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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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  • Ron De Jesus' danced love letter to Ensemble Espanol

     Ron De Jesus' danced love letter to Ensemble Espanol
    "I had not been in flamenco heels in 20-some years," says choreographer Ron De Jesus. "I was terrified of being exposed, like I was a phony because I hadn't committed to the technique the dancers had devoted their lives to." For De Jesus, creating...
  • Police: Cop shoots man driving toward officers

    Police: Cop shoots man driving toward officers
    Police shot and wounded a man after he threw his car in reverse and sped toward officers in the Wicker Park neighborhood, officials said. The officers had been called to the 1500 block of North Hoyne Avenue around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday after the man...
  • Pizza review: Craft Pizza

    Pizza review: Craft Pizza
    Pizza review: Craft Pizza 1252 N. Damen Ave. 773-442-7238 Rating: 2 1/2 (out of 4) Sometimes one is not enough. Though Scott Toth's Lakeview restaurant Pizzeria Serio has been turning out good brick-oven-fired , Neapolitan-style pies for the last four...
  • Libertyville's new draws: Milwalky Trace & Shakou

    Libertyville's new draws: Milwalky Trace & Shakou
    The last time I was in downtown Libertyville, I was hanging two stars on Tavern in the Town, an ambitious steak-and-seafooder with an impressive wine list. In my view, that was about the only reason to dine on this stretch of Milwaukee Avenue. That...
  • Chicago coffee shops aim to brew perfect cup

    Chicago coffee shops aim to brew perfect cup
    The loud slurping noises were coming from a room toward the back of the coffeehouse as Miro Lomeli lifted cup after cup of brown liquid to his lips. "I'm aerating the coffee as it goes in," he explained, taking another slurp from one of five cups...
  • Wicker Park bakery goes down a sweet rabbit hole

    Wicker Park bakery goes down a sweet rabbit hole
    Christine LaSorda was working in advertising when she realized she would be much happier in a career combining her two childhood pleasures: reading storybooks and making baked goods with her grandmother. So she learned to make traditional desserts at...
  • Haven announces 2014-15 season

    Haven Theatre Company announced its 2014-15 schedule, its second full season, on Monday.  “Hot Georgia Sunday” by Catherine Trieschmann kicks things off in November (Nov. 21 - Dec. 21). At The Den Theatre in Wicker Park, Marti Lyons...
  • A play is coming to a bathhouse near you

    We’ve got steam heat. It was announced on Tuesday that a site-specific play will soon be staged in a Wicker Park bathhouse. Performa, an arts organization in New York, alongside the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and Monique Meloche Gallery will...
  • Free bike events at 'Chicago's next great park'

    Free bike events at 'Chicago's next great park'
    A free bike rodeo, a series of bike-related workshops and a potluck luncheon will take place Saturday in an effort to promote what is being billed as Chicago’s next great park, officials said. The mix of events will take place in Bucktown and is...
  • Sen. Rand Paul says lack of experience not always bad

    Sen. Rand Paul says lack of experience not always bad
    First-term Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, said Tuesday that lack of experience can sometimes be a good thing for people seeking top offices against “career politicians” who have become entrenched...
  • Pastry chefs and restaurateurs discover a shared passion -- in each other

     Pastry chefs and restaurateurs discover a shared passion -- in each other
    Sugar was the lure that connected Gina Howie with Bob Hartwig. Today, it is the foundation of their business and personal relationship. The pair met in 2006, when Gina, then a 27-year-old interior designer from Marietta, Ga., enrolled in The French...
  • The Hypocrites snag a new Den

    The Hypocrites, the longtime off-Loop theater company that has seen strong growth in its national identity, is to take up permanent residence as the anchor tenent of a new 200-seat theater in Wicker Park.  The new theater will be on the currently vacant...