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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."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
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