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Dangerous, Confusing Wicker Park Intersection Getting A Makeover

Posted 09.20.2013 | Chicago

Story by Alisa Hauser, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: WICKER PARK — A dangerous and confusing intersection in Wicker Park that's long been the source...

WATCH: Trenchermen Chefs Talk Those Pickled Tots

| Chat Chow TV | Posted 04.30.2013 | Chicago

Recently named among Chicago magazine's best new restaurants in the city, the "secret" is officially out: Wicker Park resto Trenchermen is doing it ri...

Windy City Street Style: Winter Neutrals (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 04.15.2013 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

From Uptown to Lakeview and Wicker Park to the Loop, check out some looks across Chicago's neighborhoods that take neutral colors to bold new levels.

Trenchermen's Sheerin Brothers Talk Fighting in the Walk-In on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 03.19.2013 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Trenchermen chefs/owners Michael and Patrick Sheerin stopped by The Interview Show to talk running their Chicago restaurant together, fighting in the walk-in and a lengthy sit-down with an annoying table.

Windy City Street Style: Wicker Park Fest (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 10.15.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

Wicker Park Fest is Wicker Park and Bucktown district's biggest annual event featuring local and national musical acts. This all takes place in the heart of Chicago's trendiest neighborhood, so my street style radar was on high alert.

40 Reasons I Love Being a Chicagoan

Nico Lang | Posted 07.18.2012 | Chicago
Nico Lang

I compiled a partial list of the millions of great things that make me proud to call Chicago home. Because Chicago deserves to be number one on the civic pride list.

PHOTOS: Inside A Converted 1800s Wicker Park Firehouse

Posted 12.18.2011 | Chicago

There's little technology we've retained from the days of horse-drawn fire vehicles, but some of the structures that housed them remain a part of Chic...

PHOTOS: 10 Booths To Check Out At Renegade Craft Fair

| Erin Chan Ding | Posted 11.07.2011 | Chicago

The 9th Annual Renegade Craft Fair will once again take over Division Street in Wicker Park this Saturday and Sunday, displaying do-it-yourself crafts...

PHOTOS: Fast Casual Vegan Eatery Opens In Wicker Park

| Lauren Drell | Posted 10.24.2011 | Chicago

Chicagoans love their meat. Whether it's thick-cut steak, hot dogs or dripping Italian beef, locals are loyal to the cow. So what happens when you tak...

PHOTOS: Chicago Railroad Transforming Into Corridor Of Green

| Erin Chan Ding | Posted 10.13.2011 | Chicago

The sun shone on Beth White and Ben Helphand on an August Sunday as they stood on a North Side viaduct, each with their feet planted in the middle of ...

Chicago’s Best Beer Gardens: Wicker Park Edition

| Ashley Henshaw | Posted 08.22.2011 | Chicago

Some may write off Wicker Park as a hipster haven, but there is no questioning the trendsetting tendencies of the 'hood. Whether you're catching a sho...

Earwax Cafe Closing After 21 Years In Wicker Park

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For more than 21 years, Earwax Cafe has been a Wicker Park staple. Their vegetarian-friendly menu, delicious milkshakes and art-filled walls survived ...

Four Horns, One Siren: Black Bear Combo and the Rebecca Sullivan Quintet

Robert Rodi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Robert Rodi

On a frigid December night I squeezed into the Sub T Lounge in Wicker Park to warm up beneath the undulating Balkan rhythms of Black Bear Combo.

Kid Cudi Promotes New Album, Meets Fans In Wicker Park

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Hip-hop artist Kid Cudi will host an album release party tonight in Wicker Park. His highly anticipated album, "Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. ...

Big Star Celebrates Anniversary With Music, Special Menu

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Wicker Park's beloved Big Star celebrates its one-year anniversary Monday with a special menu and a customized Goose Island bew. The anniversary par...

PHOTOS: Triangular Warehouse Turned Into Bucktown Dream House

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Developer Bob Ranquist, known for his expertise in residential urban design, really outdid himself with a stunning property in Chicago's Bucktown neig...

Women Beaten With Baseball Bat, Robbed In Bucktown

Chicago Sun-Times | Bugs & Cranks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

They were two young women out on the town and celebrating success. One was 24-year-old Stacy Jurich, a recent college grad who earned a glowing wor...

PHOTOS: Art Meets Politics For The 'Chicago Aldermen Project'

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Laurie Koblesky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Chicagoans flocked by the hundreds to a Wicker Park art gallery this weekend to see the Ch...

Behind The Scenes Of Chiditarod: Wicker Park's Food Drive And Shopping Cart Race (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

AV Club | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chiditarod isn't the easiest event to explain. Simply, it's just a food drive and shopping-cart race through Wicker Park. But the details that get omi...

Man With More Than 100 Arrests Charged In Wicker Park Attacks

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago man who has racked more than 100 arrests went at it again when he allegedly went on a fist-flying spree over the weekend, police said. Jo...

Paul Kahan on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Paul Kahan, executive chef for Avec, Big Star, Blackbird and the Publican, stopped by The Interview Show to discuss his career, restaurants and more.

Dwindling Funding Brings Wicker Park Art Organization Near Extinction

Chicago Reader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Even among all the piteous pleadings for year-end donations, Around the Coyote's invitation to a December 19 benefit stood out. It unabashedly begged ...

Wicker Park Hotel Battle: A Case Study In Clout

Chicago Reader | Ben Joravsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Who has more clout over zoning in the 32nd Ward: Alderman Scott Waguespack or zoning lawyer James Banks? Ordinarily the alderman would be the obvious ...

Go West: Single Family Homes Under $300,000

Zillow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Stunning 2BD/1BA Condo in hip West Bucktown. Complete rehab on the top floor w/beautiful finishes. Features include exposed brick, original wood detai...

Earwax Cafe Closed By Health Department

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A popular Wicker Park neighborhood café was shut down today after city health inspectors found evidence of rat infestation and other sanitary issues,...