That which lies behind the door of 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. is a game-changer for theater in the hip Chicago neighborhood of Wicker Park. I took myself over to that address earlier this week, curious about the new storefront space being readied for The Hypocrites' new production of "All Our...
Meat Puppets at Wicker Park Fest 2013 (more by Lindsey Best) Here's a cool pairing. Alternative rock godfathers Meat Puppets will be teaming up with the newer and consistently impressive songwriter Cass McCombs for a co-headlining tour this fall. The...
Today's 'Around Town' gallery features sights and scenes of this weekend's Wicker Park Fest. [ more › ]
This weekend's playlist features local artists who are all playing this weekend's Wicker Park Fest. [ more › ]
The space feels like its Wicker Park counterpart's kid brother and houses a food truck with ground effects, table games, and an impressive microbrew selection and full bar. [ more › ]
Wicker Park Fest will serve as the official return of post-hardcore, experimental punk act The Felix Culpa, inactive since the band's farewell show in 2012. [ more › ]
You've had a few days to recover from Pitchfork, so you should be plenty rested in time to do the fest thing all over again. The lineup this week includes some perennial favorites: Wicker Park Fest, Jeff Fest and Taste of Lincoln Avenue, plus the debut Chicago stop of Sierra Nevada's Beer Camp Across America, a roving beer tour coming to Navy Pier. Show More Summary
The LA-based burger restaurant with a cult following is known for its emphasis on umami—the "fifth" taste associated with meaty savory flavors. [ more › ]
EAT Dollar Dollar Holler Dimo's Pizza 1615 N. Damen Ave. 773-525-4580 Take it easy on your wallet with $1 slices (two per person, dine-in only) in honor of the Wicker Park location's first anniversary and wash them down with $3 craft beer pints. Show More Summary
It's also the first Intelligentsia in Chicago that will serve up beer and cider, which will be on draft alongside iced coffees and teas. [ more › ]
Wicker Park residents credit a heightened police presence with reducing the number of rail riding “gutter punks” on the streets this summer. [ more › ]
Jeni's Splendid to open in Wicker Park, Webster's Wine Bar reopens this week, TMIP shutters and more today in Restaurant News. [ more › ]
EAT New Menu Additions Xoco 449 N. Clark St. 312-334-3688 The restaurant's second location in Wicker Park is scheduled to open in early August, but until then, head to River North to fill up on dishes such as a poc chuc torta (wood-grilled pork, tomato, Napa cabbage, cilantro-lime crema, habanero; $12). Show More Summary
LVL3, the crowd-pleasing alternative gallery space located in the heart of Wicker Park, had it's opening reception last night for the exhibition, "Two Rocks Do Not Make a Duck". Milano Chow, Sofia Leiby and Malin Gabriella Nordin are the three...
A Chicago bicyclist wrote an open letter on Craigslist to a pedestrian who she says told her he hoped she would 'die on her bike' after he refused to step out of the bike lane for her outside of Big Star in Wicker Park. [ more › ]
Everyone's favorite spaceship is finally coming down to Earth, now with tacos too. [ more › ]
Get a head start on your Independence Day drinking July 2 at SmallBar Division where Perennial Artisan Ales becomes the latest brewery to take part in the Wicker Park watering hole's pop-up taproom series. [ more › ]
It seems as though the aesthetic admiration between hipsters and Nazis is finally a two-way street. While white male denizens of neighborhoods like Williamsburg, Silver Lake and Wicker Park have long been fans of copping Nazi style,Show More Summary
Chicago taxpayers are likely on the hook to pay a $1.5 million settlement to a bicyclist who suffered brain damage and other injuries that left him with quadriplegia when he crashed into a barricade guarding a sunken catch basin in a...Show More Summary
Chicago taxpayers are likely on the hook to pay a $1.5 million settlement to a bicyclist who suffered brain damage and other injuries that left him with quadriplegia when he crashed into a barricade guarding a sunken catch basin in a late-night accident in the Wicker Park neighborhood.