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KOPO BBQ today!

Today’s KOPO BBQ will be Kimski sausages with house made white kimchi and soju mustard. 5:00 on the patio at Maria’s / Kimski. 

This Week at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar + Kimski



Wednesday Sept 6 –  Letherbee Pop Up, 7 – midnight


Sample some artisan spirits by this independent Chicago distillery. They make Letherbee Original Label Gin, Barrel­-Aged Absinthe, Autumnal & Vernal Gins, Bësk, and Fernet.




Wednesday Sept 6 –  Game Night 7-11pm

Game Night at Maria’s is every Wednesday. Play one from our collection or bring your own. 




Thursday Sept 7 – The Global Griot – DJ Mwelwa

A global mix of reggae, morna, forro, semba, salsa, bachata, samba, merengue, afrobeat, ndombolo, rai, jazz, funk, son, soukous, blues, calypso, classical, rock, bhangra, zouk, house, soca, and various types of Arabic, Indian & African varieties.




Friday Sept 8 –  New Incognito Window – Special Guest

Playing vinyl and digital new releases — all styles and genre’s — pop, rock, r&b, hip-hop, funk, soul, world, psychedelic, electronic, experimental, indie, alternative, left-field, house, techno, vaporwave, dance, lo-fi, edits, remixes




Saturday Sept 9 – Odd Style from the Numbered Streets – DJs Scrabblor & Dookie Blaster

Starts and ends with R&B and travels the beats between from hip hop to rock to jazz to disco




Sunday Sept 10 –  Brunch, Noon – 4pm

Drop on by for our seasonal summer classic brunch. Followed by regular Kimski menu 5-9 PM. 




Mon Sept 11 – KOPO BBQ, 5pm

Kimski is closed on Mondays but join us in the patio for KOPO BBQ (Korean Polish BBQ) at 5pm every Monday. $10 for a brat and a beer, or cocktail.

Sunday Aug 13 HUNGRY AS F*CK PRESENTS ONO BRUNCH / Monday Aug 14 KOPO BBQ



Sun Aug 12 – Ono Brunch – Summer day party extravaganza – noon-3pm 
Followed by regular dinner menu 5-9 PM



Mon Aug 13 – KOPO BBQ

Kimski is closed on Mondays but join us in the patio for KOPO BBQ (Korean Polish BBQ) at 5pm every Monday. $10 for a brat and a beer, or cocktail.

Brunch Lox vs Beat Box



Weds Aug 2 –  Maria’s Game Night, 7-11 PM


Every Wednesday night at Maria’s we play board games, card games, and video games. We have a few dozen titles that you can play outside our usual old game library shelf in the original bar. But feel free to bring your own! Play tabletop games like Battleship, Jenga, Connect Four, and Forbidden Island, Codenames, Jenga, Secret Hitler, Timeline, Bang!, Mastermind, Uno, and more.




Thurs Aug 3 – The Global Griot – DJ Mwelwa

A global mix of reggae, morna, forro, semba, salsa, bachata, samba, merengue, afrobeat, ndombolo, rai, jazz, funk, son, soukous, blues, calypso, classical, rock, bhangra, zouk, house, soca, and various types of Arabic, Indian & African varieties.




Fri Aug 4 – Off the Clock – DJs Cotton Fantasy, Coach Orenstrong,
Princey Baby


The infectious sounds of boogie, new wave, soul, and soft rock — all vinyl, all good vibes, all night.




Sat Aug 5 – New Incognito Window – DJ: Mark Reyes

Playing vinyl and digital new releases — all styles and genre’s — pop, rock, r&b, hip-hop, funk, soul, world, psychedelic, electronic, experimental, indie, alternative, left-field, house, techno, vaporwave, dance, lo-fi, edits, remixes



Sun Aug 6 – Brunchlox – Summer day party extravaganza – noon-4pm


The Brunchlox crew are following up a couple of fun parties this past fall/winter and once again teaming up with our pals at Kimski (960 W. 31st) to throw another daytime jam! We’re so excited to do it again and hopefully you are too! DJs: PAUL JOHNSON, FRANKIE VEGA, DNS, CACHET, HOT MIX 3 & KARL ALMARIA. Plus, indulge yourself in some tasty takes on summer brunch treats with a lot of flavor and spice (noon – 4). The place will be baking and shaking (and stirred).

