She-nannigans, Chicago’s first bar to hire female bartenders in 1970, to host event to support local women running for office this Thursday, February 8

You might miss it if you weren’t looking, but outside of She-nannigans bar on Division Street, there’s a plaque mounted to the brick wall with the following words: “During the 1960’s Chicago’s ‘Barmaids Ordinance’ prohibited women, unrelated to the owner, from tending bar in Chicago. In 1970, the owners of this establishment [She-nannigans] hired airline […]