
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Later in episode two, two friends meet for dinner at Spinning J Bakery and Soda Fountain on North California Ave, even enjoying some of its famous gelato.
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Sun:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue:
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed:
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu:
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri:
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat:
8:00 am - 9:00 pm