"We stayed through the bad, the good ... and the ugly," said Bob, before remembering when the time they were robbed at gunpoint near the beginning. "We had about 35 bucks in the cash register."
Through it all, Glascott's has remained an integral part of the neighborhood, particularly for Chicago's passionate fans.
"We try to bring the essence of, 'If we can't make it to the game, we're gonna come to Glascott's,'" said current general manager and a third-generation Glascott. "A Bears victory seems to make friendships, and bring people closer together. As the wins pile-up, the crowds pile-up."