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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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  • Go zen: 5 outdoor yoga spots to try

    Go zen: 5 outdoor yoga spots to try
    Need to work on getting zen due a stressful week? Look no further than these scenic spots for an outdoor yoga session. If you're feeling adventurous, there's even yoga on paddleboards at Montrose, North Avenue and 31st Street beaches. (You must provide...
  • Driving on LSD: Building a new North Lake Shore Drive

    Driving on LSD: Building a new North Lake Shore Drive
    In the future, North Lake Shore Drive could have a dedicated CTA bus lane, a light rail, or miles of extra parks along the lakefront. At the very least. Over the next four years, city and state officials will be collecting, refining and studying...
  • REVIEW: 'Cascabel' by Lookingglass Theatre Co. ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Cascabel' by Lookingglass Theatre Co. ★★★½
    Staring at Rick Bayless chopping greens — and, let's face it, most of the ticket buyers at “Cascabel” are paying the big bucks to stare at the famous Chicago chef en personne and eat his delicious Mexican-inspired vittles — it...
  • Man recalls Lollapalooza 'zombie' bite, worries about HIV, hepatitis

    Man recalls Lollapalooza 'zombie' bite, worries about HIV, hepatitis
    Ben Lenet hasn't missed Lollapalooza since 2008, but he's wondering whether he'll ever return after a "zombie"-like attack left a sizeable bite wound on his right arm. Lenet, 29, of Wicker Park, said he and two friends were watching Arctic Monkeys...
  • For this longtime fan, Lollapalooza really bites

    For this longtime fan, Lollapalooza really bites
    Ben Lenet hasn't missed Lollapalooza since 2008, but he's wondering whether he'll ever return after a "zombie"-like attack left a sizeable bite wound on his right arm. Lenet, 29, of Wicker Park, said he and two friends were watching Arctic Monkeys...
  • Overdraft protection can add up to hefty fees on small purchases

    Overdraft protection can add up to hefty fees on small purchases
    Consumers who sign up for overdraft protection are paying hefty penalties when they go over their limit for the smallest of purchases, according to a new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In fact, most of the purchases that triggered...
  • Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Pig Out For Charity 25 Degrees 736 N. Clark St. 312-943-9700 Fill up for a good cause at this outdoor benefit for the 100 Club of Chicago where police officers from four districts compete in a round robin-style burger contest. Admission includes...
  • Robber sporting security uniform holds up bank

    Robber sporting security uniform holds up bank
    Police were searching for an armed man wearing a dark blue or black security shirt that robbed a bank in the Wicker Park neighborhood this morning. The bank hold up happened at 10:35 a.m. at the North Community Bank, 1555 N. Damen Ave., according to...
  • One Off's newest restaurant: Dove's Luncheonette

    One Off's newest restaurant: Dove's Luncheonette
    A lot of news has come out of One Off Hospitality this summer, the restaurant group behind Blackbird, Avec, The Publican and The Violet Hour. Now comes word of their latest restaurant addition, called Dove's Luncheonette. The "Mexican-inspired soul...
  • Stand-up Scene: Filling the Just for Laughs void

    Stand-up Scene: Filling the Just for Laughs void
    Once upon a time each June, hundreds of hilarious people from across the comedy universe descended upon Chicago for a very funny festival called Just for Laughs. In a single week, you could zip from the Chicago Theatre, where Steve Martin would be in...
  • Armed robber hits head shop: 'If you're cool, I'm cool'

    Armed robber hits head shop: 'If you're cool, I'm cool'
    The customer was browsing the Wicker Park head shop for about 15 minutes when he finally picked out two oil vaporizers and brought them to the counter. "Where did I put that card?" he said as he pretended to check his pockets, according to police. Then...
  • Drink this: Watermelon mojito at Las Palmas

    Drink this: Watermelon mojito at Las Palmas
    Watermelon mojito: Wicker Park restaurant Las Palmas offers an array of Mexican and Latin American dishes, including several tasty vegetarian and vegan options, in a festive, welcoming environment teeming with vibrant local artwork. Las Palmas'...