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  1. Chicago multi-unit building recylcing plan falls flatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Red Eye Chicago

    Soon after Wilson Ramon Torres moved into a West Rogers Park condo last year, he went looking for the building's recycling - and couldn't find it. "Recycling obviously is a form of habit, and once I got into it, it was one of those things that I wanted to continue," he said.

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  2. Duly Noted: Jimmy Fallon on his way to Chicago, but we don't know whenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Business Journal

    ... she can keep doing that job while running. -- Chicago Sun-Times TOMS Shoes is expected to open a shoe store in Wicker Park in a former Caribou Coffee space. The new store is expected to also sell coffee from an in-store cafe. -- DNAinfo Chicago

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  3. Opening Alert: The Midwest's First Umami Burger Opens in Wicker ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Eater

    In just a few minutes, Chicagoans will finally get a taste of the forward-thinking burger chain that has made waves on both coasts for years. Umami Burger Wicker Park, the first of many that are slated for the Chicago area, opens at 11 a.m. today .

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  4. Alderman to change or cancel Wicker Park Christmas CrawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... Wrigleyville? If TBOX had 35,000 people out there like they said they did last year, that's more than [annual Wicker Park street fest] Do-Division. It's nuts." Loren said she doesn't expect a large crowd for year one. As a matter of fact, she ...

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  5. Four places every game aficionado should visit in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Examiner.com

    While you can purchase a game online or try a video game in the comfort of your own home, what's the fun in that? Instead, consider heading out to a number of game-centric stores and venues in the Chicago area, where you can get expert advice on games and maybe even try your hand a new game title. Here are four places in the Chicago area that every game fan should visit.

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  6. Pop-up coffee shops offers free WiFi, coffee, live music in Wicker ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Examiner.com

    Get ready for a wonderful pop-up shop coming to Chicago from coffee company Cafe Bustelo , which has a tag line of "El Sabor Que No Se Detiene . Chicago's pop-up coffee shop will take over a space in Wicker Park from Friday, September 5th to Sunday, September 14th, then will move onto NYC and Los Angeles.

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  7. Refuge Theatre Project Presens Inaugural Season and Preview ConcertRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 6 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The newly formed Refuge Theatre Project, a company dedicated to the performance of ensemble based musical theatre, has announced its first season of two musicals, both to be performed at the Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., in Wicker Park. The musicals,Next Thing You Know by Joshua Salzman and Ryan Cunningham and Glory Days by James Gardiner and Nick Blaemire , will be previewed by Refuge ensemble members at a fund-raising concert to be held in The Cab at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont on Sunday, September 28th at 7 pm.

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  8. Renegade Craft Fair comes to Chicago this September 6th and 7thRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Examiner.com

    ... 2014. The 12th Annual Renegade Craft Fair descends on Chicago this weekend, September 6th and 7th, in the Wicker Park neighborhood, on Division St. between Damen and Paulina Avenues, open from 11am to 6pm both Saturday and Sunday. The fair is free ...

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  9. Umami Burger opens in Chicago Sept. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Chicago Tribune

    ... first Chicago location: Two weeks from today, Sept. 18 at noon. The restaurant at 1480 N. Milwaukee Ave . in Wicker Park will be Umami Burger 's first Midwest location and 24th nationwide. When the chain opened in New York last year, reports ...

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  10. Pop-up coffee shops offers free WiFi, coffee, live music in Wicker ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Examiner.com

    Get ready for a wonderful pop-up shop coming to Chicago from coffee company Cafe Bustelo , which has a tag line of "El Sabor Que No Se Detiene .

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  11. Indie Boutiques For Days: Vintage Charm is Coming to BucktownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Racked

    ... shoes, jewelry, and home decor. The suburb of LaGrange doesn't have quite the boutique scene that Bucktown and Wicker Park do, so the curators of Vintage Charm will have their competitive work cut out for them. But stock enough Yosi Samra foldable ...

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  12. Prasino St. Charles Gets New OwnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | River Front Times

    ... year there were four Prasino locations, but the one in Rosemont, Illinois closed after eight months and the Wicker Park Prasino in Chicago closed suddenly last week. The remaining Praisinos are in St. Charles and the original in La Grange, Illinois.

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  13. Launches & Releases: This New Pillow Line Is for Only the Manliest of CouchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Racked

    ... e online in a couple weeks. In the meantime, a limited number of pillows are available now at Interior Define's Wicker Park showroom (2027 W. North Avenue). - Lani Nguyen

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  14. "Taste For A Cause" Celebrates Food, Supports Gilda's Club ChicagoRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | PR.com

    Created by 220 Communications Taste For A Cause allows attendees to network, socialize and give back to a worthy cause.

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  15. Global brain project Viv developed with Chicago's tech future on mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    ... that you can talk to that will know you, according to Kittlaus, who got design and branding help on it from Wicker Park studio Someoddpilot. Chris Eichenseer, of Someoddpilot, which has worked with Pitchfork, Second City and Chicago Public Media, ...

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  16. Curating curiosityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... was the extent of our interaction ever." In 2011, he created Built Festival, a three-day event that turned a Wicker Park parking lot into a mini city of art-filled shipping containers. More than 100 local artists were invited to take over a ...

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  17. Sharp Mamas Hosting End of Summer Party for Working Moms; Portions of ...Read the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | PRWeb

    Sharp Mamas, a consulting service for new and expectant mothers, is hosting an end-of-summer after-work event for working moms at the newly launched Bar Takito in Chicago.

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  18. One dead, one critical after shooting in Loop high-rise officeRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... position as chief technology officer, police said. LaVoie started the company out of his home while living in Wicker Park in 2000. DeFrances has been with the company from nearly the beginning. Before joining ArrowStream, DeFrances founded a ...

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  19. Man Gets 20 Years For Choking Stabbing Woman In Wicker ParkRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | Chicago Chronicle

    CHICAGO A man with a history of sexual offenses was sentenced to 20 years in prison Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to attempted murder for choking and repeatedly stabbing a Wicker Park flower shop employee.

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  20. Sales Start For 24 New Row Homes In BucktownRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... going to transform this area," said Harper. "When the park opens, it's going to be the crown jewel of Bucktown/Wicker Park and is only going to increase the desirability of homes in the neighborhood." The Row is designed by Hartshorne Plunkard ...

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