Followed by regular Kimski menu 5-9 PM

Mon Aug 7 – Bartender’s Choice

Maria’s expert mixologists mix up the tunes and cocktails. Kimski is closed Mondays.

Homegrown Beats & Tasty Treats

Weds July 19 – Maria’s Game Night, 7-11 PM



Every Wednesday night at Maria’s we play board games, card games, and video games. We have a few dozen titles that you can play outside our usual old game library shelf in the original bar. But feel free to bring your own!  

Game Menu: Clue, Connect Four, Jenga, Secret Hitler, Timeline, Forbidden Island, Battleship, Mastermind, Trivial Pursuit, Cards Against Humanity, Trading Races, Uno, Coup, and Bang!


Thurs July 20 – Bass Heavy Funky Grooves – DJ Catieo

 

Get ready for a night of groovy tunes, disco and electronica from all over the world! Line-up includes gems like Ikebe Shakedown, the Mighty Hannibal, Monophonics, Walter Washington, Jimmy Hicks, Lipps, Inc., Okay Temiz, Cerrone, Zapp & many more.  No doubts about the bass line in these riveting tunes, so warm up your soul, sip on a refreshing cold beverage & feel the grooves alongside a fun set of video finds!

Fri July 21 – Homegrown – DJ Sol Sun



Funk, soul, disco and broken beats 

Sat July 22 – Future Is Cancelled – DJ Mike Broers



Pairs rare electronic jams with strange cinematic gems for this multimedia extravaganza

Sun July 23 –  Infinity In Stereo: Unique Sounds from the Hi-Fi – Hosted by DJ Glenn Russell 



Listen up! Featuring a diverse spectrum of hidden musical gems, both past and present, and all all vinyl. Digging deep into their vast record collection, our fervid musical archaeologists, the Groove Merchants, will bring light to many artists, styles and forms of music that are often sadly overlooked or unknown to the common ear.

Mon July 24 – KOPO BBQ 5 PM 



Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar and Kimski is proud to re-invigorate our popular weekly Monday evening BBQ cookouts with a our master griller Won Kim handling the heat for our Ko-Po BBQ (Korean/Polish) featuring his take on polishes and kimchi. 

The barbecue takes place every Monday evening beginning @ 5 PM (weather permitting) in our outdoor patio which allows our customers to relax and enjoy the pleasant summer breezes with a refreshing cocktail or quenching seasonal beer. The Ko-Po BBQ will feature a brat with kimchi, fixings and sides and either a draft beer or draft cocktail for only $10.

Mon July 24 – Cutwater Spirit Tasting 5PM



Join us to a special tasting of Cutwater’s canned cocktails featuring Rum & Ginger (crafted from pure cane sugar, with our fresh and spicy house-made ginger beer to create a robust yet balanced craft cocktail), Rum & Cola (crafted from pure cane sugar blends with earthy cardamom in their house-made cola to create a uniquely exotic yet inviting flavor), Gin & Tonic (blended their clean and fragrant Old Grove Gin with our house-made grapefruit cucumber tonic to re-create the perfect match and Vodka & Soda (they start with their exceptionally smooth award-winning Fugu Vodka. Then add just the right touch of grapefruit to our unique house-made soda).
 
Sun July 23 – Kimski Brunch (noon – 4 PM)



Drop on by for our seasonal summer classic brunch and enjoy our seasonal mimosas and Bloody Mary’s

Followed by regular Kimski menu 5-9 PM 

This Weekend at Maria’s and Kimski…

Sat July 15 – Electronik Bleeps – DJ Glenn Russel

A night of Blips, Bleeps, Sloooooosh! Perky Experimental and Electronik Muzik Muizik Muzik

Sun July 16 – Kimski Brunch (noon – 4 PM)

Drop on by for our seasonal summer classic brunch and enjoy our seasonal mimosas and Bloody Mary’s. Followed by regular Kimski menu 5-9 PM. 

Mon July 17 – 5 PM – Ko-Po (Korean/Polish) BBQ



Maria‘s Packaged Goods & Community Bar and Kimski is proud to re-invigorate our popular weekly Monday evening BBQ cookouts with a our master griller Won Kim handling the heat for our Ko-Po BBQ (Korean/Polish) featuring his take on polishes and kimchi. 

The barbecue takes place every Monday evening beginning @ 5 PM (weather permitting) in our outdoor patio which allows our customers to relax and enjoy the pleasant summer breezes with a refreshing cocktail or quenching seasonal beer. The Ko-Po BBQ will feature a brat with kimchi, fixings and sides and either a draft beer or draft cocktail for only $10.

