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    Saved by the Max

    LOCATION Saved by the Max, a “Saved by the Bell”-themed restaurant based on the classic Max diner from the beloved 90s teen sitcom! ORIGINAL CHICAGO ADDRESS 1941 W North Ave Chicago, IL 60622 CURRENT LOS ANGELES ADDRESS 7100 Santa Monica Boulevard West Hollywood, CA savedbythemax.com STORY & PHOTOS I visited Saved by the Max on a September 2016 visit to Chicago, but I didn’t realize until the creators were about to open their new Los Angeles location that I never wrote about the original! So here it is, my experience at a supremely “Saved by the Bell”-themed restaurant. (And, yes, I was a total dork and wore a “Saved by…

  • Theme Party,  TV

    Theme Party: “Parks and Recreation”

    On Tuesday, February 24th, at 10pm, NBC will send off “Parks and Recreation” with a one-hour finale. It’s super sad to think about, because the residents of Pawnee have been amazing and hilarious to watch over the past seven seasons. But you can smile through your tears if you host a “Parks and Rec” finale party before, during, or after the final episode airs.