The Daily Illini

Venue 51 brings back traditional Illini event

 The bar at Venue 51, which is colored by an array of lights, is now opening to the public for Wednesday night drink specials. Previously, the bar was known for hosting private parties.

By Mara Shapiro

August 26, 2015

With exposed ceilings, a hammered metal bar and vibrant lights refracting off the geometric interior, Venue 51 provides a new, contemporary setting for Wednesday night drink specials. Director of Events Paris Blalock said Venue 51, located at 51 E. Green St. and known for hosting various private part...