Lucy, go see.

Author Reading — 6pm on Wednesday, May 23.
Enjoy $5 house red and white wine for the event.

Fasten your seatbelts for this rollicking, riveting, unusually humorous adventure in love, sex, and geography (that also travels through the 3rd Coast Café!). This is a coming to voice novel based on a true story. Join Lucy Pilgrim on a quest simply to be herself in a man’s world.

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Happy Birthday 3rd Coast Café!

Come in and help us celebrate our
33rd Birthday today!

We couldn’t have done it without our amazing and loyal customers! 

Enjoy $5 well cocktails, house red & white pours and sparkling!
Keep an eye out for our dinner specials tonight at 5pm!

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Seeing is believing?

No, they're really not photographs, but you might have a hard time believing your eyes!  With his mind-numbing, almost microscopic attention to detail, Josh Moulton, is back again to WOW! us with his unique brand of Photorealism. 
Welcome back, Josh!  

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Hurricane Relief

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A piece of art like this will be yours!

The 3rd Coast Cafe Gallery exhibition, 'From the Corners of My Mind', by Louise Rouleau, a.k.a. L'OR Artiste, will close at the end of the month.   As detailed here, this exhibit is practically all that remains of her 35 year career as an artist.  With her own experience of helplessness, hopelessness and loss fresh on her mind, Louise watched in horror as hurricanes Harvey and Irma wreaked havoc on places and people's lives and decided that she must help in their recovery.  The first person who provides proof positive to the Coast management that they have donated at least a thousand dollars (U.S.) to a bona fide hurricane relief charity, such as, YOUCARING - Compassionate Crowdfunding,  HAND IN HAND - A Benefit For Hurricane Relief or the American Red Cross will be entitled to claim one of Louise's last remaining works (20" x 26") as a token of her appreciation for your kindness.

L'OR Loses a Lifetime of Her Work

On June 20th of this year, a "huge wave" from an exploded Montreal water main flooded her basement art studio, and in a few cruel moments, destroyed much of her life's work.  Most of what remains of it today is what was hanging out of harms way, here in Chicago, on the walls of the Coast. 

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