Name: Whirlaway Lounge
Address: 3224 W Fullerton Ave.
Type of Establishment: Cash-only Bar
Hours: Monday-Friday 4:30 pm-2 am, Saturday-Sunday 4:30pm-3 am
Q: What is your name and position at Whirlaway Lounge?
A: My name is Sergio Jaimes, along with my mother, Maria Jaimes, we are the proprietors of Whirlaway Lounge.
Q: How long have you been in the neighborhood?
A: We have been in the neighborhood for 35 years. My father purchased the business back in 1980 and we have lived here in Logan Square ever since.
Q: What do you want our community to know about Whirlaway Lounge?
A: We have been family owned since 1980. We try our best to build and foster relationships with our neighbors and neighborhood business.
Q: What’s your favorite summer activity in Chicago?
A: I would definitely have to say enjoying a nice day at beautiful Wrigley Field watching our beloved Cubbies.
Q: What positive attributes does Whirlaway Lounge bring to the community?
A: We offer a nice and comfortable place for our fellow neighbors and everyone alike. We believe one of the nicest things about our neighborhood is that there exists a nice community of great people from all walks of life. It is our pleasure to provide a place for everyone to come together and have a great time whether it's watching the Cubs or Blackhawks, enjoying trivia nights, or just having a night out in Logan Square.
Q: Whirlaway Lounge has been around for quite a while, what’s your secret?
A: We have already been in operation for 35 years as owners but the bar itself has been open since the late 40's/early 50's. We just plan on doing what we have been doing since we opened, serving a beer with a smile.