Hopleaf Bar in Andersonville continues to thrive thanks to the community

Ji Suk Yi

Hopleaf Bar in Andersonville. (WGN Radio)

Since 1992, Hopleaf Bar has been a both a mecca for craft beer fans and a relaxed convivial neighborhood pub in Andersonville. Michael Roper, owner of Hopleaf Bar, joins Ji to discuss how the bar is adjusting amid the coronavirus pandemic. Although the bar is closed, they have sold other items on their menu to the public like mussels, bottled beer and wine, and even kegs! To donate to the staff at the Hopleaf Bar, visit their GoFundMe page here.

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Born in South Korea, Ji Suk Yi immigrated to the U.S. when she was almost five years old. She had an eclectic childhood— a fusion of Southern and Korean American culture. She’s called Chicago home since 2006. (Click for more.)
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