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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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  • Survey: Chicago ranks high for Millennial living, especially Wicker Park

    Survey: Chicago ranks high for Millennial living, especially Wicker Park
    When it comes to ranking the best cities for Millennials, Chicago is just off the winners podium.á Chicago is the fourth best place to live for Millennials, according to a recently published survey by neighborhood and school data aggregator Niche. Using...
  • Wicker Park deemed a top spot for millennials

    Wicker Park deemed a top spot for millennials
    Wicker Park is among the best neighborhoods in the country for millennials to live in, according to a new national ranking. Of course, that’s sort of like declaring the Gold Coast is a good place for rich people or saying University of Chicago...
  • 3 need-to-know spring spirits

    3 need-to-know spring spirits
    As bars phase out their bourbon-heavy winter cocktail menus, we're giddy to see tequila, gin and rum making their seasonal debuts. But along with those staples, bartenders are introducing other, less familiar warm-weather spirits to the mix. This is the...
  • Comedy Exposition of 2014 brings laughs back to Chicago

    Comedy Exposition of 2014 brings laughs back to Chicago
    There would be no big-time comedy festival in Chicago in 2014, it seemed, until four Chicago comics and a journalist decided to create their own. The Just For Laughs Chicago comedy festival, sponsored by TBS, had been hosted in Chicago for five straight...
  • New boutique on Michigan Avenue, Buffalo Exchange dollar sale and more deals

    New boutique on Michigan Avenue, Buffalo Exchange dollar sale and more deals
    Just caught wind this morning that a new boutique, Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet, opens on Michigan Avenue today near Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci. The store, equipped with vintage furniture and a muraláceiling, stocks designer women's clothing in...
  • FBI searches for woman who robbed Wicker Park bank

    FBI searches for woman who robbed Wicker Park bank
    Investigators are searching for a woman who robbed a bank Friday in the Wicker Park neighborhood, FBI officials said today. The robbery happened at 3:34 p.m. at the North Community Bank branch, 1555 N. Damen Ave., according to the FBI. The woman...
  • Police: Husband and wife -- both officers -- dead in apparent murder-suicide

    Police: Husband and wife -- both officers -- dead in apparent murder-suicide
    A Cook County sheriff's office correctional officer apparently shot to death his wife, a Chicago police officer, inside their Southwest Side home Sunday morning before turning the gun on himself, authorities said. Javier Acevedo and his wife, Veronica...
  • Naperville makes list of best spots for college grads

    Naperville makes list of best spots for college grads
    Attention, college graduates: If Chicago's hot Wrigleyville, Wicker Park or Bucktown neighborhoods aren't for you, consider Naperville. That is, if you don't want to live in major city. Editors at Livability.com, which focuses on small- to mid-sized...
  • 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...
  • Wedding venue quiz: What's your aisle style?

    Wedding venue quiz: What's your aisle style?
    Location, location, location: The old adage doesn't just apply to real estate holdings. When you're choosing the venue for your wedding, the setting establishes the tone for the whole shebang. Take our quiz and find out which up-and-coming venues fit...
  • Penrose Brewing (finally) reaches Chicago taps

    Penrose Brewing (finally) reaches Chicago taps
    Brewer Tom Korder already had plenty of details to share about Penrose Brewing Company when we first spoke to him in September. From big-picture ideas about his brewing style to intricacies like beer names and tap handle design, it felt like Penrose could...
  • Police: Man tried to lure boy into car in Wicker Park

    Police: Man tried to lure boy into car in Wicker Park
    Chicago police have issued a community alert for the Wicker Park neighborhood after a man tried to lure a 10-year-old boy into his car while the child was walking to school this morning. According to a release from the Chicago Police Department Office...