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Water Main Break in Logan Square Shuts Down KFC, Dunkin Donuts

By at December 12, 2011 | 7:31 pm | 0 Comment

Water Main Break in Logan Square Shuts Down KFC, Dunkin Donuts

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's name hasn't yet made it onto the bright green License Suspended signs issued by the Chicago Department of Public Health, as illustrated by the neat black Sharpie lines over former Mayor Daley's name, but the messages on the windows of a KFC and the 24-hr. Dunkin Donuts in a shopping complex just south of the Milwaukee and California intersection were more...

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One Hospitalized in Wicker Park Fire

By at December 12, 2011 | 3:54 pm | 0 Comment

One Hospitalized in Wicker Park Fire

According to a staff report by the Chicago Tribune, a fire broke out in a 3-story home on the 2100 block of West Potomac this past Saturday evening around 9:30PM. One woman, per the report, was injured. Jennifer Bisbing lives four houses down from the home and was having an otherwise peaceful Saturday night, "half relaxing,"  when she smelled smoke and looked out more...

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Dr. Martens Now Open: Find Celebrate! (And Triumph Boots)

By at December 12, 2011 | 12:34 pm | 0 Comment

Dr. Martens Now Open: Find Celebrate! (And Triumph Boots)

Wicker Park's long running Earwax Cafe closed this past August, and, after a three month build-out, where there was once an Earwax sign hanging over 1561 N. Milwaukee, there is now a Dr. Marten's sign. Where there were once intimate and whimsical wooden booths painted in circus patterns, there is now a flat screen panel television featuring a demo of how-to properly lace more...

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26 Vendors Plus Christmas Trees at Today’s Logan Square Indoor Farmers Market

By at December 11, 2011 | 11:11 am | 0 Comment

26 Vendors Plus Christmas Trees at Today’s Logan Square Indoor Farmers Market

The headline says it all, but yes, you can find Christmas trees, via Will County's Brockaway Farms, at the Indoor Farmers' Market, 2135 N. Milw. (in the lobby of the Congress Theatre) TODAY (Sunday!) from 10AM aka now-2PM.  Read the Latest Market e-newsletter to find out what you else you can find at the market, like apples, cheeses, meat and meat sticks, hot sauces, more...

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Falafel Spotting Just Got Easier: Falafel & Grill Now Open

By at December 10, 2011 | 10:56 am | 6 Comments

Falafel Spotting Just Got Easier: Falafel & Grill Now Open

If you love falafel, dolma (grape leaves), Jerusalem salad, and other Middle Eastern foods, you need to thank the real estate fallout for Wicker Park's newest restaurant, Falafel & Grill, at 1317 N. Milwaukee Ave, which opened this past Tuesday in the former 7-D Restaurant space at the northeast corner of Paulina and Milwaukee, near the Jewel/K-Mart shopping complex more...

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Four Weekend Must-Stops for Craft/Vintage/Food Lovers on Your List

By at December 9, 2011 | 1:15 pm | 0 Comment

Four Weekend Must-Stops for Craft/Vintage/Food Lovers on Your List

Looking for unique gifts? Check out: This weekend's Vintage Heaven Big Sale at Heaven Gallery (1550 N. Milw, 2nd Floor, above Lubinki Furniture, Sat & Sun. 11AM-6PM. Pictured is Alma of Heaven Gallery modeling some of the goods!) The Handmade Market at the Empty Bottle (1035 N. Western, Sat. Noon-4PM) The 13th Annual Bucktown Holiday Art Show at the more...

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New Mural: ‘Antikythera Mechanism’ at The Violet Hour

By at December 9, 2011 | 12:18 pm | 0 Comment

New Mural: ‘Antikythera Mechanism’ at The Violet Hour

Back in June 2011, photographer Philin Phlash snapped a photo of artist Keith Skogstrom, right, on the street as he was working on plans for an upcoming mural on the wall of  The Violet Hour.  At the time we'd incorrectly assumed that Skogstrom was the artist behind The Violet Hour's June Mural, but we were thankfully set straight in this note, from artist Nick more...

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2109: Before & After

By at December 9, 2011 | 11:49 am | 0 Comment

2109: Before & After

In case you missed the November issue of Allure magazine, Wicker Park hair stylist Betsy Stover of 2109 was featured in the Scissors Take column for offering the Best Haircut in Chicago...  Congrats to Betsy! Indeed, it's not easy to get an appointment with Betsy, who juggles a busy schedule between her salon at 2109 W. Division which she shares with business partner and more...

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Casino Nights- Rivers winning new customers because of its service, not just its location

By at December 7, 2011 | 7:41 pm | 1 Comments

Casino Nights- Rivers winning new customers because of its service, not just its location

(Note: We do not condone or endorse gambling...    the following Editorial piece was submitted by Christopher Clark, a local resident, and are the opinions of Clark only). I for one, am very excited about having a new Casino in Des Plaines, it is, in fact, fantastic for business.  Joliet and other city leaders know what is coming, the slow and steady decline of more...

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Spaces with Eva Bergant, Dec. 5

By at December 7, 2011 | 4:04 pm | 0 Comment

Spaces with Eva Bergant, Dec. 5

The Annual Bucktown Holiday Party is Monday December 12 at Hot Chocolate (1747 N Damen), from 7 to 10 PM.  Whether you're new to the neighborhood, or a long time resident, this is a great party and a chance to meet your neighbors over some of Mindy Segal’s wonderful food, a glass of wine, beer or soda (cash bar available.) There will be a DJ providing atmosphere and a more...

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