RED TALES

Serial Soccer Fiction

This list is to help you, dear reader, keep track of locations mentioned in the Red Tales series and whether or not they are “real” or “fictional” locales.

Locations Mentioned in Series

Place

Location

Based On?

Soldier Field

Chicago

real - used fictionally

The Filling Station

Polk St

Louie's Polk St. (c. 2000)

Halas Hall

Chicago suburbs

real - used fictionally

Mike Ditka's

Mag Mile, Chicago

real - used fictionally

Molly's Apt.

Lakeview, Chicago

 

Suenos del Futbol

Halstead & Diversey, Chicago

Hidden Shamrock

Axis

Downtown Chicago

Excalibur/Dome Room (c. 1996)

Lockhart Stadium

Miami, FL

real - used fictionally

RFK Stadium

Washington, DC

real - used fictionally

Smiler Coogans

W Grand, Chicago

real - used fictionally (c. 1996 - 2002)

Calo’s

Andersonville, Chicago

Real—used fictionally