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Making public spaces beautiful: How to create a global community and a park that works

Our Urban Times - 3 weeks 6 hours ago
By:  Douglas R. Wood Date:  Thursday, August 7th, 2014 Editor's Note: The beautiful gardens in Wicker Park are planned, funded, created and maintained by volunteers 12 months a...


Homeless Man Sleeping Under Truck Run Over in Wicker Park, Fire Dept. Says

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 3 weeks 9 hours ago
Andrzej Borzjke, 63, says he avoids shelters because there are "a lot of strange people" there.


Renegade Craft Fair Could Exit Division, Eyeing Chicago Ave. in West Town

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 3 weeks 7 hours ago
The West Town Chamber's director later said the matter is "still in research mode."


1880s-Era Victorian Townhome in Wicker Park Listed for $1.35 Million

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 3 weeks 8 hours ago
A backyard pond, finished basement, four fireplaces and tall ceilings are among the home's draws.


Five Things To Do Outside Today: Duck Derby, Movie in Wicker, Free Wine

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 3 weeks 10 hours ago
A free movie, a free play about violence in Chicago and FREE WINE, you guys. All outside.


Wicker Park Committee membership gives support to one of two developers

Our Urban Times - 3 weeks 12 hours ago
By:  Elaine Coorens Date:  Thursday, August 7th, 2014 Two developer presentations led off the Wicker Park Committee's (WPC) monthly meeting. A membership vote supported LG...


Shambles Owner Says Fight-Picking Drunk Woman Slapped Him, Used Racial Slur

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 3 weeks 1 day ago
The woman was allegedly picking fights in Wicker Park and had previously assaulted another woman.


ChiArts Set To Open in Former Lafayette Building, but Old Wounds Remain

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 3 weeks 1 day ago
Lafayette's name is still etched in stone on the building but ChiArts will wrap construction in August.


Chicago's Best Beard Honors Go to Lincoln Park Chef's 'Leonidas'

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 3 weeks 1 day ago
John Wayne "Duke" Formica, a Chicago chef, is in the running for Wahl's national Man of the Year.


Logan Square's East Room Brings Food Trucks to Patio

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 3 weeks 1 day ago
Need some pre-dancing fuel? East Room will soon have food trucks on site.


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