Mention Bridgeport as the scene for a prospective night out, and you might be met with a few blank stares and even some half-hearted objections: Isn't that on the South Side? Is there even anything to do there? But just because it's the historical home of both Mayor Daleys that doesn't mean that it's stuffy or—we know what you're thinking—lame. Little by little, the quaint neighborhood has transformed into a hidden gem of stellar food, booze, sweets, and art—the perfect, tourist-free spot for a local staycay. So, have your transit card at the ready—here are our five must-hit to-dos for a progressive day in the self-styled "community of the future." Ready to explore?
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