Here's something you might not know: the owner of The California Clipper, the historic bar and music venue in Humboldt Park, is the one and only Brendan Sodikoff. It's unclear when he added the Clipper to his portfolio, but Sodikoff is planning a change to the place that harkens back to its roots.
The Clipper was originally a movie theater between 1912 and 1918, and Sodikoff says he's remaking the back room into a 40-seat cinema. He also says he'll update the throwback cocktail program while keeping the rest, 40s-era decor, live honky tonk et al, status quo.
Add the Clipper to Hogsalt's looming world domination that includes Maxim's, Balsan and the Waldorf-Astoria, High Five Ramen, his pizza place on Milwaukee Avenue, the recently-opened Cocello, and more.
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