Sorry ladies, Josh Hartnett is a taken man. The "Wicker Park" star, 34, who has been out of the spotlight for the past few years,...
Three local improv performers who manage The Upstairs Gallery announce plans to mount A Jangleheart Circus, a three-day independent comedy festival this summer at The Den Theatre in Wicker Park. [ more › ]
Go outside this summer, and you'll have a hard time not running into some street festival, wading through seas of sweaty people and sticky food. This is especially true in Wicker Park, where the creatively named Wicker Park Fest is now...Show More Summary
On Saturday, Friend of the Food Chain Eric May threw a pop-up tribute to Leo's Lunchroom at the Piranha Club. Through the late 80s and early 90s, the Wicker Park diner was pretty much the only place you could eat in its immediate surroundings on Division.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Musician, producer, DJ and onetime Wicker Park enfant terrible Johnny Love (best known for his dance parties in the former Jerkstore) launched Fetch, which will deliver your favorite menu items from McDonald’s, Burger King, Five Guys, Wendy’s, White Castle and Taco Bell. [ more › ]
Not to be outdone by neighboring 'hoods Bucktown and Wicker Park, Logan Square now will have its own beer festival as well. The Logan Square Beer Fest, set for Sept. 21 at Logan Square Auditorium, is a new event that organizers Dave Watts and Marcus Osacky said will spotlight 20 breweries, most from the Midwest. Show More Summary
With a dozen brain-eating zombies standing in the way, it's clear that coming to Jewel was a bad idea. You can run away, but you still face a dilemma: Do you try to scavenge supplies at a nearby Walgreen's or a bar in Wicker Park? Navigating...Show More Summary
The Wicker Park BBQ mainstay has expanded and is ready for its close-up with a complimentary buffet April 18. [ more › ]
Hugging the edges of Wicker Park and Humboldt Park, Ukrainian Village long has been home to funky dive bars and plenty of tucked-away haunts. A new crop of breakfast spots retains the neighborhood vibe and helps make early mornings a little more tolerable. Show More Summary
From established bars such as The Map Room and Small Bar to newcomers Fatpour Tap Works and Bangers & Lace, Wicker Park and Bucktown are home to more than their fare share of craft beer-focused watering holes. Those bars and more than...Show More Summary
If you've ever waited for your turn to play Duck Hunt at Emporium Arcade Bar or stood on line at Big Star craving a fish taco, you know that some popular Wicker Park bars could use a little extra space.Luckily, some of them are poised to expand. Show More Summary
What can the two-week old Takito Kichen in Wicker Park hope to do with tacos in a neighborhood already stuffed full of them? I sat down with executive chef David Dworshak to discuss what sets these menu items apart.
Club Lucky has done it again.
EAT Easter Brunch Trenchermen 2039 W. North Ave. 773-661-1540 A three-course prix-fixe brunch awaits in Wicker Park featuring five main course selections including cinnamon-roasted leg of lamb with butterball potatoes and fava beansShow More Summary
Could it be the Big Star effect? While Paul Kahan's ridiculously popular Wicker Park taco-and-whiskey garage was a novelty when it opened more than three years ago, the idea of the casual Mexican-inspired bar is catching on. River North's Ay Chiwowa (311 W. Show More Summary
Chicago Chop Shop, a combination butcher shop, restaurant and event space, is set to open in July in a 100-year-old Wicker Park warehouse. Located at 2033 W. North Ave., Chicago Chop Shop's counter-service butcher shop will open at 9 a.m. Show More Summary
Opening this summer, Chicago Chop Shop and The 1st Ward bring together encased meat, seasonal cuisine, cocktails, and live entertainment. [ more › ]
Check out the most popular posts of the past week on Serious Eats Chicago, including our cheap eats gude to Wicker Park. Plus, we go behind the scenes at Slurping Turtle, eat a bunch of waffles, and learn how to make Fork's sticky toffee pudding.
Wicker Park is home to a satisfying mix of cuisines, including established stalwarts and an ever expanding list of new projects. Luckily, many of the places are focused on serving the neighborhood, meaning that finding a stunning, and affordable, meal is easy.
Nearly a week past Snowbrawl 2013, Samantha found this video that shows some of the clearest shots yet of all the fun we had in Wicker Park. This video makes us want some more hot cocoa from Big Star. [ more › ]