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Wrigleyville

Wrigleyville
The Lakeview, Lakeview East and Wrigleyville neighborhoods comprise the most densely populated area in the city: About 95,000 people live in an area encompassing just over three miles. Read more about the Lakeview area of Chicago.
The Lakeview, Lakeview East and Wrigleyville neighborhoods comprise the most densely populated area in the city: About 95,000 people live in an area encompassing just over three miles. Read more about the Lakeview area of Chicago. « Show less

Top Wrigleyville Articles

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  • Second City plans major expansion at Piper's Alley

    Second City plans major expansion at Piper's Alley
    Second City, the famed Chicago comedy theater, announced Tuesday that it has acquired the former AMC movie theater inside the Piper's Alley complex at 230 W. North Ave. Second City plans to fill the new space with “student-centered facilities,&...
  • Hot Stove charity concert swings for fences with rock, baseball

    Hot Stove charity concert swings for fences with rock, baseball
    Local H frontman Scott Lucas and former Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin had never played together before last summer's Hot Stove Cool Music fundraiser, yet there they were again early this month performing their own soundtrack to Sergei...
  • 'Living' plays like character-driven indie film

    'Living' plays like character-driven indie film
    If your moviegoing tastes lean toward the modestly budgeted independent film, especially those small, sad stories about underachievers and their prosaic-but-tough lives, often signaled by a setting in a cold, second-tier city, or by the casting of the...
  • Sex, work and other troubles of 20-somethings

    Sex, work and other troubles of 20-somethings
    I smell a niche at Theater Wit, the multispace venue just a few blocks from the bars and eateries of Wrigleyville: the date-night show. Not a bad idea, given the locale. Itamar Moses' "Completeness," wherein a pair of brainy graduate students almost...
  • Hot Doug's and the melancholy of closed restaurants

    Hot Doug's and the melancholy of closed restaurants
    There's something about coming across a newly vacated restaurant that feels like a gut punch. Businesses close all the time in sometimes startling, often melancholy-inducing ways. (Dominick's RIP.) But you shop in stores. You live in restaurants....
  • Sharing a name with an Oscar nominee isn't all glamour

    Sharing a name with an Oscar nominee isn't all glamour
    Jonah Hill had an unremarkable Oscar Sunday. Perhaps you heard: He won nothing; he did nothing. He woke up early and drove to a Starbucks in the suburbs outside Naperville, where he bought a coffee, then he drove home and shoveled the snow from his...
  • Irish, Japanese musicians 'forge a new path'

    Irish, Japanese musicians 'forge a new path'
    It is very difficult to say "Happy St. Patrick's Day" in Japanese. "There is no direct Japanese word for St. Patrick's Day," one scholarly Japanese friend tells me. "However, there are a number of written languages in Japanese, and one of these is...
  • What's in your bag? The bargain edition

    Now more than ever, shoppers are bagging bargains—and bragging about it. It's not just about curbing our spending in a recession. It's also boasting about our savvy shopping "savings." In the last week, a friend ripped off her heavy coat to...
  • Gear up with Cubs bargains

    Gear up with Cubs bargains
    Even the city street-cleaning machines whirring through Wrigleyville are decked out like Cubs fans, painted white and Cubby blue. Yup, it's all Cubs all the time in the ballpark neighborhood, where stores and street vendors sell a scary huge selection...
  • Is it time for a new Ricketts to run the Cubs?

    Is it time for a new Ricketts to run the Cubs?
    Tom Ricketts needs to do something. Even in hiding from everyone except one reporter he believed he could use, Ricketts needs to order something done. A trade. Yeah, that’s it. Ricketts needs to trade someone. Maybe he’ll trade Matt Garza...
  • Great expectations for Constellation

    Great expectations for Constellation
    For anyone who values innovation in music, the next few days could mark the beginning of a significant era in Chicago. On Monday, Chicago jazz drummer and music producer Mike Reed will launch Constellation, a performing arts center that will feature...