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Barley & Brass Bows Out to Make Way For 25 Degrees Wicker Park

Expect an early December opening.

Barley & Brass
Barley & Brass
Marc Much

Carriage House wasn't the only place that closed over the weekend on Division Street to re-concept in Wicker Park. Barley & Brass has shuttered, closing after a little under a year of operations. But it's not goodbye. Barley & Brass' owners, Mac and Joe Boumaroun, plan opening a second Chicago location of their 25 Degrees burger bar concept inside the same space.

Barley & Brass will be closing our doors today, November 1, 2015. We want to thank everyone for your patronage and support over the past year.

Posted by Barley & Brass on Sunday, November 1, 2015

The new 25 Degrees is set to open in early December, a spokeswoman confirmed. The owners love the neighborhood, but didn't think the Barley & Brass concept fit Wicker Park, so they opted to swap for 25 Degrees. Wicker Park will now get what River North is accustomed to: Customized burgers and boozy milkshakes. This would be the chain's fifth spot, as they've got locations in Los Angeles, Huntington Beach, Calif. and overseas in Bangkok.

25 Degrees Restaurant

736 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60610 (312) 943-9700 Visit Website

Barley & Brass

2015 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622

Carriage House

7485 Main Street, , MI 49757 (906) 847-3321 Visit Website

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