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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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  • Luxury Garage Sale warehouse sale, Sears liquidation and more shopping deals and events

    Luxury Garage Sale warehouse sale, Sears liquidation and more shopping deals and events
    Luxury Garage Sale, the upscale consignment boutique, hosts its first warehouse sale this week. From Wednesday to Sunday, hundreds of designer garments, shoes, accessories and costume jewelry from brands like Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga,...
  • Sandro opens on Oak Street and more shopping deals and events

    Sandro opens on Oak Street and more shopping deals and events
    Sandro, a French contemporary brand, joined the boutiques on Oak Street yesterday. Sophisticated meets edgy in Sandro's women's spring collection by owner Evelyne Chetrite. One look pairs a punky double wrap black riveted belt and a sheen leather gold...
  • The Cheap Eater: Wasabi in Logan Square

    The Cheap Eater: Wasabi in Logan Square
    I have a colleague whose husband, Nelson, writes me every so often, always about ramen. These emails are impressive in their breadth of knowledge and grammatical flawlessness. After I wrote about Wicker Park's Oiistar last year (which served my favorite...
  • The essentials: Butcher & Larder

    The essentials: Butcher & Larder
    The essentials: Butcher & Larder 1026 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-687-8280 Looks like: Pig tchotchkes, shiny knives and ruddy cuts of meat Sounds like: Black Sabbath followed by Coltrane on the house sound system punctuated by the smartass, chop-busting...
  • Q&A: Martin Van Ruin

    Q&A: Martin Van Ruin
    Martin Van Ruin might borrow its name from President Martin Van Buren--whose critics dubbed him “Van Ruin” since he presided over a long, painful economic recession--but frontman Derek Nelson, 27, insists the band’s music is rooted in...
  • First Friday art walk in Wicker Park Bucktown and more shopping deals and events

    First Friday art walk in Wicker Park Bucktown and more shopping deals and events
    It's a night of design, dining, culture and craft at the second of Wicker Park Bucktown's Orange Dot First Fridays. From 5 to 10 p.m. tonight, there's plenty to keep browsers busy. With 32 events—20 inside of the Flat Iron building—expect...
  • Readers of the Week: Banned!

    Readers of the Week: Banned!
    Our club We are the Banned! book club. Jon Day and Becky Holzhei, above, founded the group to make new friends in Chicago in September 2012. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with...
  • Full list: Active Transportation Alliance targets 20 streets

    Full list: Active Transportation Alliance targets 20 streets
      The Active Transportation Alliance has proposed a list of 20 locations that it says have strong potential to be transformed into car-free streets and public plazas.   Downtown   Dearborn and/or Clark streets, River North to South Loop.  ...
  • Thundersnow confirmed in downtown Chicago, Tom Skilling says

    Thundersnow confirmed in downtown Chicago, Tom Skilling says
    The snow storm moving through Chicago is about to get loud.  WGN Meteorologist Tom Skilling told RedEye on Monday that the storm has already produced "thundersnow," or lightning in the air during a snow event, around Chicago, including in the Loop. ...
  • Stand-up Scene: Chicago cabbie Stanley Johnson and other important comedians

    Stand-up Scene: Chicago cabbie Stanley Johnson and other important comedians
    Ever get into a taxi and the cabbie is a talker? It can be a nightmare. You want to piddle around on your iPhone or talk with your friend or date, but the driver is spouting off nonsense about local politics or winter in Chicago. But what if that cab...
  • Everybody's a curator

    Everybody's a curator
    You have a Netflix queue, which you maintain, nurture, cull and arrange just so. Therefore you curate movies. You have iTunes playlists on your computer, each of which probably tells a kind of story. Therefore you curate music. I don't have a...