622 N. Fairbanks
The Full Shilling Public House
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1501 Central, Evanston There was a time, and not terribly long ago, when one could attend a Northwestern football game confident of the outcome, though of course no one could predict just how many touchdowns the Wildcats would lose by.
Northwestern University's women's lacrosse team Forget those rosters of gazillion-dollar jocks on Chicago's professional sports scene: the area's best and best-coached team just pulled off its sixth national championship in seven years, with so little attention there's a chance you might not even have heard about it.
ROW (Recovery on Water) recoveryonwater.org
Lakeside Lawn Bowling Club
58th and Lake Shore Drive
708-366-8228 OK, it may also be the only place in the city for lawn bowling—but it's a great setting, the 40-by-40-yard "sheets," or lawns of manicured bent grass, hard by the lake.
5300 S. King Dr. For players, a cricket match is an endurance test—matches usually take seven or eight hours.
Novelty Golf & Games
3650 W. Devon
noveltygolf.com This is a pretty thin excuse to write about a mini-golf place, especially given that more spectacular courses exist in Chicago and environs, but Novelty Golf & Games—sometimes informally called "the Bunny Hutch" after the adjoining burger-and-ice-cream place—has a charm all its own.
Damen/North/Milwaukee in Wicker Park Kind of a no-brainer, right?
Eliot Asinof's Eight Men Out With their World Series drought at 103 years—and clearly headed to 104—pretty much any book on the Cubs is about losing baseball.
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