Wicker Park

Chamber Welcomes Four New Board Members on Election Night at Cafe Absinthe

By at November 18, 2012 | 6:46 am | 2 Comments

Chamber Welcomes Four New Board Members on Election Night at Cafe Absinthe

WICKER PARK—All four incumbents retained their seats for two-year terms on the board of the Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce, as four new members were elected in during a spirited election night Wednesday. Alex Averbach told DNAinfo Chicago that running for the board has been something that she's wanted to do for at least a few years. "I'm a small indie more...

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New ‘Flagship’ Walgreens Plans to Open to Public Wed. Nov. 21

By at November 17, 2012 | 11:15 am | 0 Comment

New ‘Flagship’ Walgreens Plans to Open to Public Wed. Nov. 21

[caption id="attachment_14253" align="alignright" width="300"] DNAinfo/Alisa Hauser[/caption] The new Walgreens flagship store at 1601 N. Milwaukee Ave. in the historic Noel State Bank Building on the northwest corner of North and Damen avenues plans to open to the public on Wed. Nov. 21, per a spokeswoman. Expect to see the building’s original architectural more...

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Crowdsourced Ad Competition Takes Over Double Door Tonight!

By at November 13, 2012 | 7:44 am | 0 Comment

Crowdsourced Ad Competition Takes Over Double Door Tonight!

The time has come to see the ad campaigns that creatives across the city have made to help out local businesses! "We should have a great turnout. We received three awesome editor's picks," organizer Rich Seng more...

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Animal Control 312-747-1412: (2) Stray Aggressive Dogs Spotted in Area

By at November 9, 2012 | 6:26 am | 0 Comment

Animal Control 312-747-1412: (2) Stray Aggressive Dogs Spotted in Area

Put this number for Chicago Animal Control in your phone:  312-747-1412 According to a safety alert from the Wicker Park Bucktown Insider's Guide, two loose and potentially dangerous dogs are running free in Chicago. The dogs have been spotted in: Smith Park, Wicker Park/Ukrainian Village,(Thomas + Oakley)and Noble Square (Bosworth + LeMoyne). Described as more...

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TODAY! rock the vote, then get in touch with U.S Constitution at defibrillator gallery

By at November 6, 2012 | 8:20 am | 0 Comment

TODAY! rock the vote, then get in touch with U.S Constitution at defibrillator gallery

NOBLE SQUARE— If a sticker declaring that you've voted isn't enough to process the impact of the day, and if you don't have a day job to scurry back to after dropping by your local polling pace, head to the 1100 block of N. Milwaukee Avenue and look for the only storefront crammed with red-and-blue balloons. According to a sign in the Defibrillator Gallery's window, more...

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2012-13 INDOOR Logan Square Market Welcomes 29 Vendors on Opening Day

By at November 4, 2012 | 9:34 am | 0 Comment

2012-13 INDOOR Logan Square Market Welcomes 29 Vendors on Opening Day

Not sure of what to do with the extra hour today, gained by ‘spring ahead, fall back?’  If you’ve ruled out sleep, check out produce and prepared foods at the Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milw., (map it).  It's Opening Day of the Logan Square Indoor Farmers Market. The 4th Annual Indoor Winter Farmers Market runs in the lobby of the Congress Theater more...

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Images from 5th Annual BooPalooza in Wicker Park

By at October 31, 2012 | 11:09 am | 0 Comment

Images from 5th Annual BooPalooza in Wicker Park

Doug Wood of the Wicker Park Advisory Council was buying Advil at 7-11 early this morning. He reported that he still feels like he's recovering from the massive 'BooPalooza' celebration that descended upon the park (1500 N. Damen) this past Sunday. An estimated 2,000 people and 45 volunteer groups partook in the community-wide event, now in its fifth year. Boopalooza more...

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Oct. 26 Pipeline- Halloween Edition!

By at October 27, 2012 | 8:15 am | 0 Comment

Oct. 26 Pipeline-  Halloween Edition!

Happy Halloween Weekend! Click here for the Oct. 26 more...

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Weekend Excitement: Halloween in the ‘Hood

By at October 26, 2012 | 3:49 pm | 0 Comment

Weekend Excitement: Halloween in the ‘Hood

Happy Halloween Week(end)! American Apparel has plenty of kid and animal costume ideas. Looking for a DIY costume idea? Caitlin 'Cece' Carroll wrote a post last October on Last-Minute DIY ideas. Fri. Oct. 26 6-10 p.m. Family Friendly "Pulaski Terror" Haunted House, $5 (Pulaski Park, 1419 W. Blackhawk) 6 p.m. Halloween Bus to Statesville Prison in Joilet! more...

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Dispatch from DAVIDsTEA Opening Party in Bucktown

By at October 26, 2012 | 1:17 pm | 0 Comment

Dispatch from DAVIDsTEA Opening Party in Bucktown

by Joe Struck Entrepreneur David Segal is shuffling through a crowd of about fifty people, young and old, crammed into his brand new Chicago store at 1645 N. Damen on a brisk October night. He is trying to splice time between meeting with colleagues, talking with friends and acquaintances, and exposing rookie tea drinkers to the prodigious and intricate world of more...

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