From Grandiose Mansion To Depression-Era Boarding House, Who Lived In This Unique Wicker Park Home?

A not-so-brief history of 2024 W. Pierce Ave. Explore the home's history and inhabitants from 1894 to 2018 and learn about its next chapter under new owners.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Tavern On North Owner Brings ‘Irish Hospitality’ To 1930s-Era Wicker Park Dive Bar

Owner Frank Cosgrave discovered unopened bottles of 1930's booze when renovating the bar, where you can get a properly-poured Guinness.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Uptown Seniors Blindsided By Removal Of Their CTA Bus Stop March Straight To Alderman’s Office

On Tuesday morning, a dozen seniors showed up to Ald. James Cappleman's office demanding to know why they weren't given notice about the removal of #36 stop at Broadway and Montrose.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

As Lightfoot Tackles Budget Crisis, CPS Near West Side High School Plan ‘Up In The Air,’ Burnett Says

With Rahm Emanuel out of office, the previously planned Near West Side high school is noticeably absent in CPS' latest capital budget. But neighbors aren't giving up the fight.