Relationship in a rut? Or maybe you have a first date looming? Then why not check out Wicker Park with that special someone! (That’s an order, not a question.)
Chicago’s literary history lives largely in its stories and structures, two things that are often intertwined in urban literature. Here’s a selection of notable sites of literary history in and around Chicago.
A group of armed men abducted a FedEx truck driver Monday night on the Northwest Side, stealing the employee’s wallet and several packages before dropping him and the truck off in the Wicker Park neighborhood, police said.
A taxi cab crashed through the window of a Wicker Park restaurant on Thursday, injuring two customers of the restaurant.
Four men, including one who allegedly displayed a gun at police, prompting them to fire shots during a foot chase, are being questioned after the early Friday incident in the Wicker Park neighborhood.
Whether you’re looking to burn some calories or just want to catch up with the crew, here’s a couple places in Chicago that should accommodate the occasional athlete.
Have you ever woken up on a Saturday morning craving a delicious brunch where you could comfortably show up with two kids in tow? Then check out these Chicago, family-friendly brunch hotspots!
An art and shop teacher at the Francis W. Parker School in Lincoln Park was busted using his iPhone to take upskirt pictures of a woman at a street festival over the weekend, police said.
CBS 2′s Rob Johnson hangs out with a Chicago woman who is Queen of Karaoke once a week. It’s the latest look at “Your Chicago.’
No longer just for tattooed hipsters, Wicker Park has turned into one of Chicago’s most vibrant, family friendly neighborhoods. Take a stroll down Division Street between Paulina and Leavitt, and you’ll find plenty of shopping, dining and activities for people of all ages.
The East Village, Ukrainian Village and Wicker Park neighborhoods, which are renown for their independent leanings, immigrant populations and hipster appeal, are also home to many family-friendly spots, especially during the summer.
Three suspects, two of them armed, are in police custody after jumping behind the counter and robbing a bank Thursday morning before police nabbed them in mid-getaway in the Wicker Park neighborhood.
Bulls fans were hoping for a little breathing room in the series, and losing at home was especially tough. Still, optimism reigns.
The City Council Zoning Committee on Tuesday gave approval to a plan to bring retail to an old bank building in Wicker Park.
A man and a woman were hurt early this morning when the vehicle they were inside crashed into a pole in the Wicker Park neighborhood.
The Earwax Café in Wicker Park is back open again, after announcing plans to close permanently on Feb. 28 after 21 years in business.
A person outside a restaurant was shot multiple times in a drive-by shooting early Sunday in the Wicker Park neighborhood.
The Earwax Café in the Wicker Park neighborhood is set to close at the end of the month after 21 years in business, according to multiple reports.
Artists are depicting Mayor Richard M. Daley — both the positive and the negative sides — at a gallery show in Wicker Park.
Police say a Wicker Park burglary suspect was so determined to escape that he took off with a police officer it the back of his getaway car.
- Orange Line Service Resumes After Train-Pedestrian IncidentCTA commuters were temporarily stymied on the Orange Line during the Friday rush hour after a train fatally struck a man on the tracks.401
- Illinois Senate Passes Medical Marijuana LegislationIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn must decide if he will sign a measure allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes after the state Senate approved legislation on Friday.1238
- Teen Fatally Stabbed In Fight Outside Suburban Grocery StoreRomeoville police say a 17-year-old boy and a 22-year-old man got into a fight in the parking lot outside the Jewel-Osco on Weber Road.432
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- Police Believe Alleged Con Man Had Scores Of Victims In 4 StatesPark Ridge police were asking for the public’s health in a fraud investigation against a man they said has been using a fake identity to fleece people in at least four states.148
- Family Helping Fund Research For Rare Disease That Struck Son, DaughterThey start out growing up like any other child, until a seizure strikes. It's the first sign of a deadly, rare brain disease that robs children of their abilities before taking their lives. This weekend, you can help a Downers Grove family try to find a cure for Batten Disease.226
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