'Tis the season for restaurant and bar shutters in Chicago, as Underbar, Michael Diversey's and Nigerian Kitchen have all bit the dust.
In addition, Erickson's Deli in Andersonville is temporarily closed.
The closing of 10-year-old Underbar is another blow to late-night shenanigans in the area, as The Hungry Brain down the street is set to close only two days later. Underbar holds a rare 4 a.m. license, meaning Chicago will have one fewer bar open until 5 a.m. on Saturdays.
The neighborhood will look different next year, as the city in 2015 plans to demolish the Belmont/Western viaduct that ran right in front of Underbar.
Lakeview neighborhood watering hole Michael Diversey's also closed on Nov. 30, announcing the shutter on Facebook.
The shutter news continues in Uptown where Nigerian Kitchen, 1363 N. Wilson Ave., is up for rent, according to Uptown Update, ending 10 years of business.
Finally, the family which runs Erickson's Deli, 5250 N. Clark St., is shutting the deli down, at least temporarily. This comes after a failed health inspection last month.