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Shinola Watch Company Opens Chicago Store In Bucktown

Shinola, which has built a strong reputation for its line of American-made products, most notably watches, opened its first Chicago store on Thursday.

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Woman Struck And Killed By Car In Wicker Park

A 23-year-old woman driving a 2011 Nissan Juke was pulling out of a CVS Pharmacy parking lot about 9:35 p.m. and turning left onto Division Street near Ashland Avenue, when her vehicle struck the pedestrian on the roadway, police said.

12/09/2014

Surveillance video from Craft Pizza in Wicker Park. (Credit: Craft Pizza)

Bike Stolen By “Stroller Bandits” Returned To Owner

A cook from a Wicker Park pizzeria got his stolen bike back, after thieves with a baby stroller stole it from the back of the restaurant.

11/13/2014

Surveillance video from Craft Pizza in Wicker Park. (Credit: Craft Pizza)

Cameras Catch ‘Stroller Bandits’ Stealing From Wicker Park Pizzeria

They looked like any other Chicago Family inside a pizza shop, but they were after more than just a pizza. Security cameras rolled as the group pulled off their crime and now the restaurant’s owners want to know who they are.

11/12/2014

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Wicker Park Boo-Palooza Guide

Bring the family and your pooch out to Wicker Park for a little Halloween fun. Boo-Palooza, on October 25th, will transform Wicker Park Garden on Damen Avenue in to a Halloween Festival ground.

10/24/2014

Artist's rendering of renovated platform at the Damen station on the Blue Line. (Credit: CTA)

Damen Blue Line Station Closed For 2 Months

The Wicker Park neighborhood station will be closed for 63 days and is scheduled to reopen Dec. 22, according to the CTA’s website. Blue Line service is available at the adjacent stations, Western and Divison.

10/20/2014

Wicker Park Street Sign Heart

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

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