| Sep 16, 2013
In a new twist on an old adage, Stephenie Park's motto might well be, "If at first you do succeed, try, try again."
In 2003, the Chicago-area native and current Wicker Park resident moved to Benin, where she served with the Peace Corps to help farmers...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:01 PM
A 34-year-old man was pronounced dead today after he was shot last Friday in Wicker Park, officials said.
Emmanuel Bass of the 1300 block of North Leavitt Street was shot Friday at about 11:23 p.m.
He was shot after an argument in the park, 1425 N....
| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:28 PM
A Logan Square man was ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail Sunday after being charged with shooting a man in the head during a quarrel early Saturday in Wicker Park.
Manuel Gonzalez, 29, of the 2600 block of North Sacramento Avenue, faces a first-...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 10:39 AM
A man in his 50s was stabbed early this morning in the Wicker Park neighborhood, police said.
The 54-year-old man was stabbed in the back about 5:15 a.m. in the 1500 block of North Damen Avenue, according to Chicago Police Department News Affairs...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:47 AM
It’s summertime, and the living is easy, even for the most hectic breed of professionals: chefs. We caught up with some of Chicago’s top foodies as they prepare to host Korean BBQs or serve gazpacho at home, and asked where they stock up on...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:06 AM
[Update: Filming for "Transformers: Age of Extinction" will continue this weekend in the Loop. Shooting will take place 7 am to 10 pm Saturday and Sunday on LaSalle Street, from West Lake Street to West Jackson Boulevard. According to a notice sent out to...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:32 PM
By Jessica Reynolds From Mary Schmich’s column today, “Whole foods plan intrigues a wary Englewood” Both [Edward] Jones and [Charles] McGill — like others I talked to in the neighborhood — are warily optimistic about the...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:17 PM
In overnight violence in Chicago, a man was found beaetn to death Saturday morning in Washington Park and at least eight people were shot since late Friday night, including two men wounded inside Wicker Park, authorities said. About 7:05 a.m. Saturday,...
| Sep 5, 2013
Ashley Cooper sangria: Wicker Park's Carriage House has unveiled a new Southern-inspired cocktail menu, with selections that complement the restaurant's Lowcountry seafood specials and traditional Southern fare. But out of all the enticing new beverages...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Severe thunderstorms that included high winds, hail and torrential rains that downed trees and halted trains passed over the Chicago area over night as rain continues on Saturday.
Scattered and isolated thunderstorms are expected to continue in the area...
| Aug 23, 2013
The inventory of homes for sale has increased in the past month or so, but the pickings can still be slim, and that means making compromises.
The key is to really think through how the space of a home will be used, and then move forward with renovations...