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Join us for LUCHA’s #ThrowbackThursday!

May 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Throw it back to 1982 with LUCHA!

LUCHA is hosting a one of a kind #ThrowbackThursday party in celebration of 34 years of service in the Humboldt Park, Logan Square, West Town, and Hermosa communities. The proceeds of each $25* ticket sold will benefit LUCHA’s programs, including the LUCHA Law Project, foreclosure intervention, affordable housing development, and other life-changing services.

LUCHA’s #TBT event will include music by the not to be missed Boogie Munsters, an 80s and 90s dance party (feel free to bust out that Cabbage Patch), arcade games, vintage post cards, a local pizza competition (YEAH, we went there), and more! Admission includes two drinks of your choice, arcade tokens, unlimited pizza worthy of a Ninja Turtle (stay tuned as we announce the participants), & free parking thanks to our friends at Liberty Bank for Savings (you KNOW you know that statue)!

We’ll also be displaying vintage LUCHA and Humboldt Park photos from our archives. Come take it back with us!

*Please purchase a ticket through the EventBrite link above or at the door.


#TBT w/ LUCHA and Friends!

Would you like to be a part of our #TBT w/ LUCHA event? It’s not too late! We invite you to consider supporting our event as a Friend of LUCHA.

Your generous $300 contribution comes with the following perks:
#CompanyName printed on our super cool #TBT w/ LUCHA tee
#CompanyName listed on the LUCHA website, newsletter and Facebook/Twitter accounts as a sponsor
#TwoTix (which include drink packages, parking and pizza) to the event
#Interested? Call James @773.276.5338 ext. 231 Or email!



I can’t attend the event; how else can I support LUCHA’s mission?
Please consider making a donation instead. You can donate through EventBrite or by going to You can also mail your check to LUCHA at 3541 West North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647. Another way to help support our mission is to become a volunteer or intern. Email us at to learn more.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Yes, you must be 21 or older and bring a photo ID for entry.

Are children allowed at the event?
No. Unfortunately, due to venue restrictions, absolutely no children will be allowed at this event. All attendees must be 21 or older to enter. This restrictions includes infants and toddlers. No exceptions will be made.

Can I bring my teennager or college student?
No. Although Emporium is an arcade, due to the nature of the venue and the full alcohol service, absolutely no guests under 21 will be admitted. Please bring a photo ID for each guest.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Parking: There will be free parking at Liberty Bank’s parking lot (directly across from the venue). To receive free parking, pelase present your printed ticket, emailed ticket, or confirmation through your EventBrite app.

The “L”: The easiest route through public transit is to take the Milwaukee Blue Line to California. From California, walk west to Milwaukee and make a left. Continue down Milwaukee for about two blocks. Emporium will be on your right.

Buses: Nearby bus lines include the 56 and 74 at Fullerton and Milwaukee and the 52 at California and Milwaukee.

Cycling: If you live in the area, you may be able to take the 606 Bloomingdale Trail to California. From there, head north to Milwaukee and make a left. The destination will only be two blocks further. There is also a Divvy station on the intersection of Milwaukee and Rockwell.

Other: During peak hours, you may be able to hail a cab from outside of Emporium, or on the intersection of Milwaukee and California. Other options include Uber and Lyft, which are readily accessible.

What can/can’t I bring to the event?
Do: You are welcome to bring your own food to the venue.

Don’t: Please do not bring your own alcohol to the event. This is not a BYOB venue.

Will there by vegan/ dairy-free/ gluten-free options?
Yes, LUCHA will ensure that the pizza contains options for people with dietary restrictions.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email us at or call us at (773) 276-5338 ext. 256.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, you have the option of printing your ticket or showing us your confirmation email through your mobile device.

Can I buy tickets at the door?
Yes, we will be accepting cash or credit.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay?
Maybe: If you are a guest of the attendee (or bringing your own guest), you must purchase a second ticket with the guest’s name. However, if you are no longer using your ticket, you may give it to a friend. Please send us an email confirming the switch.


May 26, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm




Emporium Arcade Bar
2363 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647 United States

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