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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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  • More new Chicago rooftops, patios and more

    More new Chicago rooftops, patios and more
    >>Read up on the 10 hottest coming-soon rooftops and patios in Chicago for summer 2014 and see these new patios mapped by neighborhood.   Green Street Smoked Meats 112 N. Green St. 312-754-0431 Upon arrival at this West Loop barbecue bar, send a...
  • Judging neighborhoods (and myself)

    Judging neighborhoods (and myself)
    It was to be my small, lofted Shangri-La. My Fortress of Urban Solitude. After weeks of scouring the hellish depths of Craigslist's real estate section and nearly every apartment-hunting website known to man, I'd finally unearthed my dream bachelor pad. I...
  • Menswear pop-up, weekend warehouse sale and more deals

    Menswear pop-up, weekend warehouse sale and more deals
    Online menswear retailer Indochino's Traveling Tailor pop-up event in Block 37 starts today until April 27. Stop by for a 30-minute appointment with a stylist to get fitted for a custom suit. Those who purchase a suit will get a free shirt with it. To...
  • Is $700 studio dead? Chicagoans hunt for elusive listing.

    Is $700 studio dead? Chicagoans hunt for elusive listing.
    In 2012, Grace Sweeney did the impossible. She found a studio in Lincoln Park for $745 a month -- just within the budget she kept as an unpaid intern out of college. It was steps from Fullerton Avenue and Clark Street, had a walk-in closet and...
  • Barcade gamers battle to be legends of the leaderboard

    Barcade gamers battle to be legends of the leaderboard
    A few days after his wedding in July, Scott Hoyer was back behind the bar. Between flicks of the wrist at the tap, he was collecting tips from patrons who ranged from rowdy cowboys to jocks to raging punk rockers. Each of them slung an empty Budweiser...
  • Survey: Chicago ranks high for Millennial living, especially Wicker Park

    Survey: Chicago ranks high for Millennial living, especially Wicker Park
    When it comes to ranking the best cities for Millennials, Chicago is just off the winners podium.  Chicago is the fourth best place to live for Millennials, according to a recently published survey by neighborhood and school data aggregator Niche. Using...
  • Wicker Park deemed a top spot for millennials

    Wicker Park deemed a top spot for millennials
    Wicker Park is among the best neighborhoods in the country for millennials to live in, according to a new national ranking. Of course, that’s sort of like declaring the Gold Coast is a good place for rich people or saying University of Chicago...
  • 3 need-to-know spring spirits

    3 need-to-know spring spirits
    As bars phase out their bourbon-heavy winter cocktail menus, we're giddy to see tequila, gin and rum making their seasonal debuts. But along with those staples, bartenders are introducing other, less familiar warm-weather spirits to the mix. This is the...
  • Comedy Exposition of 2014 brings laughs back to Chicago

    Comedy Exposition of 2014 brings laughs back to Chicago
    There would be no big-time comedy festival in Chicago in 2014, it seemed, until four Chicago comics and a journalist decided to create their own. The Just For Laughs Chicago comedy festival, sponsored by TBS, had been hosted in Chicago for five straight...
  • Where to eat raw oysters: Chicago oyster bars and deals

    Where to eat raw oysters: Chicago oyster bars and deals
    COMING SOON Joe Fish 445 N. Dearborn St. ETA: March 10 At this coming-soon seafood restaurant in River North from Rosebud Restaurants, chef Joe Farina will bring in five to eight varieties each of West and East Coast oysters daily. Oysters will be...
  • Woman stabbed during fight outside Wicker Park club

    Woman stabbed during fight outside Wicker Park club
    A woman was stabbed several times during a fight that broke out after she left a nightclub in the Wicker Park neighborhood early this morning, police said. A car pulled up as the woman and a man she was with were walking in the 1500 block of North Damen...