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Bayless' Xoco Bistro in Wicker Park Debuts New Menu: PHOTOS

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 6 days 13 hours ago
by Alisa Hauser -- The additions, which debuted Tuesday, include chilaques, barbacoa and enchiladas. WICKER PARK —  Now you can make your own soft tacos at Chef Rick Bayless Wicker Park Xoco outpost, which was renamed to a bistro on Tuesday, a change that included the addition of classic...


Bloomingdale Trail Attracts 128-Apartment Plan at Aldi Site in Wicker Park

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 6 days 14 hours ago
by Alisa Hauser -- Area residents are happy the grocery would stay but some are worried about the height of the project. WICKER PARK — A plan to revitalize an Aldi grocery store and bring more than 100 apartments to the corner of Milwaukee Avenue and Leavitt Street was met with...


Cameras in the Park To Catch Dog Poop Scofflaws? Alderman Pitches Idea

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 6 days 16 hours ago
by Stephanie Lulay -- Police will be asked to write tickets, and the park's board may hire security, Ald. Danny Solis said.  WEST LOOP — Cameras that would catch owners who fail to clean up their dog's doo is one of the ideas being considered to curb dog-related issues at...


Despite Election Board Ruling, Objection Against Beukinga Heads to Court

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 6 days 17 hours ago
Objectors who challenged candidate Gabe Beukinga's petitions now want a judge to review the case.


Radio Extra: Punch Bowl Social to Pump $6M into Wicker Park Entertainment

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 1 week 7 hours ago
Alisa Hauser discusses Punch Bowl Social's timeline for moving into the Wicker Park Neighborhood. 


Punch Bowl Social to Pump $6M into Wicker Park Entertainment, Dining Mecca

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 1 week 13 hours ago
Eight bowling lanes, ping pong, foosball and a 24-hour diner are among the many draws.


Moreno Campaign Paid $2,460 to Worker Who Got Opponent Off Ballot

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 1 week 14 hours ago
by Alisa Hauser -- Former cop Jay G. Ramirez successfully challenged the petitions of Mia Lopez. WEST TOWN — A man who got an opponent of Ald. Joe Moreno booted off the ballot is a paid political worker on Moreno's 1st ward re-election campaign, documents show.Jay G. Ramirez, of the...


Chicago DJ Charged in Wreck That Killed Passenger, a Mom of Young Daughter

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 1 week 15 hours ago
by Darryl Holliday -- Rafael “DJ Lego” Rodriguez survived an early Monday crash into a lagoon, but Claudia Beruben later died. HUMBOLDT PARK — Crews were able to rescue a man from a car that slid off Lake Shore Drive onto a frozen lagoon Monday, but his passenger, the mother...


'The Man On Five' Site Is Devoted to Chicago's Coolest, Hard-to-Find Images

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 1 week 17 hours ago
The website run by Garrett Karp prides itself of showcasing unique photos of city's past and present.


Ald. Burnett, Beukinga Will Square Off in 27th Ward Debate Thursday

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 1 week 17 hours ago
Both candidates will participate in a debate sponsored by the West Side NAACP.


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