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Eat This! Horchata pie by Hoosier Mama

If a diner existed near the border of the U.S. and Mexico, it would probably serve an horchata pie. Thankfully, you don’t need to travel far to find this unicorn, because Dove’s Luncheonette in Wicker Park has one on its menu, made by Hoosier Mama Pie Co. “One of the reasons horchata goes great...

Alton Towers Wicker Man-themed roller coaster filmed

It took Merlin Entertainment, which owns the theme park in Staffordshire, more than four years to complete the ride, which will open in the Spring.

Theme Park Bits: Toy Story Land Opening Date Set, Meet Black Panther Now, ‘Wicker Man’ Ride Looks Awesome

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: See the announcement of the opening date for Toy Story Land at Walt Disney World. All hail, King T’Challa! The time of Black Panther has arrived at Disneyland Resort. Stunning new pics let you feel the burn of The Wicker Man roller coaster in England. Show More Summary

First Images of ‘The Wicker Man’ Roller Coaster Set UK Theme Park Ablaze

We recently told you that UK park Alton Towers is getting the world’s first wood and fire coaster with Wicker Man, based on the ’73 film – or the Nic Cage one, if you prefer. The park teases… Standing at 57.57ft (17.55m) tall – the height of a six-story building – the ride will dominate […]

Alton Towers reveals images of Wicker Man rollercoaster

The high-speed attraction at the theme park in Staffordshire is the first wooden roller coaster to be built in the UK for 21 years and is set to open to those brave enough to ride it in the spring.

The Electriquette: These Vehicles Made of Wicker From More Than 100 Years Ago Are So Unique!

Tens of thousands of people from around the world came to the Exposition from 1915-1916 and rode around Balboa Park in one of Clyde Osborn’s Electriquettes. Clyde Osborn will never be listed among the titans of the automobile industry. Show More Summary

Rick Bayless closes Fonda Frontera in Wicker Park

According to a Facebook announcement posted on Sunday afternoon, Rick Bayless’ Wicker Park spot, Fonda Frontera, has closed. Calls to the restaurant directed to a voicemail system. “We want to say a huge Thank You to all of you who've been our guests at Fonda Frontera in Wicker Park over the last...

An English Theme Park Has Made a ‘The Wicker Man’ Roller Coaster For Some Reason

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Understandably, many of you might primarily know of The Wicker Man thanks to Neil LaBute’s 2006 remake starring Nicolas Cage, in which Cage’s character punches a woman in the face while dressed like a bear, and spends the movie furiously...Show More Summary

Roller Coaster based on The Wicker Man is a real thing and it's coming soon

Yeah, so let's go ahead and get this out of the way right off the bat, you're probably not going to believe this story is true (who could?) but, yes, it is true. Somehow. One of the U.K.’s leading theme parks, Alton Towers...Show More Summary

There’s a ‘Wicker Man’ Rollercoaster Opening In the UK!

A wood and fire coaster – what could possibly go wrong?! The crops are sure not to fail at UK theme park Alton Towers with the revelation of a Wicker Man inspired ride set to open this spring!  It marks the first wooden rollercoaster to be built in the UK for 21 years and will […]

Carrie Coon is a star, with arty cred intact

Before 2017, the Chicago actress Carrie Coon was, in her own words, "an indie cult favorite who does not sell any tickets." During 2017, this Wicker Park resident, this now-pregnant Wicker Park resident, became a bona fide star. Without losing any of her arty cred. What a year! Most specifically,...

Tour Chicago’s Robey hotel, a restored Art Deco stunner

The hotel takes over what was former known as the Northwest Tower in Wicker Park Open for just over a year now, the Robey hotel in Chicago’s Wicker Park takes over the newly refurbished and restored Northwest Tower, a historic Art Deco...Show More Summary

The Accused CTA Subway Pusher Has Pleaded Not Guilty

The 34-year-old Wicker Park man is charged with first-degree attempted murder for allegedly shoving a stranger onto the tracks. [ more › ]

“Little Mouse” Spotted in Huge Golden Gate Park: Golly, It’s a Genuine Fiat 500 Ghia Jolly

TweetA Fiat 500 Ghia Jolly surrey with a fringe on top: As seen on JFK: Wicker seats, baby! Perhaps it’s troppo “nuova” to be called a Fiat 500 Topolino, but shoegazers are on my side… Shake, baby, shake, you know I can fit you in my arms Brake, baby, brake, taking me in with all you’re charms […]

Fun, informal pop-up Good Fortune opening permanent location

Sequels are tricky. They’re rarely better than the original, and this happens with restaurants as well. Publican Anker in Wicker Park is fine, but it’s not quite as refined or grand as The Publican. One of my favorite restaurants of the last few years was Honey’s in the West Loop, a place I gave...

Smash-And-Grab Burglars Hit 2 Upscale Stores In Wicker Park

Two Wicker Park stores were hit by smash-and-grab style burglars early Tuesday morning. [ more › ]

Chicago nightlife at Debonair Social Club last week

Scenes from Debonair Social Club in Wicker Park on October 12. Want to see more of Chicago's nightlife scene?

Former Double Door Space Gets Downzoned As Fight Between Landlord & Wicker Park Alderman Reaches Turning Point

The landlord, who is suing Ald. Moreno, is now more limited in how he can used the property. [ more › ]

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