Wicker Park

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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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Man Stabbed In Wicker Park

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



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.


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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.


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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.


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.



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.