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Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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

Support Local Businesses In Wicker Park And Bucktown This Saturday At ‘Light Up WPB’

More than 45 businesses will offer deals and festive treats at the holiday shopping event. There will also be free bike rickshaw rides.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
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A Tree Grows In Brooklyn Flower And Gift Boutique Opens This Weekend In Bucktown

The shop is the latest project from Flowerlife owner Ananda Zoe Breslof, who shifted from doing events to selling bouquets directly to the public during the pandemic.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Brian Mita, Co-Owner Of Izakaya Mita In Bucktown, Dies From Cancer: ‘Everybody Thought He Was A Bright Light’

Mita helped his mother, Helen, run the restaurant as a tribute to his father, Shiyouji. A memorial service will be held Sunday.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Five Star Bar In West Town Reopens Under New Ownership With Updated Menu, Decor

The bar and restaurant is now serving draft cocktails and Detroit-style pizza. It's also hosting weekend DJ nights and other events.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

City Investing $1 Billion In 24 Affordable Housing Developments

The projects include a developer who wants to adaptively reuse a former Chicago Public School building for re-entry housing and a project that is the city's first development in partnership with and for Indigenous people.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

West Town Group Seeking Toys, Volunteers For Holiday Toy Drive And Meal Giveaway

West Town Feeds is dedicating the drive and giveaway to Parveen "Angel" Rajper, a Logan Square community leader who died last month.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Ukrainian Village Gas Station Halted After Community Pushback: ‘Nobody Wants A Gas Station Here’

Cubby Mart Inc. was seeking special permission from the city to build a gas station at Grand and Western avenues. After overwhelming opposition from neighbors, the project will be canceled.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Wicker Park Farmers Market Kicks Off Indoor Season This Weekend

The popular market will be held at the Den Theatre on Milwaukee Avenue through April.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

The Battle For Lincoln Yards: New Map Takes Megadevelopment From The Alderman Who Fought To Build It

Ald. Scott Waguespack (32nd) says adding Lincoln Yards to his ward would make the community more "contiguous." Hopkins called that "utter nonsense."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Customers Can Play With Cats While They Shop At New Wicker Park Boutique — And Then Adopt Them

All proceeds from Tortie & Co. benefit One Tail At A Time's animal rescue programs. Cats available for adoption roam the store during business hours.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Live Nation Won’t Open A Venue In Lincoln Yards, Ald. Hopkins Insists, But Critics Want Mega-Development Out Of His Ward

Ald. Brian Hopkins said Live Nation would not have an ownership stake in any Lincoln Yards venue, but the controversial promoter could be involved in the development in other ways.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Wicker Park Frame Shop Seeking Coats, Boots, Toys And More For Holiday Giveaway

Helendora Samuels Picture Framing is collecting new toys, boots, coats and more to give to people in need during the holidays.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Volumes Bookcafe Opens Wicker Park Pop-Up While Plotting Permanent Return To Neighborhood

The beloved bookstore is returning to Milwaukee Avenue in Wicker Park this month "so that we can be here for everyone for the holidays," one of the co-owners said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Shop Local 2021: A Wicker Park, Bucktown And West Town Holiday Gift Guide

House plants, skate gear, zines and fancy cakes are just a few of the can't-miss gifts available in Wicker Park, Bucktown and West Town this holiday season.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Parlor Pizza Being Investigated By City For Possible Labor And Anti-Discrimination Violations

The investigation comes after former employees said Parlor seated nonwhite customers in less-desirable areas and staff worked extra hours without pay. The city is urging those impacted to come forward. Parlor has denied the allegations.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Run The Wicker Park Bucktown Virtual 5k Saturday And Support Local Businesses

Participants will receive a race map, a race T-shirt and coupons to local businesses. Racers are encouraged to run this weekend for Small Business Saturday.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

West Town Group Plans To Feed 1,000 People This Thanksgiving — But They Still Need Pies And Donations

West Town Feeds will serve meals Wednesday and Thursday to older people, people experiencing homelessness and other neighbors.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Chinatown, Lincoln Yards, Belmont Cragin Emerge As Flashpoints As Remap War Intensifies

One of the most contentious areas in this year’s remap war does not have a single resident living in it yet — Lincoln Yards.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Gallery Cabaret In Bucktown Reopens Next Week After Extended Closure: ‘Like A Phoenix Rising From The Ashes’

The dive bar and venue has long been a refuge for artists of all stripes. Longtime owner Kenny Strandberg died last year, but his son, Mike, will reopen the Gallery Nov. 26.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Groceries By Bike? Courier Startup Will Launch In Wicker Park After Zoning Change Approved

Buyk, a New York City-based startup that provides ultra-fast grocery delivery by bike, wants to expand rapidly in Chicago as rival Getir also launches in the city.

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