Bucktown Roommates Punched Repeatedly During Rush Hour On Milwaukee Avenue: ‘He Just Kept Swinging’
"Absolutely no one got out to help us," one of the women said. "We were on the ground getting the crap beat out of us. Everyone was just recording."
Woman And Her Young Daughter, 2, Carjacked In Wicker Park
The woman and her daughter were sitting inside the car when two men broke the driver's window with a baseball bat, police said.
Pop Up Grocer Focused On Vegan, Gluten-Free And Other Specialty Foods Coming To Wicker Park This Spring
Pop Up Grocer will showcase hundreds of brands April 30-May 30. Customers can experiment with up-and-coming brands that have yet to hit mainstream grocery stores.
1st Ward Office, Neighbors Will Meet Saturday To Clean Up West Town For Earth Day
Volunteers will help tend to areas within the Ashland-Damen-Grand-Chicago boundary, and will get a free lunch from Ukrainian Village restaurant TaKorea Cocina.
Help Neighbors Clean Up East Ukrainian Village, West Town Parks This Weekend
Volunteers will receive a free lunch catered by Ukrainian Village restaurant TaKorea Cocina.
After Pandemic Slows Business For Food Truck, Whadda Jerk Switches Gears To Open Restaurant
Thomas Brewer launched the Whadda Jerk food truck in 2017. Now, he's about to open his first brick-and-mortar restaurant on the Wicker Park-Ukrainian Village border.
Former La Luce Building In West Loop Saved From Demolition Again, Given Temporary Landmark Protection
The former Schlitz Tied House dates back to 1891. Most tied houses of this size and stature have been torn down, city officials said.
Morton Salt Factory Takes Another Step Toward Landmark Status
Developers turning the building into a music hall will keep the factory’s iconic sign, which shows a girl in a yellow rain jacket holding an umbrella.
Foxtrot Market Plans New Store For Wicker Park’s Main Intersection: ‘We’re Thrilled About The Location’
Foxtrot Market plans to replace Café Cancale at the corner of Damen, Milwaukee and North avenues.
One Tail At A Time Reopening Bucktown Adoption Center This Weekend
The rescue nearly doubled the amount of pets it rescued in 2020 compared to 2019, placing more than 1,800 dogs, cats and bunnies into foster homes.
Help Maintain Wicker Park’s Gardens By Participating In Upcoming Plant Sale
The gardens in Wicker Park rely on volunteers and donors. Here's how you can help.
April Showers Bring Ticketing Hour: Check Your Block’s Street Sweeping Schedule Here
Street sweeping resumes Thursday. Avoid a $60 ticket by staying on top of your block's sweeping schedule.
A Look Inside Parson’s West Town: Popular Chicken, Slushie And Patio Spot Opens Newest Location Thursday
PHOTOS: After banks pulled funding, the Parson's team built the restaurant by hand. "We did everything ourselves. It's all about survival."
An Estate Sale In A Storefront: Every Piece In New Ukrainian Village Store Has A Story
Estate sales slowed to a halt during the pandemic, so Chicago Estate Providers decided to bring the sale to the people with a store full of vintage and antique items.
Junebug Cafe Brings Beignets, Gumbo And A Taste Of New Orleans To West Town
The cafe draws inspiration from Jacqueline Mancias' French-Creole heritage and is an extension of the Portage Park cafe of the same name opened in 2018. "We always go back to our roots," she said.
Here’s How You Can Help Make Easter Baskets, Meals For West Side Families
Helendora Samuels and Robert Magiet plan to hand out baskets and meals from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 3 in various locations throughout the city.
LED Street Lights Coming To Wicker Park, West Town This Spring
Installation boundaries are North Avenue to the north, Kinzie Street to the south, Damen Avenue to the west and Racine Avenue to the east.
Clean Beauty Company Sunday Standard Brings Locally-Crafted Skin Care Products To West Town
Clean beauty can be "intimidating" and the self care world is often perceived as "exclusive." Emma Zwissler hopes to change that.
Volumes Bookcafe Closing Wicker Park Location: ‘We Are Really Proud Of What We Built’
Though they are closing their current storefront, the George sisters plan to reopen in the neighborhood: "This does not mean we are leaving you."
The Big Mini, Wicker Park’s Indoor Mini Golf Club, Opens Friday
The Big Mini, a nine-hole indoor mini golf course with a full bar, opens at 1302 N. Milwaukee Ave. on Friday.