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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

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

‘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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

‘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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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, Bucktown, West Town

Wicker Park Indoor Farmers Market Moves To The Robey Saturday

The market will run on the first Saturday of each month December-April.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Here’s What the Yeti Store That Replaced Double Door In Wicker Park Looks Like (PHOTOS)

CA Ventures, Yeti’s landlord, still won't say where the iconic Double Door Liquors sign is being stored, or reveal future plans for the sign.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Plan To Build 19 Apartments In Historic St. Paul’s Church Too Dense, Wicker Park Group Says

Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) would need to approve a zoning change to bring the number of apartments from eight to 19, but Wicker Park Committee members have concerns.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
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