Foxtrot Opens Second Wicker Park Location At Six-Corner Intersection
It's Foxtrot's second Wicker Park location.
Beloved West Town Restaurant Tecalitlan Reopening In Lincoln Park’s New City: ‘It’s Still Us’
The restaurant left its West Town digs last year after 47 years in business. "We've been at this too long to fail."
Celebrate Fourth Of July With Honky Tonk, $5 Whiskey And $2 Beers At Chef’s Special In Bucktown
DJ Lawerence Peters will play songs from the Honky Tonk and Outlaw Country genres spanning the 50s-80s decades.
Beauty Bar In West Town Reopens Iconic Dance Floor: ‘Dress To Sweat’
The West Town club known for an eclectic array of themed music nights initially reopened in late May with table seating.
Old Convent At St. Hedwig Church In Bucktown Could Become Apartments
A zoning change would allow a developer to build 21 units inside the old convent, including two affordable housing units.
Group Turning Morton Salt Factory Into Music Venue Sees Promise In Goose Island: ‘We’re Finally Getting Some Love’
Lower rents, edgier offices, parking and outdoor spaces are a draw in a neighborhood once known for industry.
With Wicker Park Fest’s Return, Subterranean Owner Finally Sees Hope For The Future Of City’s Indie Venues
"The impact of a venue on a neighborhood is a lot of business ... . You really are an economic engine. Wicker Park Fest is that on steroids."
Social Justice-Minded Owners Of Split-Rail, The Martin Join Forces To Reopen Restaurant And Gallery In Same Space
The Martin was forced to close its Humboldt Park doors during the pandemic. The gallery is reopening inside Split-Rail.
Dancing In The Streets Festival Is Returning To West Town This Summer
The fourth annual Dancing in the Streets festival will bring together breweries, local bands, food trucks and artisan booths in West Town.
Stop Sign Coming To Dangerous West Town Intersection After Fourth-Graders Protest: ‘We Never Feel Safe Crossing The Street’
A group of fourth-graders have fought for a stop sign for months. Their cause intensified after Lincoln Park High School teacher Alan Nunez was killed at the intersection.
Ukrainian National Museum Opens Theater For Film Screening, Q&A With Ukrainian-American Journalist
The museum will be showing "The Long Breakup," where Katya Soldak documents the plight of Ukraine through the eyes of family and friends in Kharkiv.
Locally Made Art, Handmade Gifts Available At Thursday’s Pop-Up Market At Midwest Coast Brewery
The Chicago Makers Pop Up Shop will hold the outdoor market Thursday to showcase vendors from across the city.
The Stoop Brings Curated Collection Of Vintage Housewares And Clothing To West Town
Sasha Shver left her corporate job in New York City fashion design to follow her dream of opening a vintage clothing and furniture store with her husband.
With ‘Launch Thy Neighbor,’ A Black Sommelier Is Giving Women Chefs Of Color Their Own Stage In Wicker Park
Ermoni Best created the event after years of inequality in the hospitality industry. "I was sick of always trying to conform to be part of this world. So I created my own."
Nini’s Deli To Reopen In West Town — A Year After Closing Due To Protests Over Owner’s Homophobic And Racist Preaching
Protesters rallied against Nini's Deli owner Juan Riesco last year. This week he wrote, "We have decided to double down on our Christian worldview and reopen our family business for the glory of God alone!!"
Crumbl Cookies Opening Wicker Park Bakery Next Week
The bakery chain has more than 200 locations, but this will be its first in Chicago.
‘Shot For Shot’ Vaccination Event Can Score You Free Mini Golf In Wicker Park
The Big Mini will team up with Aayu Clinics to host a vaccination clinic Tuesday at the indoor mini-golf course in Wicker Park.
Video Shows West Town Neighbors Rushing To Help Woman Carjacked Outside Her Home In May
Neighbors opened the car door, kicked the attacker and tried to pull him out of the car, but the man was able to drive away with the woman's car and wallet.
Hideout Reopening In July After 16 Months — But It’ll Be Outdoors-Only For Now
The beloved dive bar is coming back with live music, veggie bingo and the release of "Closing Time," a re-recording of Tom Waits' debut album.
Wicker Park’s Newest Music Venue, The Point, Opens In Former Flat Iron Bar: ‘Spaces Like This Help To Build A Community’
Concert-goers and musicians are ready to get back to Wicker Park stages — and vaccinated people can do so freely at The Point, owner Jun Lin said.