Boystown is a gay-friendly neighborhood on the north side of Chicago near Wrigley Field. The Addison (Red) CTA Station and Belmont CTA Station (red, purple, brown lines) are closest to the neighborhood, where you’ll find a variety of restaurants and nightlife including The Laugh Factory Chicago and Blair Street Theater, home of the Blue Man Group.
Things to Know
- The neighborhood is a short walk from CTA
- In June each year, Boystown hosts the Chicago Gay Pride Parade and Festival on Halsted.
- Top restaurants include Taverna 750 (tapas), Wood, Home Bistro (New American), Rollapalooza (sushi), The Chicago Diner (vegetarian) and Angelina Ristorante (Italian).
Walk east on Addison Street away from Wrigley Field and turn right on Halsted or North Broadway.
Walk east on W. Belmont toward the Divvy Bikes and Fashion Tomato. Turn left on Halsted or North Broadway.
Divvy Bikes are next to the Belmont Station on N. Wilton Avenue and next to the Addison (Red) CTA Station across from Wrigley Field. Bike docks are also in Boystown at N. Halsted and Roscoe and at N. Broadway and Cornelia.