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F— It: Wicker Park Signs Removed By City

A few unusual street signs popped up in Wicker Park earlier this week, but were quickly removed by the city.

08/13/2014

Alexander Hampton (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Gets 20 Years For Choking, Stabbing Woman In Wicker Park

Alexander Hampton, who has a history of sexual offenses, pleaded guilty to attempted murder for choking and repeatedly stabbing a Wicker Park flower shop employee on Feb. 17, 2012.

07/31/2014

The 606 trail and park

Opening Delayed For The 606 Trail Due To Brutal Winter

A much-anticipated new park and bike trail from Humboldt Park to Wicker Park won’t be completed until next year, after the bitter winter weather hampered construction efforts.

06/20/2014

One of several parked cars damaged by a driver who allegedly tried to run over Chicago police officers responding to the scene. Police shot the driver after he accelerated towards officers and a crowd of bystanders. (Credit: CapturedNews)

Reckless Driver Shot By Police Faces Charges

Michael Cote, 39, faces five felony counts of aggravated assault while operating a motor vehicle against a peace officer and five misdemeanor counts of failure to notify police after damaging an unattended vehicle.

06/13/2014

One of several parked cars damaged by a driver who allegedly tried to run over Chicago police officers responding to the scene. Police shot the driver after he accelerated towards officers and a crowd of bystanders. (Credit: CapturedNews)

Police Shoot Driver Who Tried To Run Over Officers, Bystanders

Chicago police shot a man who crashed into several parked cars in Wicker Park, then tried to run over officers who had pulled him over.

06/11/2014

Wicker Park Fest took place July 28 & 29 on Milwaukee Ave. in the heart of Wicker Park. Multiple stages with bands and performance left this Chicago neighborhood packed. Find out more. (credit: Mason Johnson)

Best Parks To Walk Your Dog In Chicago

Whether it’s downtown living and missing out on open spaces or just a designated area at a park, dog owners have a multitude of options for walking their dogs in Chicago. Check out some parks that feature dog-friendly amenities and make the dog-walking chore much more enjoyable.

04/25/2014

Surveillance photo of the suspect who robbed a North Community Bank branch at 1555 N. Damen Ave. Friday afternoon. | photo from the FBI

Woman Wanted For Wicker Park Bank Robbery

Authorities are searching for a woman who robbed a bank Friday afternoon in the Wicker Park neighborhood on the North Side.

04/20/2014

CDOT crews remove a bridge spanning Ashland Avenue, before moving it to a nearby work yard in Wicker Park, ahead of a move to a new location at Western and Bloomingdale, as part of the Bloomingdale Trail renovation project. (Credit: YouTube)

Old Ashland Bridge On Bloomingdale Trail To Be Moved To Western

It’s not every day you see a bridge being hauled down city streets. On Saturday, a bridge that once spanned Ashland Avenue in the Wicker Park neighborhood will make a 1.5-mile trek to its new home over Western Avenue along the Bloomingdale Trail.

04/18/2014

A group fights on North Milwaukee Avenue in Wicker Park. (Credit: Mike Block via You Tube)

Video Of Wild Fight Outside Bar In Wicker Park

A wild fight outside a Wicker Park bar was caught on tape before Chicago Police arrived to break up the brawl.

04/02/2014

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Man In Ski Mask Tries To Lure Boy Into Vehicle In Wicker Park: Police

The boy was walking to school in an alley in the 1300 block of North Claremont Avenue when the suspect approached him between 8:30 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. Monday.

03/31/2014

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Woman Stabbed In Wicker Park

After leaving a nearby nightclub with a man, a woman was stabbed several times when two people attacked them in the 1500 block of North Damen Avenue.

03/07/2014

Trader Joe's

Report: Trader Joe’s Coming To Wicker Park

Trader Joe’s is continuing its expansion in Chicago, with plans to open a new store in Wicker Park.

02/05/2014

Surveillance video of the would-be burglar at Shambles Bar. (Credit: Shambles Bar)

Would-Be Burglar Thwarted After Pulling Door Marked ‘Push’

Ever walk up to a door, give it a tug, then realize you’re supposed to push, to get it open? Well that’s exactly what happened to a would-be burglar in Wicker Park who was caught on video tugging and tugging on an unlocked door that he just could not seem to open.

01/15/2014

A budtender handles marijuana at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Chicago Medical Marijuana Clinic Deluged With Calls

Good Intentions has been flooded with 20,000 calls in just a couple of months.

10/14/2013

Manuel Gonzalez (Credit: Chicago Police)

Bond Set At $1M For Man Charged In Wicker Park Murder

Manuel Gonzalez, 29, is charged with fatally shooting Miguel Delgado early Saturday in the 1500 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, across the street from Nick’s Beer Garden.

09/16/2013

Manuel Gonzalez (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Fatal Wicker Park Shooting

A Logan Square man has been charged with the murder of a 19-year-old man who was shot to death early Saturday along a trendy strip of bars in the Wicker Park neighborhood.

09/14/2013

Two men were shot in Wicker Park late Friday, police said. / Sam Charles~Sun-Times Media.

Two Men Shot In Wicker Park

Two men were shot after two groups of people started fighting late Friday in Wicker Park.

09/07/2013

(Credit: caffentures.com)

Blue Line Coffee Crawl

For all the coffee lovers out there, there is a new kind of crawl, right up your alley (or Blue line in this case). Caffentures, has created the Blue Line Coffee crawl to give coffee loving professionals and casual drinkers alike the chance to learn more about the Logan Square/Wicker Park coffee scene. There are also crawls along the Red and Brown line for even more coffee tasting adventures.

08/16/2013

The Good Intentions medical marijuana clinic opened in Wicker Park. (CBS)

High Demand: First Marijuana Clinic Opens In Chicago

Less than a week since it was signed into law, the state’s first medical marijuana clinic has opened it’s doors and already the demand is high.

08/07/2013

A Chicago Fire Department Ambulance (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

9 Hurt In CTA Bus Crash In Wicker Park

Nine people were hurt late Wednesday morning, when a CTA bus and a pickup truck crashed in the Wicker Park neighborhood.

07/31/2013

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