News

Ugly Mug Cafe Aims to Open West Loop Spot with $85,000 in Crowdfunding

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 4 weeks 19 hours ago
The owner of the West Town Cafe is trying to raise money to open a second location in the West Loop.


Armed Robbery Reported in West Town Parking Garage

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 4 weeks 19 hours ago
A West Town man was robbed at gunpoint in a neighborhood parking garage Wednesday, police said. 


Tom Robinson's photo realistic portraitures are on both sides of WOW

Our Urban Times - 1 month 10 hours ago
By:  Elaine Coorens Date:  Saturday, September 20th, 2014 Tom Robinson, longtime North Avenue artist and teacher in the now WOW (West of Western) District, has his latest series...


Two New Beers From Forbidden Root To Hit Shelves Monday

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 1 month 14 hours ago
The Chicago-based brew company prides itself on offering beers with unusual ingredients. 


Aahh Fest Special Guest? All Signs Point to Kanye

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 1 month 1 day ago
Chicago's own Kanye West is likely the unannounced headliner at Union Park Sunday, hip hop fans agree.


Cup & Spoon in the WOW: a Dream Plan come true for Rosie Quasarano

Our Urban Times - 1 month 1 day ago
By:  Elaine Coorens Date:  Friday, September 19th, 2014 From the time she was a little girl growing up in Lansing, Michigan, Rosie Quasarano wanted to have her own business. Now...


Federal Judge sentences gang leader for drug-trafficking and responsible for '08 slaying of former Wicker Park resident and police officer

Our Urban Times - 1 month 1 day ago
By:  Elaine Coorens Date:  Thursday, September 18th, 2014 Former Wicker Park resident Kathryn Romberg, 45, a DCFS supervisor and part-time realtor, was murdered at about 1:30 a....


'Three Strikes is Enough,' Alderman Says of Troubled Bucktown Club

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 1 month 1 day ago
A public nuisance meeting on Los Recuerdos brought out angry neighbors.


West Town's Design Harvest Festival Among Top Weekend Happenings

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 1 month 1 day ago
A Buck-tober Pub Crawl and rib smokeout at Moonshine are also on tap for the Sept 19-21 weekend.


TOMS Shoes Aims to Open By Thanksgiving, on Hunt for Sales Reps, Baristas

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 1 month 1 day ago
The shop is taking over the shuttered Caribou Coffee and looking to partner with local pastry makers.


Pages