Last month Robbie Guevara made us a Bloody Mary that involved Cheez Whiz, but what he and his colleagues are serving at the Wicker Park cocktail lounge where they tend bar is a sight subtler. Open since August where Empire Liquors used...Show More Summary
The Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce and GigityTV are teaming up for Chillfest, an afternoon event where local musicians will play live, acoustic "living room" sets in the intimacy of local storefronts throughout the Wicker Park Bucktown Special Service Area from noon until 6 p.m. Nov 16. [ more › ]
Rick Bayless has been on an expansion tear of late, and now, new intel about Bayless two upcoming Chicago projects, one in Wicker Park and the other on Randolph Row. According to Eater Chicago, the long-stewing Wicker Park project.....
Nearly 100 of the world's best players will descend upon The Chop Shop in Wicker Park this weekend to compete in the Big Buck Hunter World Championship.The arcade game tournament, with more than $63,000 in prizes including a grand prize of $15,000, is returning to Chicago after a single-year stint in New York in 2012. Show More Summary
On Thursday, Collaboraction announced both its 18th season and what it says is a new mission. After the success of last season's "Crime Scene: A Chicago Anthology," the Wicker Park theater company has newly committed itself to exploring "critical social issues in an effort to create dialogue and incite change."
EAT Wicker Park Chili Cook-Off Moonshine 1824 W. Division St. 773-862-8686 Twelve pro and amateur chefs from around the 'hood duke it out for more than $1,000 in cash prizes-based on people's choice votes-with chili recipes at this fifth annual parking lot tournament which also features a charity coat drive. Show More Summary
Sample the wares from the latest entry in Chicago’s fast-growing list of small breweries at Jerry's Wicker Park tonight. [ more › ]
Name: Brian and Molly Blonn, Associate Planner, Soirée Weddings & Events Location: Wicker Park; Chicago, Illinois Size: 1,500 square feet, including porch Years lived in: 2 years; Rented It's always fun to be able to visit the home of a couple in transition. Show More Summary
In Wicker Park, the space between the Blue Line tracks and Milwaukee Avenue is a hop, skip, and a jump. But for graffiti artist Tyrue 'Slang' Jones, the distance spans nearly 30 years. "Wicker Park was kind of my school of practice," said Jones, now 43. Show More Summary
Gallery season is in full swing now, with October marking the beginning of Chicago Artists Month. This month's theme is "In the Neighborhoods." Honoring said theme is Wicker Park After Dark, the solo photography exhibition by David Szpunar, a...
Think you make the best chili ever? Put your recipe to the test at the fifth annual Wicker Park Chili Cookoff Nov. 3. [ more › ]
At The Revel Room in Wicker Park, you'll find cocktails (including a Blood and Sand on tap), more than 30 canned beers, and a hidden back-room library.
Popular food and fashion market Dose Market returns this weekend, moving from the River East Arts Center to Wicker Park’s brand-new The Chop Shop (2033 W. North Ave.) beginning Sunday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. [ more › ]
Name: Rosie and Kara Volcano Location: Wicker Park, Chicago, IL Size: 1,000 square feet (2 bedroom coach house) Years lived in: 1; rented Volcanos are fiery and dynamic, leaving ribbons of blazing light in their wake. Kara and Rosie Volcano certainly fit this bill. Show More Summary
Today in restaurant news: Rick Bayless is coming to Wicker Park, Goose Island Clybourn is probably going to stay open and Bombay Spice has closed for re-concepting. [ more › ]
Reps for Rick Bayless have remained mum on the specific location, but a Chicago Alderman has spilled the beans on Twitter about the chef/restaurateur's new Chicago project, slated for the Wicker Park neighborhood. Eater Chicago reports that the lease...
Ring in autumn with silent horror movies, spooky sounds and a monster list of stouts at Jerry's Wicker Park tonight. [ more › ]
In a new twist on an old adage, Stephenie Park's motto might well be, "If at first you do succeed, try, try again." In 2003, the Chicagoland native and current Wicker Park resident moved to Benin, where she served with the Peace Corps...Show More Summary
In other headlines, six suffered minor injuries at Riot Fest. [ more › ]
A 29-year-old man was charged with shooting another man to death on Milwaukee Avenue early Saturday morning. Manuel Gonzalez, of the 2600 block of North Sacramento Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood, was charged early Sunday morning. Show More Summary