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West Town Winterfest Takes Locals on Ultimate Neighborhood Shopping Tour

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 2 weeks 1 day ago
Check out the best of West Town and drink some free mulled wine while you're at it.


Bloomingdale Bridge Arch Installation to Close Milwaukee Avenue Saturday

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 2 weeks 2 days ago
Folks are invited to watch the arches be lifted and positioned between 1 and 4 p.m., organizers said.


Wash Express Exits Wicker Park After 23 Years, Relocating to Humboldt Park

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 2 weeks 2 days ago
The car wash building is scheduled to be demolished; a 36-unit apartment building will replace it.


Ugly Sweater Selfie Contest Gives Prizes Away to Wicker Instagram Users

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 2 weeks 2 days ago
A weekend stay at a bed and breakfast, massages and a Timbuk2 bag are among the many prizes.


Huge 'Z' Frank Neon Sign Faces Wrecking Ball, but You Can Have It for Free

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 2 weeks 2 days ago
The 50-foot-tall retro sign on Western Avenue is set to be torn down and scrapped if no one takes it.


Video Shows Man Firing Shots Outside Funky Buddha Lounge

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 2 weeks 2 days ago
No one was hurt in the Nov. 9 shooting, which came weeks before a man was shot near the bar Sunday.


Sweeping voting rights bill passes in Springfield

Our Urban Times - 2 weeks 2 days ago
By:  Elaine Coorens Date:  Thursday, December 4th, 2014 Illinois' General Assembly passed SB 172, a sweeping voting rights bill, in the final hours of the Wed., Dec. 3, Veto...


Two women business owners celebrate and collaborate for Collaboraction

Our Urban Times - 2 weeks 3 days ago
By:  Elaine Coorens Date:  Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 Collaboraction is to be the benefactor of Littlerock Renovation Coaching's Holiday Party at Radiance Fine Jewelry, 2139...


Too Drunk To Drive? BeMyDD Will Drive You (And Your Car) Home

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 2 weeks 3 days ago
Unlike Lyft and Uber, BeMyDD's pickup service takes drunken customers and their cars home.


22 Cafes in 7 Months? Coffee Passport Challenges Intrepid Drinkers

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 2 weeks 3 days ago
For $25, you can try one drink at each participating cafe through June 30, 2015.


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