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‘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

Rep. Quigley To Wicker Park Neighbors: Come To Me With Your Small Business Concerns

In a Zoom call, Quigley addressed issues related to the Paycheck Protection Program, which he said was created in nine days and has "wild gaps."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

West Town Lagging In Census Count, Bucktown And Wicker Park In Slightly Better Shape

"I know you all turn out for West Fest and Renegade Art Fair," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said. "So let's see you turn out for your neighborhood and make yourself count in this year's census."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Links Taproom Leaving Wicker Park’s Milwaukee Avenue, But May Return For Pop-Ups

The bar and restaurant opened six years ago on Milwaukee Avenue.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Learn To Shake It With The Hottest Dance Crew In Town: The Fly Honeys Offer Online Classes During Stay At Home Order

It's not Fly Honey season yet, but the dancers are offering classes and live streamed performances for folks stuck at home.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Damen Avenue In Wicker Park Will Close This Week For Emergency Water Repairs

The city's Department of Water Management will close Damen Avenue between Pierce and North avenues Wednesday-Friday.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Are You A Runner? Here’s How To Jog Responsibly During Coronavirus

"There's a lot of ways to do this that are common sense, require minimal sacrifice and can keep all of us safe," said alderman and avid runner Daniel La Spata.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Coronavirus Testing, Case Count Higher In Wicker Park, Ukrainian Village Than Logan Square, Data Show

The Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday released data sets that break COVID-19 cases down by county and by zip code.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Wicker Park Mom Organizes Window Art Scavenger Hunt For Neighborhood Kids

Examples of art could include a rainbow or an Easter egg. One Wicker Park child has already drawn and hung a picture of a butterfly named Lilly.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Wicker Park’s DSTRKT Bar & Grill Feeding Health Care Workers, Chicago Cops, Laid-Off Workers

"We wanna make sure everybody eats," DSTRKT's owner said. "We just got to be in this together."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Foster Homes Needed For 9 Wicker Park Cats Living With Windy Kitty Owner

The cats have been exposed to ringworm and would only need to be fostered for eight weeks, Windy Kitty owner Jenny Tiner said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawls Are Still On In Chicago — Against Doctor’s Orders

Large bar crawls scheduled for Wrigleyville, Wicker Park and River North are all still on, organizers say.

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

SBK Dog Club Brings Cage-Free Boarding, Grooming, Walking Services To Wicker Park

Cage-free boarding helps dogs feel more comfortable during overnight boarding, SBK co-owner Lana Akhmedova said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Smoking Car Catches Fire In Wicker Park

Two women were in the car traveling north when the vehicle began to smoke, police said. Neither woman was injured.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Do The Drains In Your Wicker Park Home Smell? Don’t Worry, It’s Just Sewer Work

The city is using a new technology to reline a sewer on Leavitt Street on Tuesday.

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

The Show Goes On! Noble Square’s Vittum Theater Reopening Next Week After Flooding

Last fall, a burst pipe forced the cancellation of a sold-out show and damaged the historic theater.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

This Walk Signal Faces The Wrong Way, Sending Wicker Park Pedestrians Into Oncoming Traffic

The poorly aligned pedestrian walk signal at the corner of Ashland and Milwaukee avenues is sending unwitting Wicker Park residents into danger.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
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