| May 2, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Take the closet of a hip Bucktown parent and Freaky Friday-fy it, and you might arrive in front of Peek, Aren’t You Curious, at 1723 N. Damen Ave.
The San Francisco-based premium children’s clothing brand has opened its first Chicago...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:10 AM
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...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 4:31 AM
A 28-year-old man was injured when a car turned in front of his motorcycle and the motorcycle crashed, police said.
Police initially said the man was dead but later said he was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in stable condition.
| May 16, 2014
| 8:41 AM
Two weeks ago, Kathleen Alforque, 34, was walking to a Lakeview bus stop when she spotted a group of people outside a shuttle. One of them asked her which way she was headed.
Alforque said she was on her way to the Loop. She got on the shuttle instead...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:23 PM
The deal allegedly went down a few days before the 2012 primary on a quiet street in the Bucktown neighborhood, far from state Rep. Derrick Smith’s stronghold on Chicago’s rough-and-tumble West Side.
Smith, a freshman legislator trying to...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 4:35 AM
A woman left five dogs in her car for more than five hours while she was at a bar in the Bucktown neighborhood, according to police.
The dogs, described by police as "small," didn't have heat, food or water.
Someone saw the woman park her car in the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:00 PM
If you like to make special trips to the farmers market to buy produce, meat and more from small local farms, you'll have another option this fall.
Local Foods--a year-old Chicago company that supplies goods from local farms to restaurants such as...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:24 PM
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...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:12 AM
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...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 6:06 PM
When Holly Worthy moved to Bucktown from Des Moines, Iowa last year, recycling her used cans, bottles and paper goods was second nature.
But Worthy, 25, and her partner, Conor Altier, 28, observed that for many of their neighbors and friends in Chicago,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Six years old, the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival returns next week, May 1-4, at a long string of venues clustered mostly along Milwaukee Avenue in the Wicker Park, Logan Square and Bucktown neighborhoods, where you can't throw an empty...