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Pencil This In: A Sour Xmas At Jerry's Wicker Park

It's an evening of beer and holiday-themed films at Jerry's Wicker Park tonight. [ more › ]

Drink this: The Rose

The Rose: Geek Bar Beta, currently housed at the former Storefront Company in Wicker Park, will open its main Geek Bar location in Lincoln Park in early 2015. Bar manager Laura Green's most popular of these drinks will cross over to the new space. Perhaps nowhere else is her knack for...

CTA Damen Blue Line stop to reopen Monday

The Damen Blue Line stop in Wicker Park is expected to reopen at 4 a.m. Monday after being closed for two months for renovation, according to the CTA. Trains had been bypassing the Damen station since it was shut down Oct. 20 for a $13.6 million facelift. Show More Summary

Deliciousness overload

Tickets go on sale at noon on Friday, Dec. 19 for Chicago's second annual Donut Fest. The event is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 25 at 1st Ward/Chop Shop in Wicker Park. This year, organizers expanded the event to include two sessions.Show More Summary

New Colony announces 2015 season

The New Colony, the oddball theater company that produces original, often humorous ensemble works, announced its 2015 season on Tuesday. This will be the company’s first year in residence at The Den Theatre in Wicker Park.

Mend Thine Every Flaw Exhibition at Heaven Gallery

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Located in the midst of Milwaukee Avenue in Wicker Park, Heaven Gallery, is exhibiting the work of Shawn Creeden, Marshall Elliott, and Rachael Starbuck. Heaven, a contemporary art gallery which serves as an exquisite, yet affordable, Vintage Shop during...

Trolley crawl and Thanksgiving weekend fun

EAT Sunday Supper Azzurra Enotavola 1467 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-278-5959 Get a taste of Tuscany in Wicker Park with this weekly four-course, family-style dinner, which includes frittata with bitter greens, chianti-braised short rib and housemade pici pasta with ragu. Show More Summary

REVIEW: 'Hot Georgia Sunday' by Haven Theatre Company

Tank tops, shorts and sweaty sexual desire are the main currency of the aptly titled "Hot Georgia Sunday," the engaging little sleeper of a show from the rising Haven Theatre Company, staged at The Den Theatre in Wicker Park and directed by Marti Lyons, who is rapidly becoming a leading...

Chef Michael Taus talks new restaurant

Charlie Trotter protege chef Michael Taus will open Taus Authentic, what he calls an "everyday" neighborhood restaurant, in the former Prasino space in Wicker Park (1846 W. Division) early next year. Taus was for 20 years the man behind the fine dining spot Zealous, which closed its doors in...

Music Video Of The Day: Guantanamo Baywatch 'Love This Time'

Guantanamo Baywatch play a free show with Chicago's own The Lemons tomorrow night at Emporium Wicker Park. [ more › ]

REVIEW: 'Always ... Patsy Cline' by Theo Ubique

Many years ago I was visiting a friend in Wicker Park whose musician boyfriend was heading out to rehearsal. "What are you girls doing tonight?" he asked. "Just hanging out," we replied. He laughed and said "Yeah, I know what that means. You're going to drink beer, listen to Patsy Cline, and...

Drink this: Wagon Wheel

Wagon wheel: In the mood for a good, old-fashioned cowboy's slug of whiskey married with a twist of holiday spirit? High Noon Saloon in Wicker Park offers the Wagon Wheel, a cocktail made of Very Old Barton bourbon, gingersnap liqueur, vanilla syrup, black walnut bitters and a splash of lemon...

The Bike is BACK!!!

Thank goodness for this! A $700 custom-made bike has been recovered after a band of young people dubbed the "Stroller Gang" stole it and tip money from a Wicker Park pizzeria over the weekend.The bike was sold to someone who later saw the video and turned it in to police, according to 14th District police. Show More Summary

New Colony moves to The Den

The New Colony, a storefront theater company known for its  zany, ensemble-based work, will make The Den Theatre in Wicker Park its new home, the company announced Monday.

What's going on Friday? (Halloween Parade, Primus, Damned, King Gizzard, Hop Along, Meat Puppets, cover shows, more)

King Gizzard at BV-CMJ last week (more by Amanda Hatfield) Hop Along at Wicker Park Fest 2014 (more by Jeff Ryan) You can browse our full NYC show calendar and our 2015 Halloween guide for more of tonight's shows,...

Hop Along sign to Saddle Creek, releasing new LP in 2015

Hop Along at Wicker Park Fest 2014 (more by Jeff Ryan) Hop Along have been playing new songs live for a while now, and they've finally announced that they've signed to Saddle Creek for the followup to their great 2012...

Most dangerous intersections

Anyone who has felt they were endangering their lives crossing the street at the intersection of Milwaukee, Damen, and North Avenues in Wicker Park can understand how it landed on a recently released list of most dangerous intersections...Show More Summary

Weekend Playlist: Resurrection 20th Anniversary

In October 1994, Chicago's own Common released his second album, Resurrection. Tonight, Emporium Arcade Bar in Wicker Park is hosting a 20th Anniversary Celebration. [ more › ]

Wicker Park Struggles To Keep Christmas-Themed Douche Hordes Away

The only upside here is the outrage generated will hopefully result in regulations being passed that will enable neighborhoods to expel these kind of events more effectively. [ more › ]

Music Video Of The Day: Daniel Wade 'Fun With Destruction'

Daniel Wade is playing the Chicagoist 10 year anniversary party at Emporium Arcade Wicker Park on October 23. Come celebrate with us! [ more › ]

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