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Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Want To Learn More About City’s New Rules On Coach Houses And Garden Units? Check Out Webinar Next Week

Starting May 1, property owners in five pilot areas can apply to add garden apartments, attic apartments and coach houses to their buildings.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
7:22 AM CDT

Mayor’s Plan To Require More Affordable Units In Residential Developments Earns Key City Approval

The Lightfoot administration's plan would require developers building in most parts of the city to include 20 percent affordable units, up from the current 10 percent.

7:10 AM CDT

Clean Up Churchill Dog Park With Bucktown Neighbors This Weekend

Neighbors will clean the park 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at 1825 N. Damen Ave.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Recycle Electronics, Documents, Medications This Weekend At 1st Ward ‘Shred-A-Thon’

Officials will collect these items 9 a.m.-noon Saturday in an empty lot in Logan Square.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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

Woman-Owned Tattoo Shop Moving From Ukrainian Village To Andersonville, Taking Over Former Mary’s Attic Space

Evoke Tattoos plans to open in July on the second floor of the former Hamburger Mary's building. "Bringing them to the neighborhood is a huge win for us," a chamber of commerce leader said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Kyōten Chef Opening Sushi Restaurant Hinoki Sushiko Thursday In Bucktown

Chef Otto Phan is expanding his Japanese cuisine with an izakaya lounge and omakase experience near the Hideout and Lincoln Yards.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Homebound Chicagoans Have Been Stuck Inside For More Than A Year — And City’s Vaccination Program Still Hasn’t Responded To Thousands Of Them

More than 4,100 people have signed up for the Chicago Department of Public Health's homebound vaccination program; so far, 532 people have gotten vaccinated. Some people could have to wait until the fall to get shots, the city's top doctor said.


Goddess And Grocer Coming To The West Loop This Summer

The gourmet grocer and deli will debut this summer at 911 W. Randolph St. The West Loop store will be the chain's fifth location in Chicago.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

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

Electric CTA Buses Hit Chicago Streets — And More Coming In Years Ahead

The CTA has begun testing out electric buses on the No. 66 Chicago route. If testing goes well, the city agency will move forward with its plan of making the entire fleet electric by 2040.

Albany Park

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

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
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