This Weekend at Maria’s and Kimski…

Thurs July 6 –  The Global Griot – DJ Mwelwa



A global mix of reggae, morna, forro, semba, salsa, bachata, samba, merengue, afrobeat, ndombolo, rai, jazz, funk, son, soukous, blues, calypso, classical, rock, bhangra, zouk, house, soca, and various types of Arabic, Indian & African varieties.

KIMSKI SPECIAL: Fried Chicken Sandwich – weekly rotation of our in house fried chicken on brioche bun from Spoke and Bird

Fri July 7 – Off the Clock – DJs Cotton Fantasy, Coach Orenstrong, Princey Baby



The infectious sounds of boogie, new wave, soul, and soft rock — all vinyl, all good vibes, all night.

KIMSKI SPECIAL: Kopostrami – Sliced corned beef, house sauce, kraut, melted Swiss rye bread from Spoke and Bird 

Sat July 8 – Odd Style from the Numbered Streets – DJs Scrabblor & Dookie Blaster

Starts and ends with R&B and travels the beats between from hip hop to rock to jazz to disco

Sun July 9, 12-4pm – Brunch



Drop on by for our seasonal summer classic brunch with specialty Bloody Mary’s and Mimosa cocktails. Followed by regular Kimski menu 5-9 PM.  

Mon July 10, 5 PM – KOPO BBQ



Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar and Kimski is proud to re-invigorate our popular weekly Monday evening BBQ cookouts with a our master griller Won Kim handling the heat for our Ko-Po BBQ (Korean/Polish) featuring his take on polishes and kimchi. 

The barbecue takes place every Monday evening beginning @ 5 PM (weather permitting) in our outdoor patio which allows our customers to relax and enjoy the pleasant summer breezes with a refreshing cocktail or quenching seasonal beer. The Ko-Po BBQ will feature a brat with kimchi, fixings and sides and either a draft beer or draft cocktail for only $10.
 

Bollywood Beats & Tasty Treats

Maria’s & Kimski present…

Weds June 28 – Maria’s Game Night 7PM



Every Wednesday night at Maria’s we play board games, card games, and video games. We have a few dozen titles that you can play outside our usual old game library shelf in the original bar. But feel free to bring your own!  

Game Menu: Clue, Connect Four, Jenga, Secret Hitler, Timeline, Forbidden Island, Battleship, Mastermind, Trivial Pursuit, Cards Against Humanity, Trading Races, Uno, Coup, and Bang!

Thurs June 29 – From Bollywood to Bridgeport – DJ Tony “The Luck of Lucien” Medina



Crate diggin’ vinyl aficionado DJ Tony “The Luck of Lucien” Medina unearths some rare funky and soulful Bollywood tracks with a little Latin Soul and covers thrown in for good measure

Fri June 30 – Battle of the Beats – Mixmaster Mauler vs The Basher from the Back of the Yards



Catch the biggest DJ grudge match of the year when Matthew Kylestewa, aka The Mixmaster Mauler vs Joseph Bryl, aka The Basher from the Back of the Yards in a no-holds-barred turntable battle royale. This roughhouse cage-match will pit this feisty new-comer against the tested veteran to see who’ll wear the crown in the Bridgeport Brawl & Awe.

Sat July 1 – New Incognito Window – DJ Matthew Kylestewa plus special guest



Playing all genre’s and styles — new releases on vinyl (12″, 45, etc.) and old favorites. Expect the unexpected.

Sun July 2 – Kimski Brunch (noon – 4 PM)



Followed by regular Kimski menu 5-9 PM 

Mon July 3 – KOPO BBQ @5PM


Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar and Kimski is proud to re-invigorate our popular weekly Monday evening BBQ cookouts with a our master griller Won Kim handling the heat for our Ko-Po BBQ (Korean/Polish) featuring his take on polishes and kimchi. 

The barbecue takes place every Monday evening beginning @ 5 PM (weather permitting) in our outdoor patio which allows our customers to relax and enjoy the pleasant summer breezes with a refreshing cocktail or quenching seasonal beer. The Ko-Po BBQ will feature a brat with kimchi, fixings and sides and either a draft beer or draft cocktail for only $10. 
 

