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Bucktown

Bucktown
Visitors make a beeline to Bucktown from around the metro Chicago area for dining, dancing and other diversions. Read more about Bucktown, Chicago.

Bucktown is part of Chicago's Logan Square community area.
Visitors make a beeline to Bucktown from around the metro Chicago area for dining, dancing and other diversions. Read more about Bucktown, Chicago.

Bucktown is part of Chicago's Logan Square community area.
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Top Bucktown Articles

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  • Door thwarts would-be burglar at West Side bar

    Door thwarts would-be burglar at West Side bar
    The burglar who tried to break into a Wicker Park bar last week came up empty after trying to pull a door he should have pushed—and damaging the door too much to open it, according to the bar’s owner and video surveillance of the break-in...
  • Do-it-yourself charity is family affair

     Do-it-yourself charity is family affair
    At a glance, the scene of people unloading trucks and unpacking boxes at a Bucktown neighborhood church on a recent Saturday could have been any end-of-year donation drive for the Chicago area's less fortunate. But instead of unacquainted volunteers...
  • CTA asks Ventra holdouts why they haven't switched over

    CTA asks Ventra holdouts why they haven't switched over
    When the CTA contacted Jeremy Capp late last month to ask why he had not yet transitioned to Ventra, the Bucktown resident told the CTA he was not planning to activate his Ventra card until the “last possible second.” Capp said he has had...
  • Shopping escapes: Bars and restaurants near popular Chicago retail districts

    Shopping escapes: Bars and restaurants near popular Chicago retail districts
    Ugly sweater parties, peppermint mochas and those slightly addicting holiday tunes creeping on the radio are all pretty good indicators that it's about time you started cracking on your holiday gift list. Regardless of where you're shopping this holiday...
  • Key witness in Bucktown bat-beating trial gets 22 years

    Key witness in Bucktown bat-beating trial gets 22 years
    Moments after Marcy Cruz was sentenced Thursday to 22 years in prison for her role in one of Chicago's most notorious muggings, her father told reporters that she was paying the price for hanging out with the wrong crowd. "(He was) the wrong person to...
  • 5-vehicle crash in Bucktown injures 11

    5-vehicle crash in Bucktown injures 11
    Eleven people were injured in an early-morning crash in the Northwest Side's Bucktown neighborhood, authorities said. Five vehicles were involved in the crash, which happened about 2:15 a.m.at the intersection of North Western and West Armitage avenues,...
  • Beating victim's mother leaves courtroom in tears

    Beating victim's mother leaves courtroom in tears
    The mother of Natasha McShane left the courtroom in tears today as a neurosurgeon described the damage done to her daughter’s brain when the Northern Ireland exchange student was beaten by a baseball bat-wielding mugger in Chicago’s Bucktown...
  • Trauma surgeon testifies in Bucktown bat-beating case

    Trauma surgeon testifies in Bucktown bat-beating case
    A trauma surgeon who treated an exchange student from Northern Ireland who was brutally beaten with a baseball bat during a Bucktown mugging testified that the student was “making sounds but not comprehensible words.” Dr. Marius Katilius said...
  • Bat-beating trial continues after victim tearfully testifies

    Bat-beating trial continues after victim tearfully testifies
    They both had so much to celebrate. So Stacy Jurich and her close friend, Natasha McShane, an exchange student from Northern Ireland , spent the night dancing — McShane in her favorite boots — before starting the half-mile walk back to Jurich'...
  • Tracy Letts of Bucktown, headed back to Broadway

    Tracy Letts of Bucktown, headed back to Broadway
    The Chicago-based actor, and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Tracy Letts is headed back to Broadway this spring, it was announced on Wednesday. Letts will star (alongside Toni Collette, Michael C. Hall, and Marisa Tomei) in a star-encrusted...
  • Driver pleads guilty in 2010 Bucktown baseball-bat assault

    Editor's note: This article ran in the July 10, 2013, edition of the Chicago Tribune. . Three years after an Irish exchange student and her friend were beaten unconscious and robbed under a Bucktown viaduct, the woman who acted as the getaway driver has...