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‘Windy City Rehab’ Did Not Rehab The Old Miko’s Italian Ice Building. But You Can — It’s For Sale

Miko’s Italian Ice sold its Bucktown two-flat after 21 years in the neighborhood. Now, it's vacant, gutted and selling for $999,000.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Longtime Wicker Park, Bucktown Small Businesses Honored By Chamber This Week

The oldest business on the list is Rite Liquors, which opened in Wicker Park in 1920.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Weekend Fire Abruptly Closes The Bento Box In Bucktown

The Bento Box opened in Bucktown in December 2010.

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

Plan For Riverfront Driving Range In Former Vienna Beef Lot Clears Another City Hurdle

In addition to a 102-bay climate-controlled driving range, restaurant and bar, the project will develop a public riverwalk.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

GoGrocer Expanding In Wicker Park, Opening 10th Chicago Store

The stores are known for their fresh, ready-made sandwiches, salads and wraps, in addition to a selection of produce, groceries, wine and beer.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Meet Grisel & Junior: As Bucktown Corner Store Shutters, Namesake Owners Share Their Story

Before the store closes for good after 45 years, Grisell and Junior shared the story of their namesake corner store and their Puerto Rican parents who made it possible.

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

Plan For Riverfront Driving Range In Former Vienna Beef Lot Approved By Key City Committee

In addition to a 102-bay climate-controlled driving range, restaurant and bar, the project will develop a public riverwalk.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Man Behind Bucktown’s Frank’s Barber Shop Dies, Leaving Behind A Legacy Of Kindness, Community

From white flight to gang violence to gentrification, the neighborhood has changed a lot since the 1960s. But Frank Burgos was a "mainstay."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Chicago Data Scientist Ends 4-Day ‘Jeopardy’ Run With $35,549 In Winnings

West Bucktown resident Alex Damisch is now settling back into her routine, which includes weekly trivia at Logan Square's Navigator Taproom.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

What’s That Red Paint On Western Avenue? CTA Buses Now Have Their Own Lanes To Ease Gridlock

The bus lane program is about to get a lot bigger as Mayor Lori Lightfoot quadrupled the program's budget to $20 million.

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In ‘Stupid, Unnecessary’ Act, Holstein Park’s Preschool Room Is Ransacked, Pilfered

Someone trashed "Kiddie College." Now neighbors of the Bucktown park are rallying to clean up the mess and replace the items stolen.

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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

‘She’s A Bother To No One’: Bucktown Neighbors Angry At CTA For Removing A Bus Bench Where Homeless Woman Sleeps

The bus bench, which Maria uses as a bed, was removed over the weekend to the dismay of Bucktown neighbors. One of those neighbors replaced the bench with an old wooden one for now.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Plan To Turn Old Vienna Beef Factory Into Driving Range And Restaurant Considered By Bucktown Neighbors

Currently, Drive Shack has locations in Florida, Virginia and North Carolina.

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Here’s What The New Walsh Park Playground On The 606 In Bucktown Looks Like (PHOTOS)

Walsh Park reopened this week following six months of renovations.

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Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi Is Coming To Wicker Park, And He Wants To Answer Your Questions About Property Taxes

While increasing property taxes are a last resort, Mayor Lightfoot has said she will do what is necessary to get Chicago out of its $838 million hole.

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The Crib Expected To Open New Bucktown Shelter For LGBTQ Youth In March 2020

Construction has begun on the shelter for youth experiencing homelessness, which divided neighbors earlier this year.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Luxury Apartments That Lost Heat During Polar Vortex Now Without AC For Days, And Residents Are Fed Up

"When I chose to live in this building, I thought there would be a certain level of service."

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