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Bouncer Shot Outside Wicker Park Club In 2018 Chasing His Dream To Be A Pro Wrestler
From a childhood dream to a WWE tryout, Jason Harrison's pursuit of wrestling professionally has eluded him for years. But he refuses to give up.8:00 AM CDT
Alliance Bakery Opening Second, Larger Location In West Town This Spring
The Wicker Park bakery's original Division Street storefront will continue operating as-is. Owner Peter Rios hopes to open the new location by June 1.
Lez Get Together Collective Offers Booze-Free Events For Sapphic Women Seeking Friendship And Connection
Daniela Cabada started the collective in January after a popular TikTok about wanting to connect with other queer women outside Chicago’s bar scene and without the pressure of dating.
Dunne, Villegas Campaigns Using Red Boxes As Apparent Signal To Outside Spenders
"Redboxing" is approved messaging on a campaign website to indirectly suggest wording and dissemination methods to PACs. Some election experts have criticized the practice, but redboxing isn’t illegal in Illinois.
Whadda Jerk Owner Hopes Live Events Can Save Struggling Restaurant, But Ukrainian Village Neighbors Push Back
Whadda Jerk is seeking a city license to charge a cover fee for karaoke nights and other live events. But neighbors fear it could amplify ongoing public safety issues on Division Street.
23 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Wine Fest, Shamrock Shuffle, A Pozole Cookoff And More
You can also shop at a farmers market, watch a Double Dutch competition and check out a Woman's History Month art show.
36th Ward Candidates To Debate Northwest Side Ward’s Issues Thursday In Ukrainian Village
Ald. Gilbert "Gil" Villegas and Lori Torres Whitt will answer prepared questions from organizers 7 p.m. Thursday at Homestead On The Roof.
Povos Gallery Opens In West Town To Showcase Emerging Chicago Artists
Lucca Colombelli gives a 60-70 percent cut of each sale to its creator, donates part of its proceeds to a nonprofit and offers free legal resources to artists.
After Donated Toys Stolen, Wicker Park Frame Shop Launches Easter Basket, Toy Drive For Kids In Need
The Black-owned frame shop saw a spike in customers in 2020, but is now struggling. Still, Helendora Samuels Picture Framing is focused on helping Chicago kids in need.
Chicago Drivers Caught On Camera Blocking Bike Lanes Will Soon Get Tickets In The Mail
The Smart Streets pilot program will mail tickets to drivers caught by city camera blocking bike lanes in the Downtown area.
Ald. Daniel La Spata Ekes Out Narrow Win In Close 1st Ward Race, Final Results Show
With all ballots counted, La Spata held 50.11 percent of the vote, just enough to win outright, according to final, unofficial results released Tuesday.
Jojo Baby, Chicago Nightlife Legend Who Inspired Decades Of Artists And LGBTQ People, Dies At 51
Jojo Baby has inspired decades of people and artists in Chicago who admired their creativity, kindness and strong sense of community.
Ald. Gilbert Villegas To Face CPS Teacher Lori Torres Whitt In 36th Ward Runoff
Villegas has received endorsements from officials such as Gov. JB Pritzker and Sen. Tammy Duckworth, while Torres Whitt is backed by the Chicago Teachers Union and mayoral candidate Brandon Johnson, among others.
Local Foods, Butcher & Larder Closing Bucktown Grocer And Butcher Shop
Local Foods, which focused on locally sourced food, will still operate its wholesale distribution business after its retail division closes.
Black Dog Gelato Closes Logan Square And Fulton Market Locations
Owner Jessica Oloroso said financial strain from the pandemic is forcing her to downsize and focus on operating the original Black Dog Gelato, a Ukrainian Village staple since 2010.
15 Things To Do In Chicago For St. Patrick’s Day: Parades, Bar Crawls, Irish Film Fest And More
From Irish music concerts to block parties, we've got you covered.
13 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend (That Aren’t For St. Patrick’s Day)
You can celebrate the Persian New Year, make your own sushi, attend a vintage market and more.
Ald. Daniel La Spata Gains Ground With Mail-In Ballots, Could Avoid Runoff With Sam Royko
La Spata was close to a razor-thin majority of the vote Wednesday as more mail-in ballots were counted, but officials said they won't call the race until next week.
Firewood BBQ Brings Slow-Cooked Brisket, Broiled Steaks And More To Wicker Park
Owners Gosia Pieniazek and Artur Wnorowski also run two other barbecue spots and previously ran the Lokal restaurants. Both have long ties to the Wicker Park area.
Milwaukee Avenue Polish Heritage Signs Debut At Pulaski Day Celebration In Wicker Park
Politicians honored the Revolutionary War hero Monday, with many drawing parallels between the Polish general's life and Ukraine's resistance to Russia.