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  1. Rate-A-Restaurant #349: Furious Spoon RamenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Franklin Avenue

    Restaurant : Furious Spoon Ramen Location : 1571 N. Milwaukee Ave. Type of restaurant: Ramen We stipulated: We were meeting a few of Maria's high school friends, and first walking down the new "606" elevated park. After looking at restaurants in nearby Wicker Park, Furious Ramen sounded the most kid-friendly .


  2. Bed-and-breakfast owners say they have no room for tax increase planRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Chicago Tribune

    Kaylee Koslowske, top right, of Villa D'Citta in Lincoln Park, escorts guests Carine and Jay Francica to their bedroom July 23, 2015. The bed-and-breakfast could see its taxes rise under a proposed change in property classification.


  3. 34 signs that this is the decade of the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Chicago Tribune

    ... "Now it's the Blue Line. All blue. The epicenter of hip is Logan Square off the Blue Line just like it was Wicker Park off the Blue Line 10 years ago. It's where the creative talent wants to be." 26. White flight is over. "Whites contributed to only ...


  4. Taco Bell will have a bouncer, as well as alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    The Taco Bell set to open in Chicago's Wicker Park with alcohol on the menu will have a bouncer at the door during certain hours after neighbors expressed concern about how patrons will behave in the restaurant and as they leave, according to a report by DNAinfo Chicago. Specifically, a security guard will be posted by the restaurant from 9 p.m. to midnight on Thursdays through Saturdays, the report said, and alcohol will not be served after midnight.


  5. The New Colony's Stanley in the Name of Love Makes World Premiere TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The New Colony is pleased to continue its 2015 season with the pop-infused world premiere musical comedy STANLEY IN THE NAME OF LOVE, written and directed by Mr. Margaret Svetlove, with an original score by The Delicious Moons . STANLEY IN THE NAME OF LOVE will play tonight, July 30, through August 29, 2015 at The New Colony's resident home, The Den Theatre , 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.


  6. Neo Closes Iconic Lincoln Park LocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Gapers Block

    ... staff to bartenders will be working at Debonair, so if you're bummed about Neo's closure, making the trek to Wicker Park is a good way to show your support. There's still two more chances to hit the dance floor at the current location - once a haunt ...


  7. 606 trail offers healthy 'relief' for ChicagoansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Chicago Tribune

    ... strangers, confident that they're safe. The 606 spans 2.7 miles and a wide demographic swath of the city, from Wicker Park and Bucktown westward through Humboldt Park and Logan Square, neighborhoods dense with cars and short on open space. "The ...


  8. Chicago festivals this weekend: July 24-26Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... plenty of food, music, art and booze. Foodies, check out Taste of Lincoln Avenue. For noise factor, head to Wicker Park Fest, or see an array of live music and performance art at Jeff Fest. Lastly, ticket holders to the sold-out Chicago Margarita ...


  9. The Hypocrites' American Idiot to Rock The Den Theatre This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Hypocrites are thrilled to launch their 2015-16 season with the Chicago premiere of the smash Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT, featuring music by Grammy Award-winning punk rock band Green Day , book by Green Day frontman/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer and lyrics by Armstrong, direction by Steven Wilson, musical direction by Andra Velis Simon and choreography by Katie Spelman . AMERICAN IDIOT will play August 28 - October 25, 2015 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.


  10. End of summer bucket-listRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Examiner.com

    With only a week away from August, kids going back to school, and football training camp almost upon us, this can officially be called the end of summer. Does anyone else feel that the summer is flying by too quickly? The Chicagoland area has always had great community events, festivals, fun activities, fundraisers, and summer celebrations throughout the year, especially in the warm summer months.


  11. 7 acts to catch at Wicker Park Festival 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Red Eye Chicago

    More than any other Chicago street festival, Wicker Park Fest consistently brings out some of the best underground musicians for its yearly, two-day event. With the price at just a $5 suggested donation, there's no better deal this summer to see exciting acts play scorching outdoor sets while you sip on an ice-cold beverage from a local vendor.


  12. Chicago parks have zero statues of women, 48 of menRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    There's a statue of Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz in Chicago, but there are no statues or busts of real, historically significant women in any of Chicago's 580 parks. Plenty of men are memorialized in stone and bronze in Chicago's parks: Explorer Leif Ericson, president George Washington, former Illinois governor John Peter Altgeld, even Greene Vardiman Black.


  13. Midwest travel: Experience hip music, art at Wicker Park FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Daily Herald

    ... you've yet to explore the continually hip neighborhood of Wicker Park, consider doing so during the 12th annual Wicker Park Fest, featuring some of the best in current and emerging music on three stages. Plus, there are eclectic art installations ...


  14. Lokal Expands to Lakeview Today; Kuma's Opens in Burbs; MoreRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | Eater

    Wicker Park's Euro-inspired comfort food, cocktail, and DJ lounge Lokal is opening its second, larger location tonight at 2500 N. Ashland. Look for similar food as the original but a much larger bar menu, focusing on whiskey and craft beer, as well as later hours.


  15. The 18 Essential Spots for Cheap Eats in ChicagoRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | Eater

    ... Portions are sizeable so even if you're really hungry, it'll leave you satisfied. [Photo: Foursquare] A Wicker Park favorite, Sultan's Market offers Middle Eastern cuisine at dirt-cheap prices. You'll find classics like hummus and baba ghanoush for ...


  16. In Tall Buildings - "Flare Gun" VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Stereogum

    ... inneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry * 07/21 Iowa City, IA @ The Mill * 07/22 Lincoln, NE @ Vega * 07/25 Chicago, IL @ Wicker Park Fest


  17. 7 new Chicago brunch optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... 1467 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-278-5959 Launched: Early May Dishes: Pork meatballs are the stars of the casual Wicker Park spot's small brunch menu, served as a trio of sliders with a side salad ($9), accompanied by scrambled eggs and polenta ($12) or ...


  18. The Comedy Exposition returns for a second year with 70+ comediansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Red Eye Chicago

    Last year, four Chicago-based stand-up comedians and comedy producer Matt Byrne worked together to create The Comedy Exposition festival, bringing stand-up performances out of the city's comedy clubs and to music venues and DIY event spaces. "There was a really big groundswell of support from fans and comedians," Byrne said.


  19. 8 Places to Celebrate the Grateful Dead's Fare Thee Well Concerts In ChicagoRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | The Local Tourist

    ... 4am. Now that's all-in. Hard Rock Cafe , 65 W Ontario St. Links Taproom Hop off the blue line and hop into this Wicker Park bar. They'll be live streaming and tapping some appropriately themed beers. They're also serving a special link, the ...


  20. Police, Park District Still Disagree About Late-Night Travel on The 606Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Streets Blog Chicago

    Some 80,000 people live within a half mile of the Bloomingdale Trail , aka The 606, the 2.7-mile elevated greenway that connects Humboldt Park, Logan Square, Bucktown, and Wicker Park. Many of these residents regularly bike commute home from work or entertainment after 11 p.m. It's only logical that these people should be allowed to use this car-free route to get home safely, rather than take their chances with drunk drivers on busy North Avenue or Armitage Avenue.


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