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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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  • 'Salon bandit' gets 14 years in prison

    'Salon bandit' gets 14 years in prison
    An Evanston man who robbed a number of beauty salons and small shops throughout the Chicago area was sentenced today to 14 years in prison for four hold-ups in DuPage County, according to prosecutors. Jason Logsdon, 42, pleaded guilty to armed robberies...
  • 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...
  • Puerto 511, a new downtown hideaway, dazzles with Peruvian cuisine

    Puerto 511, a new downtown hideaway, dazzles with Peruvian cuisine
    Gather up three of your best dining friends and set a date for Puerto 511. But make a reservation first. Word is out about Puerto 511, and diners were being turned away, nicely, on a recent Saturday night. Bring along a bottle of wine or a six-pack of...
  • Local look: Una Mae's

    Local look: Una Mae's
    Una Mae's 1528 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-276-7002 Step inside Wicker Park shop Una Mae's and you'll find retro pendant lamps, a plushy couch and a display table made from repurposed chairs and doors—it's got that laid-back vibe your hip aunt and...
  • Interview: The hits keep on coming for wrestler Colt Cabana

    Interview: The hits keep on coming for wrestler Colt Cabana
    Pro wrestler Colt Cabana pretends to hurt people for a living. The 33-year-old Deerfield native has been doing it for 15 years, briefly in WWE but mostly on the independent scene. But the punch he delivered to actor Michael Cera’s groin in late...
  • Eat this: Crispy brussels sprouts

    Eat this: Crispy brussels sprouts
    Crispy Brussels sprouts: Like the St. Louis cook who dropped ravioli into the deep fryer on a whim, Marty Fosse may start a revolution because of an afterthought. A few years ago, Fosse — the owner of Anteprima, Ombra and Acre in Andersonville...