Nonetheless Garments appears to have closed. We were saddened to see a sign in its window at 1330 N. Milwaukee Ave. saying that the space is for lease.
We’re in the process of trying to get the weekly e-newsletter out, and will add more to this post later, if there is any news to share on the topic. In the meanwhile, while doing a Google search on “nonetheless” “closed” and “wicker park” in an attempt to learn more, the following results came up.
If you’ve been around the neighborhood for more than a few years as we have, you likely frequented many of these places listed below that have closed, too.
Change might be inevitable, but it doesn’t stop it from hurting, either.
We still miss Skewerz on deadline nights.
Had a blast working at caffe de luca.
Met an ex-boyfriend for the first time at Veggie Bite when we were standing in line.
Celebrated our 34th birthday at Mado.
We met the owner of Spring as he was cleaning graffiti off his restaurant’s windows. Already a pipeline reader, he told us that he once ran an underground newspaper and to “keep up the good work” or something like that.
Spent more than a few afternoons reading the newspapers at Earwax Cafe and Half and Half (later Skewerz)….
anyhow, back to deadline. maybe it’s the rain but we’re feeling melancholy.
Aug 9, 2012 – Scarcely Attended CAPS Meeting Nonetheless Inspires Discussion On… at near the Wicker Park fieldhouse after the park itself had closed.
Rating: 4 - 240 reviews - Price range: $$
240 Reviews of Caffe de Luca CLOSED ”I’ve mostly been here for just coffee but it’s definitely a great place … Not the terribly unique but enjoyable nonetheless.
Rating: 3.5 - 168 reviews - Price range: $
168 Reviews of Skewerz CLOSED ”The guy at the counter was cool and friendly. …excited to escape the Hell that is Wicker Park’s Six Corners on any random night and….. I wasn’t a huge fan of the placement of the dartboard, nonetheless, I’ m …
Rating: 3 - 523 reviews - Price range: $$
523 Reviews of Earwax Cafe CLOSED ”CLOSED? … Maybe the Wicker Parkneighborhood is a sleepy little area, but I really want pancakes …… being dead on the floor from hunger by the time it comes, but appreciate the gesture nonetheless.
Rating: 3.5 - 27 reviews - Price range: $
Thank god this place closed. The baristas were totally useless. They did Intelli a great disservice. They were more concerned with being totally hip wicker park …
Rating: 3 - 54 reviews - Price range: $$
54 Reviews of Vintage Wine Bar CLOSED ”One of my friends who also lives in the …Situated on the Division strip in Wicker Park, we came in expecting a wait but ….. was an unusual occurence, but better circulation is needed nonetheless.