The Wicker Park hotspot will shut its doors this weekend after an official closing party to celebrate the past 17 years in business. [ more › ]
by Bill Pearis photo: Meat Puppets @ Wicker Park Fest 2013 (more by Lindsey Best) Usually, the only place to see Soul Asylum and Meat Puppets together was probably on that one episode of MTV Alternative Nation from 1993 where...
Two film festivals, a bar crawl and more weekend things to do in Chicago March 20-22. EAT Saturday Night Supper Birchwood Kitchen 2211 W. North Ave. 773-276-2100 The Wicker Park BYOB restaurant stays open late to serve a four-course dinner including options such as French onion soup, braised chicken and chocolate pudding with brown butter cookies. Show More Summary
Scone City will serve up between eight and ten varieties daily, including sweet options like cherry almond ginger and blueberry with lemon glaze, as well as savories like prosciutto gruyere and Brie and honey. [ more › ]
A woman who was shot while riding in a taxi in Wicker Park is among at least two people wounded in shootings across the city early Sunday. About 2:45 a.m., the 35-year-old woman was inside a cab in the 1200 block of North Damen Avenue when someone fired shots from an alleyway. Show More Summary
Brittany & Brittany's Bright Wicker Park Apartment You can be someone who is constantly saying "Where are my keys" or you can be the kind of person who only loses something every now and then (but loses it really, really well) — the result is always the same. Show More Summary
Ice cream fan(atic)s and Wicker Park dwellers will have a new place to obsess over come next Tuesday when Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream opens its second Chicago location in Wicker Park. [ more › ]
On March 17, Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams will open its second Chicago location (1505 N. Milwaukee Ave., 872-802-4668) in Wicker Park.
The CUBE Ensemble, a Chicago based performance company, will be presenting Faces of Eurydice, a dance-opera-theater at the Flat Iron Arts Building in Wicker Park. The retelling of the myth of Orpheus is choreographed by Hope Goldman and the music...
Warm up with made-from-scratch ramen at Wicker Park newcomer Furious Spoon. Mini-review: Furious Spoon1571 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-687-8445Rating: !!!! (out of four) Already hot Chef Shin Thompson has always seemed to be ahead of the curve. Show More Summary
Ryan & Stephanie's Light-Filled Wicker Park Apartment How you spend your days, as the saying goes, is how you spend your life. And because work takes up such a huge chunk of many of our lives, it’s worth examining the other chunks — the small moments in the evenings after work — to see how one might improve that time so you’re not just living for the weekends. READ MORE »
Furious Spoon (1571 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-687-8445), the latest outpost of chef Shin Thompson, opened Wednesday in Wicker Park.
Brittany & Brittany's Bright Wicker Park Apartment Failing is, of course, a relative term. Perhaps the better post title would have been "3 Reasons Why Your DIY Projects Never Seem to Turn Out Like You Want Them To." Because that is something that even the most seasoned DIYer can relate to from time to time. Show More Summary
Name: Stephanie and Ryan Sievert Location: Wicker Park; Chicago, Illinois Size: approx. 900 square feet Years lived in: 2 years, Rented Walking into Ryan and Stephanie’s top floor Chicago apartment, you are immediately greeted with a wealth of light and music. Show More Summary
Location: Wicker Park; Chicago, Illinois Size: 2,000 square feet Years lived in: 7 years As a young person living in Chicago, I spent many hours rambling though Wicker Park, an area of the city that used to be synonymous with art and music. Show More Summary
The small businesses in the Windy City will blow you away. From a nerdtastic bar in Wicker Park to an art gallery for carpentry lovers (or a carpentry store for art lovers) in Pilsen, these are the 25 coolest new businesses in Chicago. We...Show More Summary
Brittany & Brittany's Bright Wicker Park Apartment Magazine holders — whether metal, cardboard, wood or some other material — aren't just for corralling your issues of Dwell. Get creative and clever to use a magazine holder in just about every room of the house to make your life a little more organized this year! READ MORE »
Name: Brittany Skwierczynski and Brittany Purlee Location: Wicker Park; Chicago, Illinois Size: 1,070 square feet Years lived in: 3 years; Rented Graphic designer Brittany Skwierczynski and photographer Brittany Purlee, art school classmates...Show More Summary
Shin Thompson's newest noodle spot to open in the Flatiron building next month. [ more › ]
When the CTA renovated the Damen Blue Line stop in Wicker Park last month, the agency restored the historic entrance canopy, platform railings and exterior walls to maintain the vintage feel of the 120-year-old station. But as part of...Show More Summary