| 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...
| Aug 9, 2013
If you thought the West Loop restaurant scene had hit its height at the end of last year with the opening of Bill Kim's Korean barbecue restaurant Belly Q and Curtis Duffy's elegant fine-dining destination Grace, you'd be mistaken. This neighborhood...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:03 PM
The other day I met with cartoonist Daniel Clowes. We walked around the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, which just opened a major new retrospective of his work. Clowes is thin and somber, with graying temples and the look of a stoic Midwestern...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Acclaimed Chicago architect Jeanne Gang on Tuesday unveiled her plan for a $148 million dormitory complex at the University of Chicago, the latest in a series of bold designs that have remade the storied, once-frumpy neo-Gothic enclave.
| Jul 12, 2013
You’ve heard of BYOB. What about BYOD?
Outdoor dining and drinking season is in full force, and more than 60 restaurants have declared their outdoor seating areas dog-friendly with the City of Chicago.
The city previously required a separate...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Three rising independent promoters, including the founders of the Riot Fest rock festival and the Spring Awakening electronic-music festival, are joining forces to open a new 1,600-capacity music club next week in the Wicker Park-Logan Square...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Two banks were robbed this afternoon by repeat suspects, authorities said.
A bank in Wicker Park was robbed by a man who the FBI said is on a “spree,” hitting a fourth bank today, and another man who held up a bank in west suburban Lombard is...
| 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 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 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...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
DNAinfo: Last North Side Blockbuster to Close Once Wicker Park's Blockbuster closes, the nearest Blockbuster will be in Elmwood Park. The growth of online streaming means that Redbox, though seeming to have the last laugh today, should hear the clock........