Celebrate the start of the Wicker Park ice skating season by watching Chicago firefighters fill the rink with water on Saturday morning.Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

11 Things To Do In Wicker Park, Bucktown And West Town This Weekend

Where do get photos with Santa, pet portraits, trunk shows, indoor farmers market and a menorah making workshop are among the many picks for November 30- December 2.

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Retired Chicago Firefighter Killed In Attempted Carjacking In Morgan Park

Dwain Williams, 67, joined the fire department in 1992. Police say he was stopping at a local popcorn shop when he was attacked.

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Kitten Trapped In Car’s Engine Rescued By East Ukrainian Village Neighbors

A neighbor who cares for a feral cat colony alerted Animal Control and cops for help, to no avail. It took a nearby vet tech and the car's owner to save it.

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Social Distancing Is A Privilege — And More Black And Latino Chicagoans Died Because They Couldn’t, Study Says

That translated into neighborhoods with more Black and Latino residents seeing more COVID-19 deaths in the spring, according to the study.