| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:47 AM
It’s summertime, and the living is easy, even for the most hectic breed of professionals: chefs. We caught up with some of Chicago’s top foodies as they prepare to host Korean BBQs or serve gazpacho at home, and asked where they stock up on...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Three rising independent promoters, including the founders of the Riot Fest rock festival and the Spring Awakening electronic-music festival, are joining forces to open a new 1,600-capacity music club next week in the Wicker Park-Logan Square...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Ask Lyra Hill something as innocuous as why she started Brain Frame — the mildly loopy, wildly eclectic and passionately adored comics-and-performance whatchamacallit/updated '60s freak out/cartooning-community rallying point that she launched two...
| Jul 12, 2013
You’ve heard of BYOB. What about BYOD?
Outdoor dining and drinking season is in full force, and more than 60 restaurants have declared their outdoor seating areas dog-friendly with the City of Chicago.
The city previously required a separate...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Acclaimed Chicago architect Jeanne Gang on Tuesday unveiled her plan for a $148 million dormitory complex at the University of Chicago, the latest in a series of bold designs that have remade the storied, once-frumpy neo-Gothic enclave.
| Jul 10, 2013
Double Door, the 19-year-old Wicker Park live music mainstay, would like its forthcoming basement speakeasy to become your neighborhood bar.
"Double Door has been so performance-driven," co-owner Sean Mulroney said. "As soon as the band’s last...
| Sep 16, 2013
In a new twist on an old adage, Stephenie Park's motto might well be, "If at first you do succeed, try, try again."
In 2003, the Chicago-area native and current Wicker Park resident moved to Benin, where she served with the Peace Corps to help farmers...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:06 AM
[Update: Filming for "Transformers: Age of Extinction" will continue this weekend in the Loop. Shooting will take place 7 am to 10 pm Saturday and Sunday on LaSalle Street, from West Lake Street to West Jackson Boulevard. According to a notice sent out to...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:28 PM
A Logan Square man was ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail Sunday after being charged with shooting a man in the head during a quarrel early Saturday in Wicker Park.
Manuel Gonzalez, 29, of the 2600 block of North Sacramento Avenue, faces a first-...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 9:51 PM
A 19-year-old man was shot and killed outside crowded bars on Milwaukee Avenue overnight, one block from where another man was killed inside of Wicker Park last week.
The shooting overnight happened about 2:20 a.m. in the 1500 block of North...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 19-year-old man was shot and killed outside crowded bars on Milwaukee Avenue overnight, one block from where another man was killed inside of Wicker Park last week. Read more
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:01 PM
A 34-year-old man was pronounced dead today after he was shot last Friday in Wicker Park, officials said.
Emmanuel Bass of the 1300 block of North Leavitt Street was shot Friday at about 11:23 p.m.
He was shot after an argument in the park, 1425 N....