The sound of simulated gunfire might ring through parts of Wicker Park and Double Door Tuesday, as filming for Spike Lee's controversial new film 'Chiraq' gets underway. [ more › ]
After weeks of anticipation, crews for "Chiraq," the Spike Lee movie about violence in Chicago, have been spotted. They are expected to film in the Bucktown/Wicker Park neighborhood today, where the music club Double Door is located. Prop...Show More Summary
Find addictive late-night eats and plenty of fun drinks at this Wicker Park hangout in the former Small Bar space. Mini-review: Pub Royale2049 W. Division St. 773-661-6874Rating: !!! 1/2 (out of four) Heating up>>Read more about ourShow More Summary
photoReigning Sound at Wicker Park Fest 2013 (more by Lindsey Best) Memphis garage rockers Reigning Sound will be heading to Europe for a tour next month, but before they board the plane they'll stop in NYC to play Union Pool...
EAT Get A Burger, Give A BurgerUmami Burger1480 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-423-2005Buy a burger and you'll get a coupon for a free burger you can either redeem in June or turn in to have the Wicker Park restaurant donate the cost of the burger to The Feeding America Network. Show More Summary
Bikes are piled up as if to keep warm in front of Handlebar, a vegetarian restaurant in a quiet area of Wicker Park. Inside, helmets fill the tables of mustached men, and rock music drowns out the conversations of neighboring diners. Handlebar's menu features a wonderfully disparate combination...
Martinis are the featured drinks at this bar and grill nestled under the CTA Blue Line Damen stop in Wicker Park. With more than 30 concoctions, even drinkers who normally shun martinis can find one here that piques their interest, like the Austin, Texas, (basically a margarita served straight...
Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images There will be something different about a new Taco Bell that is set to open in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood this summer. Parent company Yum Brands (YUM) has confirmed that the eatery has...Show More Summary
A Taco Bell in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago has applied for a liquor license, which if granted would mark the first Taco Bell location in the country to serve alcohol. What do you think?
A Taco Bell is finally coming to Wicker Park. And according to reports, the establishment is applying for a liquor license. [ more › ]
Want an ice-cold beer to wash down that Doritos Locos Taco? If city permits and licenses are to be believed, a new Taco Bell in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood may be the first to let you live that dream. Eater reports that management for the establishment – which is expected to open sometime this summer – applied for a liquor … [More]
Have you ever thought a stiff drink would go perfect with your Doritos Locos Tacos? Well, one Taco Bell restaurant thinks that’s a recipe for success. Chicago’s Wicker Park Taco Bell location has applied for a liquor license to become the first of the Yum! brand restaurant to serve alcohol. Let’s face it. 90 percent […]
An insider guide to the city’s best—and healthiest—places, like top-notch barre classes and amazing juice bars, from Wicker Park to the South Loop.
Chicago Police have issued warnings for women in Logan Square and Wicker Park after a series of violent robberies in the area targeting females. [ more › ]
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams has issued a voluntary recall of all of its ice cream products, as well as closed its two dozen shops around the country, including the brand new Wicker Park location. [ more › ]
It's not a nerd prom without a little disappointment. Geek Bar Beta in Wicker Park was planning on having a blowout for the "Game of Thrones" premiere earlier this month.
Scone City's sweet treats aren't just for tea time. Review: Scone City1632 W. Division St. 773-904-8722Rating: !!! 1/2 (out of 4) Heating up First, there were the cupcakeries. Then, the boutique doughnut shops and macaron-packed patisseries moved in. Show More Summary
The Wicker Park hotspot will shut its doors this weekend after an official closing party to celebrate the past 17 years in business. [ more › ]
by Bill Pearis photo: Meat Puppets @ Wicker Park Fest 2013 (more by Lindsey Best) Usually, the only place to see Soul Asylum and Meat Puppets together was probably on that one episode of MTV Alternative Nation from 1993 where...
Two film festivals, a bar crawl and more weekend things to do in Chicago March 20-22. EAT Saturday Night Supper Birchwood Kitchen 2211 W. North Ave. 773-276-2100 The Wicker Park BYOB restaurant stays open late to serve a four-course dinner including options such as French onion soup, braised chicken and chocolate pudding with brown butter cookies. Show More Summary