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Guide To Wicker Park Fest

With something for everyone, Wicker Park Fest is packed full of music, food and family activities. It’s a great way to explore the neighborhood and the variety of shops, restaurants and fashion unique to the area. Your $5 donation benefits Burr Elementary School and the Wicker Park/Bucktown Chamber Of Commerce. Check it out this weekend, July 27-28th.

07/26/2013

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Man Stabbed In Wicker Park

A man was stabbed early Sunday in the Wicker Park neighborhood.

07/21/2013

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22 Children Hospitalized After Wicker Park Bus Crash

More than 20 children were hospitalized when a school bus crashed in the Wicker Park neighborhood Tuesday afternoon on the North Side.

07/09/2013

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Juvenile Girl Sexually Assaulted In Wicker Park

Police have issued a community alert to let residents of the Wicker Park neighborhood know of the sexual assault of a girl that occurred earlier this week.

04/05/2013

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Best Chicago Easter Events For Kids 2013

Celebrating Easter in Chicago should be something for the entire family. Check out some of the Easter-themed activities that cater towards families with children this Easter and make it memorable for everyone, regardless of their age.

03/29/2013

Investigators collect evidence near North and Milwaukee, where a man suspected of robbing at least 12 stores was shot after he held up a Subway sandwich shop on the Near North Side. (Credit: Sun-Times Media)

Cop Shoots Suspect In 12 Store Robberies

After holding up a Subway shop on the Near North Side, a robbery suspect fled the scene, and police chased him to Wicker Park, where he allegedly attempted to run over a police officer, prompting the officer to shoot him.

02/20/2013

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Man Charged With Breaking Into, Trying To Burglarize Cop’s Home

An off-duty Chicago Police officer suffered a broken bone in one of his hands while struggling with a man who broke into the officer’s Wicker Park home on Friday and tried to burglarize it.

02/09/2013

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Man Robs Hair Salon In Wicker Park

A man robbed a hair salon Monday morning in the North Side Wicker Park neighborhood.

02/04/2013

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Two Dead, 10 Wounded In Thanksgiving Weekend Violence

A man attempting to stop a fight between a married couple was stabbed to death, another man was found shot dead in a backyard and at least ten other people — including two teenage girls and a CTA passenger shot by police — were wounded by gunfire since the start of the Thanksgiving weekend.

11/22/2012

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Best Places For Black Friday Shopping Deals In Chicago

For many shoppers, shopping on Black Friday is synonymous with crowds. To find great Black Friday deals in Chicago, consider shopping off the beaten path at the following independent stores.

11/06/2012

A skateboarder was hit by a car along North Milwaukee Avenue. (CBS)

Skateboarder Struck By Car Last Week Dies

The 42-year-old man who was struck by a car while he was skateboarding in the Wicker park neighborhood a week ago has died, according to the Cook Coounty Medical Examiner’s office.

10/27/2012

Wicker Park sits at the intersection of Damen and North avenues. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Wicker Park

CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan looks at one of Chicago’s trendiest, hippest neighborhoods.

10/12/2012

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Racked.com Seeks Votes On Best Shopping Intersections

The Web site Racked.com may be pitting trendy hipsters against young and snazzy professionals, as they ask Chicagoans to pick one of six intersections as the best for shopping.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

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Best Bizarre Public Art In Chicago

Within Chicago lies a treasure trove of public art that is sure to challenge, astound or confuse passersby. From clocks to fish, discover public works of art that definitely make an impression.

10/01/2012

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Wicker Park Makes Top 5 Among Nation’s Hipster Neighborhoods

In what probably won’t come as a great surprise, Chicago’s Wicker Park is near the top of a new list of the nation’s top hipster neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

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Car With Missing Tire Blamed For Crash In Wicker Park

Driving a car that was missing a tire might seem to defy common sense, but someone was doing just that in the Wicker Park neighborhood overnight – and police say it caused a nasty accident.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2012

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Graffiti Removal Scaled Back Under Mayor’s Budget

The City of Chicago reportedly is moving more slowly these days to get rid of gang graffiti.

WBBM Newsradio–08/23/2012

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Person Critically Hurt In Wicker Park Construction Accident

A construction accident in the Wicker Park neighborhood on Sunday left one person in critical condition, according to Fire Media Affairs.

08/18/2012

A group of more than 20 teenagers was caught on surveillance video as they descended on Mildblend Supply Co. in Wicker Park on July 28, 2012, and stole more than $3,000 worth of designer jeans. (Supplied to CBS 2)

UPDATED: Mob Of Teens Steals $3K Of Jeans From Wicker Park Store

After posting surveillance video of a flash mob robbery online and sharing the video with CBS 2 News, a Wicker Park store owner said he and police have received several tips about the group of about 20 teens responsible for stealing more than $3,000 worth of jeans over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2012

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Guide: Wicker Park Fest

This neighborhood street fest has grown in to a major music event in Chicago. Local and national acts fill a jam-packed weekend, Saturday, July 28 – Sunday, July 29, 2012.

07/19/2012

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