10 Chicago bars that would devastate everyone if they closed

We've lost another one.

Owner Phil McFarland has announced the closing of Smallbar Division, and losing that craft beer gem after ten years has us pretty bummed.

In fall of 2013 when talk of redevelopment questioned the future of Chicago's beloved Billy Goat Tavern, we got to thinking about what taverns we truly couldn't live without. Sure, everyone would be beside themselves if their neighborhood joint closed up, but here are 10 Chicago bars that would leave a hole in our hearts if they were gone even a day.

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