Brats & Beats

Weds June 14 – Maria’s Game Night, 7-11 PM



Every Wednesday night at Maria’s we play board games, card games, and video games. We have a few dozen titles that you can play outside our usual old game library shelf in the original bar. But feel free to bring your own! This week we added Battleship, Jenga, Connect Four, and Forbidden Island.

Kimski Special for Wed June 14 – Kimchi wontons – house made kimchi sauteed with noodles, tofu, shishitos served with scallion tamari sauce

Thurs June 15 – Spinnin’ through the Galaxy – DJ Catieo



DJ Catieo travels to outer space featuring a mix of pop synth, electronic and avant-garde music such as Cosmic Machine, Joe Meek, and Alexander Robotnik. Space disco, funk, psychedelia and a bit of psych folk will top the lineup with fine selections from Donovan, the Rockets, Space, Buckle up!

Kimski Special for Thurs June 15 – Fried Chicken Sandwich, weekly rotation of our in house fried chicken on brioche bun from spoke and bird

Fri June 16 – Homegrown – DJ Sol Sun



Funk, soul, disco and broken beats

Kimski Special for Fri June June 16 – Bone in Pork chop plate from Slagel Farms, served with seasonal veggies

Sat June 17 – Electronik Bleeps – DJ Glenn Russel



A night of Blips, Bleeps, Sloooooosh! Perky Experimental and Electronik Muzik Muizik Muzik

Kimski Special for Sat June 17 – Taco day! We are participating in Taco Fest in Pilsen, so for those that do not want to deal with the crowds, enjoy at Kimski!

Sun June 18 – KIMSKI Brunch & Bartender’s Choice



Check out our new summer brunch treats and plates from noon to 4pm.
Followed by regular Kimski menu 5-9 PM 

Mon June 19 5PM – KOPO (Korean-Polish) BBQ


Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar and Kimski is proud to re-invigorate our popular weekly Monday evening BBQ cookouts with a our master grilles handling the heat for our Ko-Po BBQ (Korean/Polish) featuring his take on polishes and kimchi. 

The barbecue takes place every Monday evening beginning @ 5 PM (weather permitting) in our outdoor patio which allows our customers to relax and enjoy the pleasant summer breezes with a refreshing cocktail or quenching seasonal beer. The Ko-Po BBQ will feature a brat with kimchi, fixings and sides and either a draft beer or draft cocktail for only $10. 
 

Beats and Eats

Maria‘s & Kimski presents . . . 

Weds June 7 – Maria‘s Game Night, 7-11 PM



Every Wednesday night at Maria‘s we play board games, card games, and video games. We have a few dozen titles that you can play outside our usual old game library shelf in the original bar. But feel free to bring your own! And, of course you can get behind the wheel and test your skills at Mario Kart 8, Mario Kart 64, and VS. Excite Bike.

Thurs June 8 –  Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) – DJ Matthew Kylestewa, DJ Mark Reyes, DJ Joseph Guzzo III



Playing all genre’s and styles, digital and vinyl new releases.

Fri June 9 – Spins & Needles – DJ Clark Quente



A night is dedicated to ‘the format of integrity’ – vinyl! That’s right kids; All vinyl. All night. From Mod rockers to psychedelic soul, from righteous jazz tracks to dub plates and Brazilian Tropicalia to tripped-out dance beats

Sat June 10 –  Odd Style from the Numbered Streets – DJs Scrabblor & Dookie Blaster



Starts and ends with R&B and travels the beats between from hip hop to rock to jazz to disco

Sun June 11 – Bartender’s Choice



Maria‘s expert mixologists mix up the tunes and cocktails

Mon June 12 – Bartender’s Choice



Maria‘s expert mixologists mix up the tunes and cocktails 

Later event starting @ 5 PM – Ko-Po (Korean/Polish) BBQ

Maria‘s Packaged Goods & Community Bar and Kimski is proud to re-invigorate our popular weekly Monday evening BBQ cookouts with a rotating group of master grillers for our Ko-Po BBQ (Korean/Polish) featuring our take on polishes and kimchi. 

The barbecue takes place every Monday evening beginning @ 5 PM (weather permitting) in our outdoor patio which allows our customers to relax and enjoy the pleasant summer breezes with a refreshing cocktail or quenching seasonal beer. The Ko-Po BBQ will feature a brat with kimchi, fixings and sides and either a draft beer or draft cocktail for only $10.

Kimski will be closed for brunch on Sunday, June 11th. Kimski will be open that evening from 5-11 PM.