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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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  • 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...
  • Music, film fest rocks past 'steady'

    Music, film fest rocks past 'steady'
    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...
  • Shopping guide: More stores worth a trip

    Shopping guide: More stores worth a trip
    Haberdash 607 N. State St. 312-624-8551; 150 W. Roosevelt Road 312-357-5134 Two locations--one in River North and another in the South Loop--of this gentlemen's shop has everything you need to suit up, from impeccably tailored blazers and pants to...
  • 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...
  • Handbags, closing sales and more of this week's deals

    Handbags, closing sales and more of this week's deals
    Simona Calla, a fairly new addition to Division Street, released on Tuesday it's second line of handbags in perfect pastel colors that are sure to spice up those fleeting grey wintery days. From painted floral patterned clutches and mustard yellow wallets...
  • 4 held, others sought in Noble Square robbery

    4 held, others sought in Noble Square robbery
    Four people were arrested in a street robbery that left a man injured as he walked through Noble Square neighborhood last weekend, authorities said. The group was arrested in connection with the Sunday night robbery in the 1500 block of North Bosworth...
  • Review: Fulton Market Kitchen

    Review: Fulton Market Kitchen
    Review: Fulton Market Kitchen 311 N. Sangamon St. 312-733-6900 Rating: !!! (out of four) Off to a good start *** QUICK HITS Loved it: The large first-come, first-served lounge. It's nice to have someplace in the neighborhood that you can come for...
  • O'Hare shows off updated international terminal

    O'Hare shows off updated international terminal
    Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Friday unveiled its new $26 million remodeling of international Terminal 5, complete with 24 new upscale retail shops and restaurants, some of which are Chicago originals. Airport officials conceded...