Get ready for "the creamiest broth," and, possibly, a line of Japanese-style cocktails exclusive to Chicago. [ more › ]
Joe Shanahan, co-owner of Double Door, one of the anchor clubs during the rise of the Wicker Park music scene in the '90s, is facing eviction. But in his first public statement on the monthslong legal battle, he vows he won't go quietly. "We're not going down without a fight," he said in an interview....
The year 2015 was not the easiest for Ryan Martin, the developer and operator of the Den Theatre, the Wicker Park arts venue that's playing an increasingly critical role in Chicago's off-Loop theater scene. I last wrote about Martin's building, which is at 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in 2014 when the...
Brittany & Brittany's Bright Wicker Park Apartment Pin it I have a few things that I regularly do at the end of the year. If I don’t do them, I don’t feel ready for January, let alone poised to take control of the new year and kick some ass. Show More Summary
Even when one talks to singer Karen Mason on the phone — as I did recently to chat about her upcoming show at Davenport's in Wicker Park — there is a definite musical lilt to the veteran cabaret star's voice. The post Karen Mason returns to Chicago for a nostalgic musical journey appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Times.
They want to buy a fancy new noodle maker imported from Japan. [ more › ]
Double Door's fate was still in question Friday as an attorney for the Wicker Park club's landlord agreed to amend the eviction complaint to offer more detail about the dispute. The venue's lease expired Oct. 31. Landlord Brian Strauss filed a complaint Nov. 3 in Cook County Circuit Court seeking...
The taqueria's Bridgeport incarnation will have a 100-seat patio and "more spins on authentic Mexican tacos" than its Wicker Park sister. [ more › ]
A downtown investor wants to but the Double Door building, and rumors swirl Shake Shack could move into the space. [ more › ]
Thank goodness it's expanding, because right now there are like -2 chairs there. [ more › ]
Can any restaurant survive the Wicker Park rapture? [ more › ]
Flight 001's new Damen location has carry-on cocktail-making kits, scratch-off maps, and more. [ more › ]
Rising rents have driven another Wicker Park staple out of business. [ more › ]
Things are looking to get even more contentious as the venerable music club tries to remain open. [ more › ]
Police are asking Wicker Park residents to look out for a group of burglars targeting high-end clothing stores. [ more › ]
Three men were shot in a drive-by outside a nightclub on Milwaukee Avenue in Wicker Park early Sunday morning. [ more › ]
It's beginning to look like every institution that helped make the Wicker Park and Bucktown area what it is today is facing one crisis or another. [ more › ]
Double Door, a Wicker Park club that helped propel the careers of the Smashing Pumpkins and Liz Phair, is facing eviction by its landlord again. The venue's lease expired Oct. 31. The landlord filed a complaint Nov. 3 in Cook County Circuit Court seeking Double Door's eviction from 1572 N. Milwaukee...
Stay strong. Break out that Wicker Park DVD, if you have to. More » Your Middle School Boyfriend Josh Hartnett Is Now a Father is a post from Crushable - Entertainment, Hot Guys, Movies and Celebrity News.
Kokopelli has only been open for a year, and we suspect they aren't coming back. [ more › ]