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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Prosecutors play undercover recording of state rep being paid cash bribe

    Prosecutors play undercover recording of state rep being paid cash bribe
    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...
  • Tracy Letts, after the dog days of 'August: Osage County'

    Jones is drama critic of the Chicago Tribune. CHICAGO -- When playwright Tracy Letts walked into New York rehearsals for the touring production of his "August: Osage County" earlier this summer, he did not find the fellow Steppenwolf Theatre Company...
  • Northwestern coach closes on new home in Winnetka

    Northwestern coach closes on new home in Winnetka
    New Northwestern University head basketball coach Chris Collins paid $2.55 million for a newly built seven-bedroom house in Winnetka. A Northbrook native and son of former Chicago Bulls head coach Doug Collins, Chris Collins starred at Duke University...
  • 11 Valentine's Day gift ideas unique to Chicago

    11 Valentine's Day gift  ideas unique to Chicago
    Locally inspired Valentine’s Day gifts certain to put a smile on your beloved’s face, especially if you both love Chicago almost as much as you love each other.  Abbey Brown body oils. Ditch the typical roses and give Rosebuds Body Oil,...
  • 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...
  • Chicago wedding shopping guide: Bucktown

    Chicago wedding shopping guide: Bucktown
    Not into the usual crystals and pearls? Jewelry shop Alexis Bittar (1710 N. Damen Ave. 773-486-5627) stocks plenty of edgy jewels for the nontraditional bride. Grooms looking for a more casual look should stop in men's clothing boutique Apartment Number...
  • Police: Woman left 5 dogs in car for hours while at Bucktown bar

    Police: Woman left 5 dogs in car for hours while at Bucktown bar
    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...
  • 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...
  • Farm-focused food market opening in Bucktown this fall

    Farm-focused food market opening in Bucktown this fall
    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...