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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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  • Big Buck Hunter World Championship returns to Chicago this weekend

    Big Buck Hunter World Championship returns to Chicago this weekend
    Nearly 100 of the world's best players will descend upon The Chop Shop in Wicker Park this weekend to compete in the Big Buck Hunter World Championship. The arcade game tournament, with more than $63,000 in prizes including a grand prize of $15,000, is...
  • Interview: Sophia Bush calls 'Chicago PD' role a dream job

    Interview: Sophia Bush calls 'Chicago PD' role a dream job
    Sophia Bush took a break from chasing criminals on the set of the upcoming “Chicago Fire” spinoff, “Chicago PD” to get dolled up for an appearance at the Coach store in the Gold Coast. “Marina (Squerciati) and I had the...
  • 'Betrayal' cast tells all--about Chicago experience

    'Betrayal' cast tells all--about Chicago experience
    The cast and crew of "Betrayal" may be filming the ABC potboiler in Chicago, but it hasn't been all work for some of them. "It's crazy cuz every place stays open so late," Henry Thomas told me during a Sept. 23 premiere party at Vertigo Sky Lounge. "It's...
  • Sighting: Blackhawks celebrate season opening win at Chicago Cut

    Sighting: Blackhawks celebrate season opening win at Chicago Cut
    Welcome back, Blackhawks. After kicking off the regular season with a win over the Washington Capitals Tuesday at the United Center, the Blackhawks' Patrick Kane dined at Chicago Cut Steakhouse with Corey Crawford, Niklas Hjalmarsson, Johnny Oduya and...
  • Collaboraction announces 2014 season

    On Thursday, Collaboraction announced both its 18th season and what it says is a new mission. After the success of last season's "Crime Scene: A Chicago Anthology," the Wicker Park theater company has newly committed itself to exploring "critical social...
  • Skee ball league expands to Hyde Park

    Skee ball league expands to Hyde Park
    Chicagoans play in bowling, kickball, baseball, beach volleyball and countless other sport leagues. But skee ball? It's more popular than you think. "For most of the people, the last time they played was when they were 5 years old at Chuck E. Cheese's,"...
  • Chicago's most over-the-top bloody mary garnishes

    Chicago's most over-the-top bloody mary garnishes
    Pickles? Cocktail onions? Celery? Eh. While a great bloody mary certainly starts with a balanced, housemade mix, it's the over-the-top skewers that make the bloodys at certain bars and restaurants memorable. In their quests to assemble the most outlandish...
  • 'Project Runway' real talk with Justin LeBlanc

    'Project Runway' real talk with Justin LeBlanc
    Santino, Mondo, Uli, Christian and, of course, WENDY PEPPER. Since its inception in 2004, “Project Runway” has been about so much more than great fashion—it’s also brought us some great characters. Though this is entertainment,...
  • Police: North Side man beaten with two-by-four in Wicker Park

    Police: North Side man beaten with two-by-four in Wicker Park
    A 25-year-old North Side man was badly beaten with a two-by-four and robbed Sunday afternoon in Wicker Park, police said. The man was seated on the grass about 1:30 p.m. at Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen Ave., when a man attacked him with a two-by four...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A 25-year-old North Side man was badly beaten with a two-by-four and robbed Sunday afternoon in Wicker Park, police said. Read more • A 33-year-old man was fatally shot during a...
  • ComEd: Power fully restored following blown transformer at Bronzeville school

    ComEd: Power fully restored following blown transformer at Bronzeville school
    A blown transformer Tuesday morning forced about 600 students to be evacuated from a Bronzeville school and to be bused to a nearby high school as temperatures rose to near record-highs on the second day of school, officials said. As of 10 p.m. Tuesday,...