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Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

After 6 Years Of Scaffolding, Window Work At Goldblatt’s Building Might Finally Be Finished Soon

A scaffolding canopy lining the ground floor of the Goldblatt's Building has been up since 2015 and cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Developers Could Pay A $15,000 Fee To Tear Down Homes In Pilsen And Along The 606

The proposal is the latest effort by Mayor Lori Lightfoot and aldermen to slow displacement in gentrifying neighborhoods.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Artists Lead International Women’s Symposium This Weekend In Wicker Park

Equity Arts group plans to use a Community Land Trust model to purchase real estate in the neighborhood and dedicate the property to artists.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Learn How To Make Pysanka, Traditional Ukrainian Easter Eggs, Next Month

Proceeds will support the Ukrainian National Museum, which has been in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood since 1952.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Morton Salt Building, The Fields Project Move Closer To City Council Approval

The city's zoning committee signed off on the major projects on Goose Island and the Logan Square/Avondale border, in addition to approving an ordinance on smoke detectors.

Citywide

ATM, Cash Register Stolen From El Metro Café

The break-in at the Ukrainian Village restaurant happened at 12:45 a.m. Tuesday, according to police.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Here’s How 1st Ward Seniors Can Get A Coronavirus Vaccine

Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) partnered with Oak Street Health to coordinate 100 weekly vaccination appointments for older people.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Cloud Kitchens Benefit Uber Eats, Grubhub While Local Restaurants Suffer, Critics Say — And There’s A New Push To Regulate Them

"The disrupters of the food industry, that’s gonna be the death of your local mom-and-pops," a local restaurateur said. He wants City Hall to regulate shared kitchen spaces rented by national chains.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Locally-Owned Grocery Store Coming To River West In Ground Floor Of Spoke Apartments

River West has waited "decades" for a large grocery store, a neighborhood leader said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Wicker Park Neighbors Try To Block Construction On Vacant Side Lot In Historic District

Staffers working with the Commission on Chicago Landmarks will review the proposal on March 4, but Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd) said he'd ask for an extension.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Learn More About Projects Along Chicago River, Including Lincoln Yards, At Thursday Webinar

The webinar will cover Lincoln Yards, the Morton Salt district, Lathrop Homes, Rockwell on the River and 1308 N. Elston Ave.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Watch Chicago Snowboarders Hitch A Ride Through West Town, Ukrainian Village During Huge Winter Storm

VIDEO: For the second time this winter, 19-year-old Daniel Zablotskiy and his friends decided to suit up and snowboard on the empty, snowy streets.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

20 Years After Their First Date At Club Lucky, Chicago Couple Leaves Staff $2,000 Tip

The massive tip, split evenly among staffers, "put a positive feeling in the air at the restaurant" which has been struggling through the pandemic, the owner said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Chicago Musicians Band Together To Bring Pizzas, Supplies To People Experiencing Homelessness On Northwest Side

With music venues shut down, local musicians Adam Gogola and Jeff Schaller have raised more than $20,000 for people experiencing homelessness through their grassroots organization, People's Pizza Party.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Paulie Gee’s Pizza Now Open In Old Bonci Spot In Wicker Park

Based in New York, Paulie Gee's has multiple locations nationwide — including one in Logan Square.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Vegan Restaurants Team Up For Plant-Based Fat Tuesday In Wicker Park

Offerings include vegan takes on shrimp and sausage po'boys, Cajun Alfredo pasta, Old Bay fries, muffuletta and beignets.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Cinnaholic Bringing Vegan Cinnamon Rolls To Wicker Park

All Cinnaholic products are vegan. The shop offers 40 frostings and toppings people can add to the cinnamon rolls.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Two Carjackings, Blocks Apart, Reported Monday Afternoon In Noble Square And East Ukrainian Village

The two attacks on the same street occurred within two hours of each other, and one victim was shot at, according to police and witnesses.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Fiore’s Delicatessen, Known For Bringing Pepper And Egg Sandwich To Chicago, Closes West Town Deli After 50 Years

Owners Michael and Carmela Fiore opened the neighborhood Italian market in 1970. "2020 made us realize that life is precious, we cannot take anything for granted, so by reflecting on this, we decided that was time to retire!"

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Neighbors Demand Maximum Penalties For Property Owner Who Illegally Demolished Historical Wicker Park Building

Built in 1885, the three-flat was one of Wicker Park's last standing balloon-frame buildings, neighbors said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
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