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8 Killed, 43 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO (CBS) — Eight people were killed and at least 43 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning, including a west suburban man fatally shot on a sidewalk near Millennium Park. 676 more words


Death Of Worker Who Fell From Wicker Park Building Ruled Accident

CHICAGO (CBS) — The death of a construction worker from the northwest suburbs who fell from a building Friday morning in the Wicker Park neighborhood has been ruled an accident. 129 more words


Hipster Things & Delicious Tacos

Lunch at Antique Taco was an amazing life decision! You walk in and immediately feel like you need to start taking pictures of all the cool decor and capture the hipster moment. 192 more words


The Silver Room's Eric Williams: "Street peddling was probably the best experience of my life"

Eric Williams, owner of The Silver Room in Hyde Park, joins Justin to talk about his career running a small business in Chicago, curating the legendary Silver Room Block Party, what distinguishes the block party from the many others around town, how he became interested in sales and retail, opening the original store in Wicker Park, what he wanted to accomplish by opening a store, when he realized Silver Room was more than just a brick and mortar store, moving the store from Wicker Park to Hyde Park, the challenges of being in a new location, being a cornerstone of Hyde Park, how Chicago has changed since he opened his store, why he stays in the city and what Chicago means to him. 29 more words

The Download

Ivy-covered homes look lush in summer, but upkeep challenges abound

WICKER PARK — Homes enhanced by ivy are green and glorious during the summer, often commanding a double take or a head shake, depending on one’s preferences. 70 more words

Neighborhood News

jill + jeremy: baby on the way!

So happy to share these photos from jill and jeremy’s maternity shoot around their new neighborhood: bucktown and wicker park. We roamed around, then stopped by to pick up soon-to-be-big-sister-penny! 14 more words

Saturday staycations.

When you’re a kid growing up in the Chicago suburbs, the only things you would do in the city were: see the Bean, go to a museum, go to a Cubs game, or go shopping on Michigan Avenue. 373 more words