August 16th Chicago Hypebeast Meetup Official Thread

July 28, 2008 @ 23:25:42
Well the old thread was trashed, so as suggested this is the new one.

Plans:
Meet by Leaders AT ONE PM 1 PM
Chill in wicker park around Miwaulkee around lunchtime till whenever everyone has to leave.
Eat
Take pics
Shop
Have a good time.

No activities peoples under 21 cannot participate in legally, and or might not feel comfortable around. We want everyone to feel welcome and have a good time.

Shops around:
St. Alfred
Leaders 1354
Hejfina
Urban Outfitters
Levi's
Marc Jacobs
Many more depending on your personal taste...

Goals:
Have fun, make a new friend or two, and buy some dope shitsmokeyface

Roll Call: (post here if your down, Please don't flake, AKA BE SURE!)
Kvc06
wishezz
lango
thecityofchi
ash.brownz
justin.
cfarr
seanck
July 29, 2008 @ 11:34:55
I'm down for meeting some "local" HB. Count me in. Oh is there a for sure time...parking is always hell for me in WP.
July 29, 2008 @ 12:40:01
Someone should go out and take pictures of some of the Shops the Chi has to offer!

95% sure I'm down, so just put me down for the damn thing. I'll have to book a hotel and what not. Don't really know many folks in the Chi but me and my girl will be there, and possibly another lady friend or two.

Anybody want to kick it at the hotel room after? We could make it a little drinking party or something!smokeyface

(edit)

Ok, I can get a 2 night stay at the Ramada in Glendale Heights, Illinois for $50. It's supposed to be close to Chicago, but how close is it really? Also, I have no clue about dirrections, would anybody be willing to pick my girl and I up from our hotel?
July 29, 2008 @ 14:06:32
oh shit!
an HB rape party!?
July 29, 2008 @ 14:14:07
^^Haven't made them yet, but yeah 20 miles. Also, isn't there like a train I can catch which has a day pass ticket? Any clue how much that ticket costs? I might have stayed at this hotel before a few years back. Is there a mall near here? I might go with this because then I'll get the whole weekend for only $50 when anywhere else I'd be paying 3-4 times that.
July 29, 2008 @ 14:46:58
Ya you can get a train to chicago from all the subarbs, you'll just have to travel back and forth a bit. In the end you will be saving a lot more by booking in Glendale. I'm not exactly sure what I'm doing that weekend but I know I'll be around the area on Sunday for some bbq an alum is throwing. Saturday trips to Chicago are always fun though so I'll probably be able to go. Forget about malls, just shop downtown.

edit: and drinking party is a good call. i'll look and see if there are any concerts then too
July 29, 2008 @ 14:50:41
^^^An Alum of what?

Can't wait to get back to Wisconsin, cuz I'll finally be getting pussy again!! Been without it for like the whole summer.
July 29, 2008 @ 15:21:00
WHEN???? I will be home in Wicker Park from thursday 10pm till Monday 8am for Lolla, a few evenings are free so............
July 29, 2008 @ 15:27:16
Aug 16th.blushing
July 29, 2008 @ 15:53:30
Not gonna be there.....sorry.
July 29, 2008 @ 18:31:03
^^^^ amherst college. i go there.

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July 29, 2008 @ 21:38:51
Wordddd...this sounds ill, I'm about 80% in. I come back from Toronto on the 12th, and school resumes on the 25th so this fits perfectly...I'll try to save some of my money and not spend it all in T.O. so I can shop with fellow HB'ers and whatnot.

late

www.soundcloud.com/EdHooligan

July 29, 2008 @ 21:41:03
How about 1 Pm?

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July 29, 2008 @ 22:51:43
im down
July 29, 2008 @ 22:58:15
Yeah I'm down, might have football for a little while if its the 16th but ill figure it out. Sounds cool.
July 29, 2008 @ 23:47:32
Just so everybody knows, having 15-30 people is cool, and I have personally thrown meetups like that in the Bay, but just remember a smaller group is easy to control, and will move on faster from shop to shop. I'm even coming all the way from California a few days early so I can make it out to Chicago for this summit I kid you not!

If anything we can kick it and have a mini summit with the folks who do show up and get something to drink after, or drink back at my hotel room or some shit. Either way I am looking forward to the Chi as I've only been twice, once for only a few hours waiting on my train and never for more then a day. Come to think about it the last time I went it was almost winter, and cold as shit!!! I was also escorting a blind kid which wasn't fun at all. Took this fool forever to move!

Trust I will not flake!!

How about 1 Pm?


