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Help Maintain Wicker Park’s Gardens By Participating In Upcoming Plant Sale

The gardens in Wicker Park rely on volunteers and donors. Here's how you can help.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Here’s How To Sign Up For Wicker Park’s ‘Garden As Inspiration’ Art Classes

The gardens are volunteer-run and neighborhood-funded.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

It’s ‘Do Or Die’ For Some Small Businesses In Wicker Park And Bucktown As Winter Looms

"We’re not gonna be around if we don't have business. We won't be here if everybody goes to Amazon. That’s across the board."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

After Attack On Wicker Park Staffer, Park District Beefs Up Security, 7-Eleven Owner Installs New Lock

The man accused of the attack is also accused of robbing a 7-Eleven repeatedly over the past two weeks, police said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Collapsed Wicker Park Home Will Be Rebuilt, Realtor Says

The initial plan was to preserve the exterior and rehab the interior, but now, the entire home will be rebuilt, a realtor told Block Club.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Police Investigating String Of Carjackings In Wicker Park And Bucktown

It's not yet clear if Thursday's carjackings in Bucktown are related to two other carjackings from earlier in the week, police said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Nature Yoga Sanctuary Closes Wicker Park Studio After 16 Years, But Virtual Training Will Continue

Owner Nicole Sopko said closing the business was a "necessary financial decision." Attendance in virtual classes dropped and soon the studio saw less than half its typical income.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Wicker Park Mother Carjacked At Gunpoint While Dropping Off 6-Year-Old At Camp

One person was arrested after police used the stolen Volvo's GPS to track it.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Helendora Samuels Picture Framing, One Of Few Black-Owned Shops In Wicker Park, Struggling During Pandemic

Wicker Park has few Black-owned businesses. With neighbors' support, framing experts Sylvester "Tommy" and Helendora Samuels hope to stay.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Sweetgreen Restaurant Opens New Wicker Park Location

Founded in 2007 in Washington, D.C., sweetgreen sources local ingredients for region-specific bowls, salads and plates.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Polish Triangle Neighbors Step Up To Save Podhalanka With Fundraisers, T-Shirts, Free Web Marketing

After reading Podhalanka was in danger of closing, neighbors reached out to owner Helena Madej to help keep her restaurant afloat.

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

Here’s How To Support Black-Owned Businesses In Wicker Park, Bucktown And West Town

Campaigns to help Black business owners have led to boosts for some people.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

After Five Years Of Planning, Wicker Park Hyatt Hotel, Rooftop Bar Officially Open

The hotel’s opening marks the end of a five-year journey. The hotel at 1551 W. North Ave. is on the site of a former gas station.

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

These Wicker Park, Bucktown And West Town Businesses Are Reopening This Week

Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd) said it's time for citizens to make "informed decisions" about supporting newly reopened restaurants, bars, salons and retail stores.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Boarded-Up Wicker Park Businesses Have A Message For Customers: Black Lives Matter

Two shops have temporarily stopped sales and instead are urging customers to support Black-owned businesses and organizations in Chicago.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Neighbors Clean Up Wicker Park, Bucktown Following Looting Of At Least 40 Businesses — Including Family-Owned Shops

"No one was organizing the groups, people felt like they had a duty to the neighborhood and to the businesses," one neighbor said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

George Floyd Protests In Chicago: The Weekend In Photos

Fires, looting and marches marked a weekend of unrest in Chicago in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

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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
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