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Wicker Park Leaders Approved A New Western Avenue Condo Building. Months Later, Neighbors Are Still Fighting It
A developer wants to build a 38-unit building on a vacant lot, but neighbors say the project is too big and will result in too much traffic.
Controversial Plan To Build In Wicker Park Historic District Side Lot Gets A Key City Approval
Built in 1884, owners of the three-flat historically maintained the vacant lot as a lush garden. A new owner has other plans.
Wicker Park Neighbors Try To Block Construction On Vacant Side Lot In Historic District
Chicago Landmarks staffers will review the proposal Thursday, but Ald. Brian Hopkins said he will ask for an extension.
Wicker Park Neighbors OK 38-Unit Western Avenue Condo Project As Part Of Slate Of Zoning Proposals
Neighborhood leaders met Tuesday to review several proposals, though the Wicker Park Committee as a whole will cast formal votes on the issues next month.
Here’s How You Can Buy A Meal For A Family In Need From Wicker Park’s Ina Mae Tavern
Money must be donated by the end of Sunday. Meals will be delivered Dec. 23.
After A String Of Carjackings This Summer, More Attacks In Wicker Park, Bucktown Rattle Neighbors
District Cmdr. Elizabeth Collazo said Wicker Park and Bucktown's proximity to the Kennedy Expressway makes the neighborhoods a prime target for carjackings.
After 300-Person Pandemic Party, Proposed Wicker Park Rooftop Bar’s Future Uncertain
“I think there’s been a real loss of good faith here,” a neighborhood leader said Wednesday.
Wicker Park Neighbors Push Alderman To Block 16-Story Tower — But Ordinance Has Stalled
Members of a neighborhood group want Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) to change the zoning for a controversial 16-story high-rise at the corner of Division Street and Ashland Avenue.
Want To Fight For Social Justice But Not Sure Where To Start? Allyship 101 Workshop Aims To Inform, Empower
The training will be led by Sterling Haukom Anderson, a co-founder of Women Unite! and the manager of training and development at Thresholds.
Former Robey Hotel Staffers Want Manager, Chef Fired After Years Of Alleged Racist Abuse, Sexual Harassment
From forcibly kissing a bartender to calling a Black server "Aunt Jemima," workers say a general manager has allowed a culture of abuse to run rampant.
Help Support Wicker Park, Bucktown Businesses By Buying Neighborhood-Themed T-Shirts, Face Masks
T-shirt and mask sales will support the Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber Of Commerce's micro grant program.
New Wicker Park Alderman Works To Undo Rival’s Controversial Final Move In Office
Ald. Daniel La Spata is trying to stop a high-rise project pushed through City Council by former Ald. Joe Moreno during his final meeting after losing re-election.
‘So Full Of Life’: Beloved Wicker Park Neighbor Geraldine ‘Geri’ Baginski Dies In House Fire At 76
Geraldine "Geri" Baginski, 76, was a devoted member of St. Helen's Parish Catholic Church and a champion of historic preservation and the arts in Wicker Park.
Hyatt Place Hotel Near Wicker Park Delays Opening But Is ‘Almost Across The Finish Line’
The hotel at 1551 W. North Ave. is on the site of a former gas station. Neighbors forced the chain to redo the design to make it "less suburban."
COVID-19 Relief Grants Benefit 15 Wicker Park, West Town Theaters And Arts Organizations
Grants range from $2,500 to $13,500 annually for Chicago organizations with budgets under $1 million.
‘Shameless’ Or Helpful? West Coast Weed Dispensary Is Offering $10,000 To Social-Equity Applicants In Chicago
A company that aims to be the "7/11" of weed wants Chicago social equity applicants to join its venture, but some locals were not pleased.
Get Involved In A Festive Way By Attending Wicker Park Committee’s Annual Holiday Party
Raffle winners will receive cash prizes from Canine Crews, Volumes Bookcafe, Shred 451, Garden Gourmet, Bollywood Groove and other local businesses.
Wicker Park Indoor Farmers Market Moves To The Robey Saturday
The market will run on the first Saturday of each month December-April.
Emporium Arcade Owners’ Plan To Turn Barry’s Drugs Into Recreational Cannabis Dispensary Hits Roadblock In Wicker Park
The Logan Square-based Modern Cannabis, which is owned by the duo behind Emporium, applied for the license for Milwaukee Avenue between Damen and Ashland avenues.
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.