Known for serving whisky-spiked coffee during the Prohibition Era, the decades-old speakeasy is rumored to be home to a revenge-seeking spirit. Where’d she come from? Simon Lumberg, a Swedish immigrant who opened up the bar in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood during the 1920s, had a son named Roy Lumberg, who stirred up some family drama when he had intimate relations with a married woman. That woman died in a car accident while traveling with Roy, and years later, right after Roy’s death, his image was found mysteriously cut out of a family mural that spans one side of the bar. Today, some patrons say they can sense the spirit’s presence while sitting at the bar.
Check out this video to learn more about the bar’s haunted past.