That sounds cool. That or 12:30. Either way you're the boss so make it happen.smokeyface
July 29, 2008 @ 23:54:13
hope *****s dont flake out
July 30, 2008 @ 00:15:53
an early time like 12 or 1 sounds perfect. I usually have tons of family shit planned late @ night so the earlier the better, gives me more time to kick it with the fellas.

Its whatever's clever...I'm gonna keep checking up and I'm almost 100% down. And if I give my word, I wont flake. I'm very attentive to my not breaking of promises

www.soundcloud.com/EdHooligan

July 30, 2008 @ 01:24:51
90% in... this should be dope
July 30, 2008 @ 03:05:01
I'm still back home in MPLS till late August. I'd be there otherwise.
July 30, 2008 @ 06:09:47
I'll be working but it'd be nice of y'all to stop by...SolematesChicago, that is.
July 30, 2008 @ 11:06:14
Can someone possibly take some pictures of the area and some of the shops around?? I have no clue where I am coming from or going? Possible dirrections from the metro?

Pictures help a lot more then you guys would think. Folks see pictures of all the dope shops and it makes them want to go.
July 30, 2008 @ 12:06:07
i might be able to go, probably
July 30, 2008 @ 12:27:50
Ill be in that area around 3, made I can use my "streetwear spidey sense" to find you guys haha

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July 30, 2008 @ 22:07:07
Can someone possibly take some pictures of the area and some of the shops around?? I have no clue where I am coming from or going? Possible dirrections from the metro?

Pictures help a lot more then you guys would think. Folks see pictures of all the dope shops and it makes them want to go.


Ive taken the metra before. Which one you come from, that stop has 2 different trains.
July 31, 2008 @ 10:13:01
Sounds like alot of people are down, gettin me even more excited. Now I really gotta start saving so I'm not broke lol
July 31, 2008 @ 12:37:27
^^^Just tell the coach you're sick man.

Just in case any shops weren't included I found this list.

List of shops to check out:

A.Okay Official - 3270 N. Clark St. - 773 248-4547
Armory - 3450 W. Lawrence Ave. - 773 463-6558
Belmont Army Surplus - 1318 N. Milwaukee Ave. - 773 384-8448
City Sports (Uptown) - 4601 N. Broadway St. - 773 728-6138
City Sports (Wicker Park) - 1200 N. Milwaukee Ave. - 773 235-9920
Dianas Shoes - 1253 N. Milwaukee Ave. - 773 486-0802 (also a Footaction & Footlocker on the same block)
Fashion Geek - 1734 W. North Ave. - 773 342-8705
Hejfina - 1529 N. Milwaukee Ave. - 773 772-0002
J Bees Sports (North) - 321 W. Howard St. - 847 424-8710
J Bees Sports (South) - 232 E. 47th St. - 773 268-0516
Jake - 3740 N. Southport Ave. - 773 929-5253
Leaders 1354 (North) - 1400 N. Milwaukee Ave. - 773 489-1900
Leaders 1354 (South) - 4351 S. Cottage Grove Ave. - 773 285-1067
Niketown - 669 N. Michigan Ave. - 312 642-6363
P & J Footwear - 1627 W Howard St. - 773 338-1053
Penelopes - 1913 W. Division St. - 773 395-2351
Phenomenal Designs - 1338 W. Madison Ave. - 312 738-2160
Phli - 5210 S. Harper Ave. - 773 493-7454
Rave Sports - 3346 W Lawrence Ave. 773 588-7176
Saint Alfred - 1531 N. Milwaukee Ave. - 773 486-7159
Scoop NYC - 1702 N. Milwaukee Ave. - 773 227-1550
Self Conscious - 1021 W. Lake St. - 312 633-4000
Shoe Avenue - 11227 S. Michigan Ave. 773 468-3936
Snyx Galleria - 4700 S. Prarie - 773 548-4110
Softcore - 1420 N. Milwaukee Ave. - 773 276-7616
Solemates - 2708 N. Halsted Ave. - 773 327-7782
Sports City - 1372 N. Milwaukee Ave. - 773 276-0585
Succezz - 1329 S. Michigan Ave. - 312-431-1900
Tonys Sports (outlet) - 1321 N. Milwaukee Ave. - 773 276-2127
Tops & Bottoms - 3940 W. Madison St. - 773 722-5500
Untitled (Lincoln Park) - 2705 N. Clark Ave. - 773 404-9225
Untitled (Wicker Park) - 1941 W North Ave. - 773 342-0500
Uprise - 1820 Milwaukee Ave. - 773 342-7763
Wearhouse - 2913 W. Addison Ave. - 773-478-6700
Wilson Yards - 1354 W. Wilson Ave. - 773 561-2406
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