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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
First A Carjacking, Then A $100 Speed Camera Ticket Thanks To Car Thief
Sam Royko's 2016 Audi was carjacked Jan. 16. On Saturday, he got a $100 "final determination" speed camera ticket letter from the city.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lightfoot Unveils Plan To Boost Affordable Housing In New Developments, But Some Aldermen Want Stronger Measures
Mayor Lori Lightfoot's plan would require 20 percent affordable units in some new developments, but a competing plan backed by aldermen seeks a minimum affordable requirement of 30 percent.
Chicago Wants To Fine Employers Who Retaliate Against Their Workers For Taking Time Off To Get Vaccinated
"No worker should have to choose between keeping their job and getting the COVID-19 vaccine," the mayor said.
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."
Clinic Took 6,000 Vaccines Meant For CPS Workers, Gave Them To Other People, City Says
The city has cut off its supply of doses to the provider, Innovative Express Care, according to the health department.
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.
After Decades In Wicker Park, Senior Homeowners Forced Out By Skyrocketing Property Taxes: ‘This Neighborhood Has Broken My Heart’
Some homeowners bought their buildings in the '70s and '80s. But gentrification has made their property tax bills bigger than a mortgage — and they don't qualify for valuable tax breaks.
2021 Wicker Park Farmers Market Accepting Applications
The 2021 outdoor market will begin in May and run weekly through October.