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  1. The Risks and Rewards of Building for PeopleRead the original story

    Monday Jan 15 | StrongTowns

    ... resistance and showing residents that transportation options create economic resilience. Chicago's bustling Wicker Park neighborhood has a density of about 28.5 people per acre. Milwaukee Avenue is a narrow street with all the action that cuts ...

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  2. Crawl through oldest and newest Chicago beer sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Piece Brewery and Pizzeria in the Wicker Park neighborhood is one of Chicago's oldest and most award-winning craft beer destinations. Piece Brewery and Pizzeria in the Wicker Park neighborhood is one of Chicago's oldest and most award-winning craft beer destinations.

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  3. Wisch List: It's the time of the year to just weather itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... who had encountered frozen rodents - normally a terribly resilient bunch - along streets and in alleys. Wicker Park resident Tyler Thompson, 28, said he found a dead rat outside his apartment's stairwell and used a broom to place it in a trash bin. ...

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  4. Next up for former Marshall Field's complex in Logan Square: 123 apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Chicago Tribune

    ... about $2,200, McLinden said. That's a 20 to 25 percent discount over properties to the southeast in Bucktown, Wicker Park and the center of Logan Square, where McLinden's firm is also an active developer, he said. "A lot of people right out of ...

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  5. HercuLean Meal Prep Launches Shipping Direct to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | PRWeb

    "Whether you're in Wicker Park, Wrigleyville, Orland Park or Park Ridge, we've made a way to meet your fitness goals without putting a thought or effort into it," said Ben Canary, co-founder of HercuLean Meal Prep. For Chicagoans seeking a leaner body in 2018, Indianapolis-based HercuLean Meal Prep announced plans to bring macronutrient-focused meals to Chicago doorsteps with a new shipping option.

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  6. 11 Happy Hour Specials to Try In Chicago NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Eater

    ... beer for $10. Happy hour is 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. This Spanish-influenced cocktail den in Wicker Park is offering happy three for $10 pintxos (tortilla de patata, montadito de mahana, chicken liver mousse, etc.) and drinks ...

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  7. Lakeview is Getting a Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Eater

    Liquid nitrogen ice cream officially returns to Chicago on Friday, this time in Lakeview where Chill N2 opens, giving patrons an interactive experience where they can watch their science in action. Fans say the liquid nitrogen ice cream is creamier than the traditional dessert and enjoy the incorporated mix-ins.

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  8. Photo Flash: Broadway's Ciara Ren e Stars in Firebrand Theatre's LIZZIERead the original story

    Monday Jan 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Following a brief hiatus for the holidays, Firebrand Theatre is pleased to announce its hit rock musical LIZZIE will return for two additional weeks of performances, January 3 - 14, 2018 at The Den Theatre's Bookspan Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. LIZZIE currently runs through Sunday, December 17, 2017.

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  9. The Windy City's sketchy neighbourhoods have been made over as a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | The London Free Press

    The Windy City's sketchy neighbourhoods have been made over as a hipster haven to attract out-of-town visitors Cat Ring gets ready to serve New Haven thin-crust style pizza at Pierce Pizzeria, one of the stops on the 3-1-Chew food tour in Chicago's Bucktown and Wicker Park neighbourhoods. Thin crust outsells deep dish in Chicago, Ring says.

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  10. Casting Announced for Broken Nose Theatre's KINGDOM at The Den TheatreRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 31, 2018 at BNT's new resident home, The Den Theatre (Upstairs Main Stage), 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets for KINGDOM go on sale Monday, January 29, 2018 at brokennosetheatre.com . Tickets for all Broken Nose ...

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  11. Despite a few bumps in the road, Chicago's year in transportation didn't suckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | Chicago Reader

    Last year, writing in the wake of Donald Trump's election and the Republican platform calling for the elimination of federal funding for Amtrak, mass transit, and other sustainable forms of transportation, I predicted that, on that front, 2016 would likely be the best year Chicago saw for a while. Indeed, 2017 was a kidney stone of a year in many respects, wrapping up with the passage of Trump's swamp-friendly tax bill, which will slash taxes for the wealthy and corporations while starving the federal government of revenue.

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  12. In Spite of Everything, 2017 Was a Good Year for TransportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | Streets Blog Chicago

    We syndicate the column on Streetsblog after it comes out.] Indeed, 2017 was a kidney stone of a year in many respects, wrapping up with the passage of Trump's swamp-friendly tax bill, which will slash taxes for the wealthy and corporations while starving the federal government of revenue. So it's likely that the GOP will try to follow through with their threat to gut funding for rail, pedestrian, and bike infrastructure in 2018.

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  13. The Results Are In: 2017 Chicago Streetsies WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Streets Blog Chicago

    SBC readers chose the launch of Equiticity and plans for bike libraries in Riverdale and North Lawndale as the best 2017 transportation happening in the none-of-the-above category. Photo: We Keep You Rollin' In November Chicago became the first major city in the U.S. to pass a tax on ride-share with the revenue earmarked for transit infrastructure, a good idea that New York City is now considering emulating.

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  14. Firebrand Theatre Announces Casting for 9 to 5 the MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | BroadwayWorld.com

    As its inaugural production LIZZIE enters its final two weeks of performances, Firebrand Theatre is pleased to announce casting for the second and final production of its inaugural season, the musical comedy 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL, playing April 7 - May 20, 2018 at The Den Theatre's Bookspan Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Firebrand is the first musical theatre company committed to employing and empowering women by expanding opportunities on and off the stage.

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  15. La Colombe Coffee Breaks No-Internet Policy, Starts Offering Customers WiFiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | Eater

    ... locked into their devices - they're reversing course at two locations. It's a compromise, but La Colombe in Wicker Park and Lincoln Park now offer WiFi on weekdays, thanks to customer demand. "I got asked 15 to 20 times a shift if there is WiFi," ...

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  16. Homeslice/Happy Camper Owners to Open a Wicker Park RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | Eater

    The pizza forecast for 2018 looks solid - and crowded - along Wicker Park's North Avenue. Earlier this month, a venture headed by Josh Iachelli and Clay Hamilton, co-owners of Old Town's Happy Camper and Lincoln Park's Homeslice , secured a city permit to make repairs to a one-story, standalone building at 1913 W. North Avenue.

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  17. Glazed and Infused Doughnuts Closing all LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | Eater

    ... a new breed of doughnut to Chicago, breaking away from national chains like Krispy Kreme and Dunkin' Donuts. A Wicker Park pick-up window that closed two years ago allowed hipsters to snack on trendy long johns with bacon and other delights. ...

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  18. Tracy Letts has officially shown what he can do on the big screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... and quality to make a mass audience realize: Huh. Helluva actor. Or, as Letts put it the other day, in a Wicker Park coffeehouse underneath the "L": "Maybe this guy can do more than another (so-and-so) in a suit, in front of a committee, ordering ...

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  19. Damen, Armitage and Southport are changing. Can quirky vibe be maintained?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Chicago Tribune

    ... of food and beverage has also brought a nice diversity to the street." The rise in popularity of Bucktown and Wicker Park hasn't gone unnoticed by national retailers, which have plowed onto the street and caused rents to increase from as low as $45 ...

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  20. Bonchon, the Korean Chicken Wing Specialists, is Coming to Wicker ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Eater

    ... the addicting chicken. There's also plans for a location in suburban Glenview, but there's no word when Bonchon Wicker Park or Glenview will open. Bonchon's menu also includes fried chicken and bulgogi sliders, Korean tacos, and bi bim bop. The ...

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