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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

Battle Between Wicker Park Developers Over Jam-Packed Corner Heads To Court: ‘The City Should Just Fold Now’

The lawsuit comes after former 1st Ward Ald. Proco "Joe" Moreno discreetly approved a massive development nearby.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Discounted Tickets Now On Sale For Educational TIF Event In Wicker Park

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) districts are used by municipalities to incentivize development.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

More Than 50 Bands Will Perform At This Weekend’s Annual Wicker Park Fest

In addition to music, the festival will include local food, arts and crafts, retail vendors and a kids’ area.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Target Can Sell Booze At New Wicker Park Store If Moreno’s Division Street Liquor Ban Is Overturned By La Spata

"We're kind of mopping up Joe's mess today," one Wicker Park leader said, referring to former Ald. Proco "Joe" Moreno.

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

‘Learning To Lead By Listening’: Ald.-elect Daniel La Spata Pledges To Forge A New Way Of Doing Business

"I hope, for you, this models the kind of government that I’m really hoping to bring." Ald.-elect Daniel La Spata (1st) wants to hear from voters before he takes office on May 20.

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

Vacant Storefronts Are Getting Art Installations To Ease The Eyesore And Help Local Artists

The "Window Works" program in Wicker Park and Bucktown is targeted at retail storefront that sit vacant.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Will The Crib Get To Open Its Shelter In Bucktown? Big Vote Coming Friday

The Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 9 a.m. on Friday in City Hall.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Wicker Park Group Says The Crib, A Youth Homeless Shelter, Has Their Support — With Some Conditions

Ald. Scott Waguespack is working with city lawyers on a plan of operation — essentially rules of the road that The Night Ministry must follow once The Crib is open.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Will Lincoln Yards Vote Be Delayed? Hopkins Says Maybe After Mayoral Candidates, Neighbors Call For Stall

"Why not wait? The voters spoke," a member of one neighborhood group said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Wicker Park Meeting About Lincoln Yards Canceled — Because Sterling Bay Never Agreed To It In The First Place

The city's Community Development Commission is slated to consider the $900 million Cortland/Chicago River TIF proposal Tuesday.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
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