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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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  • Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Pig Out For Charity 25 Degrees 736 N. Clark St. 312-943-9700 Fill up for a good cause at this outdoor benefit for the 100 Club of Chicago where police officers from four districts compete in a round robin-style burger contest. Admission includes...
  • Fest planner

    Fest planner: Wicker Park Fest, Beer Camp Across America, more
    You've had a few days to recover from Pitchfork, so you should be plenty rested in time to do the fest thing all over again. The lineup this week includes some perennial favorites: Wicker Park Fest, Jeff Fest and Taste of Lincoln Avenue, plus the debut...
  • Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Dollar Dollar Holler Dimo's Pizza 1615 N. Damen Ave. 773-525-4580 Take it easy on your wallet with $1 slices (two per person, dine-in only) in honor of the Wicker Park location's first anniversary and wash them down with $3 craft beer pints....
  • Review: Masada

    Review: Masada
    Review: Masada 2206 N. California Ave. 773-697-8397 Rating: !!! 1/2 (out of 4) Heating up They say good things come to those wait. If that's true, then Shadi Ramli, owner of new Middle Eastern restaurant Masada in Logan Square--which took 10 years to...
  • Your guide to The Comedy Exposition, Chicago's homegrown stand-up festival

    Your guide to The Comedy Exposition, Chicago's homegrown stand-up festival
    When local comedian Katie McVay discovered in December that the Just For Laughs Festival was not returning to Chicago this year, she tweeted the news and posted it on Facebook with a plea for someone to put together an event to make up for the loss....
  • The Great Chicago Italian Beef Hunt

    The Great Chicago Italian Beef Hunt
    The final phase of my transformation into a full-fledged Chicagoan involves appreciating the Italian beef sandwich. Until now, I have neglected to give it my full appreciation. When I moved to Chicago 10 years ago, I had never even heard of the...
  • Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Pitchfork Specials Nellcote 833 W. Randolph St. 312-432-0500 You don't have to have Pitchfork tickets to enjoy this combo deal on an artisan pizza served with Baderbrau beer ($10) or a Tito's vodka basic cocktail ($15). 5 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday;...
  • Police warn of taxi robberies in Wicker Park

    Police warn of taxi robberies in Wicker Park
    The Chicago Police Department is warning taxi cab drivers for the second time this month about a series of robberies to drivers. Two taxi robberies reportedly took place in the past month in the 1300 block of North Cleaver Street in Wicker Park, which...
  • 7 up-and-coming Chicago neighborhoods

    7 up-and-coming Chicago neighborhoods
    Affordable living space in popular enclaves such as Andersonville, Logan Square and Wicker Park is rare, so how can young urbanites on a budget determine what neighborhoods are on the cusp of cool? "Look for the halo effect, which is the impact a...
  • One Off's newest restaurant: Dove's Luncheonette

    One Off's newest restaurant: Dove's Luncheonette
    A lot of news has come out of One Off Hospitality this summer, the restaurant group behind Blackbird, Avec, The Publican and The Violet Hour. Now comes word of their latest restaurant addition, called Dove's Luncheonette. The "Mexican-inspired soul...
  • Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT New Menu Additions Xoco 449 N. Clark St. 312-334-3688 The restaurant's second location in Wicker Park is scheduled to open in early August, but until then, head to River North to fill up on dishes such as a poc chuc torta (wood-grilled pork,...