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Wicker Park

Wicker Park
A quasi-chaotic atmosphere of traffic and crowded sidewalks gives the Chicago neighborhood its palpable buzz. The newest immigrants to Wicker Park are diverse by occupation, mixed by levels of education and ethnicity, single or married, but almost always young. Read more about Wicker Park, Chicago.

Wicker Park is part of the West Town community area.
A quasi-chaotic atmosphere of traffic and crowded sidewalks gives the Chicago neighborhood its palpable buzz. The newest immigrants to Wicker Park are diverse by occupation, mixed by levels of education and ethnicity, single or married, but almost always young. Read more about Wicker Park, Chicago.

Wicker Park is part of the West Town community area.
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  • 25 drinks every Chicagoan should try

    25 drinks every Chicagoan should try
    Are you thirsty enough to take on our ultimate drinking to-do list? Some of the drinks features here are signatures that have become synonymous with the bar or restaurant that serves them. Others are just so delicious they've earned legendary status...
  • 10 things everyone thinks about Chicago but no one will admit

    10 things everyone thinks about Chicago but no one will admit
    After living in Chicago for a while, you come to notice patterns. You see the same people on your daily commutes, you frequent the same bars and you find yourself talking about the weather 80 percent of the time. What about the stuff we see every day...
  • Wicker Park bank robbed

    Wicker Park bank robbed
    A bank in the Wicker Park neighborhood was robbed this afternoon, police said. About 4 p.m. a man who looked about 30 years old handed the teller a note demanding cash in the 1400 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer...
  • More punishment proposals for Chicago public nuisances

    More punishment proposals for Chicago public nuisances
    Karma is a bitch -- the baddest bitch, I'd say. We've all fantasized about a universal day of reckoning for the people of Chicago who insist on interrupting our daily goings-on with their "Are you kidding me?" behaviors. One South Side alderman...
  • Headquarters expansion the latest--and biggest--in city's pinball explosion

    Headquarters expansion the latest--and biggest--in city's pinball explosion
    A few brief moments after the doors opened for the first time at Headquarters Beercade’s new pinball expansion, Michael Messaros strolled over to a brightly colored “Tales From the Crypt” game. He was quickly absorbed by the process of...
  • 'Hoop camp' comes to Wicker Park

    'Hoop camp' comes to Wicker Park
    I don’t know about you, but when I think of a cardio-intensive workout some standard images come to mind. There’s the overzealous businessman cruising on the treadmill, the first-time gymgoer aimlessly climbing the Stairmaster and the soccer...
  • Vegan restaurants in Chicago

    Vegan restaurants in Chicago
    From this summer’s vegan menu at Grant Achatz’s restaurant Next to the buzz about plant-based diets, veganism is definitely having a moment. “A few years ago, people said, ‘Oh, vegan? What does that mean?” said Don...
  • Oh Baby! Chicago shops with great registries

    Oh Baby! Chicago shops with great registries
    You know what to expect when you’re expecting. But, oh baby, nothing can prepare you to shop for all the furniture, gear and supplies. Good news: Local baby and kids shops are here to help. Across the city and suburbs there are great places to...
  • Urban explorer aims to visit all 77 Chicago 'community areas' in 77 weeks

    Urban explorer aims to visit all 77 Chicago 'community areas' in 77 weeks
    Bowling trophies that have collected dust from decades past litter the interior of Mont Clare Shoe Repair (7181 W. Grand Ave.), a family-owned business tucked away in the city's far Northwest Side Mont Clare community. The business is celebrating its 75th...
  • Police arrest suspect in beauty salon robberies

    Police arrest suspect in beauty salon robberies
    Police say they have arrested a suspect in a series of salon robberies across the Chicago area in recent weeks. The man was taken into custody Monday and was being questioned at the Skokie Police Department, authorities said. He is suspected in four...
  • Music story isn't over yet for Dolly Varden

    Music story isn't over yet for Dolly Varden
    A sampling of how it works for a rock 'n' roll band in middle age: The bass player and drummer drive in for rehearsal from the suburbs where one of them is an interfaith counselor and the other, for a time, operated a fresh-bread franchise. One...
  • Review: Sumi Robata Bar

    Review: Sumi Robata Bar
    Review: Sumi Robata Bar 702 N. Wells St. 312-988-7864 Rating: 3 (out of 4) Off to a good start Ten years ago, all eyes were on chef Gene Kato when he and his business partners opened a massive, opulent riverfront restaurant on the edge of River North....