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Cubby Bear North Closes Its Doors

Cubby Bear North in Lincolnshire has closed its restaurant and band venue on Milwaukee Avenue.

Cubby Bear North's marquee announces its closure.
Cubby Bear North's marquee announces its closure.

Cubby Bear North in Lincolnshire has kicked off the new year by closing its doors. 

Its marquee, which typically promotes upcoming band performances, simply reads “Closed.” Its doors display messages declaring, “Closed. Happy New Year.”

The longtime restaurant and band venue on Milwaukee Avenue hosted a New Year’s Eve bash. A promotion of that event was the last Tweet sent out by the business. Its Facebook page has been deactivated.

A link to Cubby Bear North on the Chicago Cubby Bear website redirects visitors back to the Chicago page. 

No one answered the phone Friday afternoon at the Lincolnshire location, where the number remains in service. An employee reached at Cubby Bear’s Chicago location said the Lincolnshire restaurant closed Dec. 31 and “as far as I know” it is not reopening.

She directed further inquiries to Cubby Bear’s real estate management company, which could not immediately provide information.

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Stu Pidasso January 10, 2014 at 07:29 PM
Another one bites the dust.... RIP
Benny G. January 11, 2014 at 06:08 PM
No more money to launder. Amazing this place stayed open for 6 months...
Jon Hall January 13, 2014 at 01:48 PM
Skim before launder
Alice Riley January 13, 2014 at 05:02 PM
Now what's wrong with cubby bear?
Benny G. January 13, 2014 at 05:25 PM
It has been shuttered, permanently. Comprehension issues?
forest barbieri January 13, 2014 at 06:10 PM
Maybe the Lake Forest Millionaire can come to the rescue. Anyone know when his bakery opens? I was assured Feb 2013 and it seems to be running a little behind.
Benny G. January 13, 2014 at 09:03 PM
Forest---LOL---Yea, nothing about that flim flam man(imho) in awhile...LOL
Walter White January 13, 2014 at 10:12 PM
Forest be hatin', Marcus be rollin'

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