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New Mural Outside Bucktown-Wicker Park Library Brings A Piece Of Rural Illinois To The City

Artist and architect Sam Marts designed the mural to be an ode to the corn industry in Illinois.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

With Bucktown Carjackings On The Rise, Police Warn Neighbors To ‘Be Vigilant’

If carjacked, immediately give up your belongings and do not fight the carjacker, police told neighbors. "They're taking everything from a Honda Civic to an Audi A6," a sergeant said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

This Weekend’s Bucktown Garden Walk Offers Virtual Walking Tour, Front Porch Concerts

The virtual Garden Walk won't have a big block party, but it will include a walking tour of Bucktown's landmarks, historical sites, churches, schools and parks.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Bucktown Kids Can Participate In A ‘Virtual Safari’ To Combat Coronavirus Boredom

Families who are taking walks — while social distancing, of course — are encouraged to have their children make note of the animals they see.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Owner Of Gigi’s Kitchen Closes Bucktown Restaurant, Wants To Focus On Support Services For Women

Gigi Downing is going to focus on helping women experiencing trauma by providing cooking classes, hospitality training and job placement.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Grisel & Junior, A Corner Store With 40+ Years In Bucktown, Will Be Replaced By Dentist Office

"Bucktown was [once] full of corner stores," a neighborhood leader said. "It's probably a sign of the times."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Bucktown Parents: Learn About Your CPS Options At Open House Thursday

"The goal of the open house is to get people to send their kids to public schools," one neighborhood leader said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Bucktown’s Churchill Dog Park Needs A $200,000 Overhaul, Neighbors Say

The dog park, which was constructed in the 1990s, is tearing up paws of the dogs who use it, volunteers say.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

How Do Wicker Park And West Town Spend The Money They Rake In From Street Fests? Organizers Refuse To Say, And Some Locals Are Fed Up

The Wicker Park Bucktown chamber asked new Ald. Daniel La Spata to sign a non-disclosure agreement before discussing fest revenue.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Windy City Rehab’s Work In Chicago Over For Now As City Blocks Future Permits Indefinitely

The developer behind the HGTV series has repeatedly violated city rules, and its latest project in the old Miko's Italian Ice building was stopped in May.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

15th Annual Bucktown Garden Walk Offers Block Party, Petting Zoo, Children’s Fest And 90+ Gardens

The Bucktown Community Organization event offers nature-loving tourists a glimpse into city gardening techniques while raising money for local schools.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Neighbors Invited To Tour The Night Ministry’s New Bucktown Spot For The Crib Before Construction Begins

Open houses will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday and 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. May 30.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

The Crib’s Move To Bucktown Approved By Zoning Board After Several Heated Neighborhood Meetings

Despite opposition from residents and parents whose children attend a neighboring school, The Crib will open at 1735 N. Ashland Ave.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Bucktown Residents Divided On Future Teen Homeless Shelter, But The Crib Vows To Be A Good Neighbor

One resident was applauded when he asked: "You’ve searched for two years, and you couldn’t find a space that isn't a stone’s throw from an elementary school?"

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town