Jan 06 2013

Public Safety Meeting Wed. January 9th at Innjoy

On Wednesday, January 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Innjoy Eat & Drink, 2051 W. Division, the group will be discussing public safety issues, tips, and ideas for keeping our neighborhood safe. We will also be discussing the phone tree that the Ukrainian Village Neighborhood Watch Group is organizing, too.

Jan 01 2013

He said, she said: Oiistar

We went to Oiistar (1385 N. Milwaukee, a few doors down from Filter) this past Friday after waiting patiently for it to open the past several months. Little did we know that Oiistar has been in the works for a year! Well it was worth the wait:

Dec 07 2012

16 Things to Do in the Hood this Weekend

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Free Flu Shots, 2058 N. Western Ave. (1st Ward Office). Walgreens will provide free flu shots on a first-come, first-serve basis at Ald. Joe Moreno’s (1st) office.

(approx.) 4:49 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.: CTA Holiday Blue Line “L” Train Rolls Through Town, 1585 N. Damen Ave. (Damen “L” Stop). Keep your eyes peeled for the festively decorated “L” train. For the complete schedule including all Blue Line stops, click here. Same times on Saturday.

Nov 27 2012

DNAinfo.com/Chicago is (a)Live with News You Can Use

...your news leads. Tomorrow I will be working out of the “pop up newsroom” at 1550 N. Milwaukee (inside Lubinski Furniture) so come by with your story tips or just to say ‘hi...

Nov 17 2012

New ‘Flagship’ Walgreens Plans to Open to Public Wed. Nov. 21

The new Walgreens flagship store at 1601 N. Milwaukee Ave. in the historic Noel State Bank Building on the northwest corner of North and Damen avenues plans to open to the public on Wed. Nov. 21, per a spokeswoman.

The new Walgreens flagship store at 1601 N. Milwaukee Ave. in the historic Noel State Bank Building on the northwest corner of North and Damen avenues plans to open to the public on Wed. Nov. 21, per a spokeswoman.

Oct 31 2012

Images from 5th Annual BooPalooza in Wicker Park

Doug Wood of the Wicker Park Advisory Council was buying Advil at 7-11 early this morning. He reported that he still feels like he’s recovering from the massive ‘BooPalooza’ celebration that descended upon the park (1500 N. Damen) this past Sunday.

Oct 26 2012

Weekend Excitement: Halloween in the ‘Hood

6-10 p.m. Family Friendly “Pulaski Terror” Haunted House, $5 (Pulaski Park, 1419 W. Blackhawk)

6 p.m. Halloween Bus to Statesville Prison in Joilet! (Lottie’s Pub, 1925 W. Cortland)

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...a.m. to 2 p.m. BooPalooza returns to the  park for its 5th year! 1425 N. Damen Ave.   Read the pipeline dispatch from last year as well as see pics!   Boopalooza is produced...

10 -11:30 a.m. Halloween Party for children ages 2-5 (ALLternative Recreation, 1830 N. Milwaukee Ave.)

11:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. (lunch), 4 p.m.- 11 p.m. (dinner); Stop by for the 80s Halloween party on Sat. Oct 27th! We’ll be giving treats for tricks all day! $4 Dead Guy Ale, $10 Dead Man Walking Maki-   Enso Sushi, 1613 N. Damen Ave.

Noon to 4 p.m.  OVER 30 LOCAL BUSINESSES are offering Neighborhood-wide Trick ‘or Treating, like Riley (1659 N. Damen).

6 p.m. Family Trick-or-Treat Dinner (Prasino, 1846 W. Division)

Halloween Bash at the Division Ale House (1942 W. Division)

Halloween Bash at People (1560 N. Milwaukee Ave)

Fetish and Fantasy Ball at Fat Pour Tap Works (2005 W. Division)

Moonshine Halloween Madness $500 Costume Prize! (1824 W. Division)

Oct 26 2012

Dispatch from DAVIDsTEA Opening Party in Bucktown

...of about fifty people, young and old, crammed into his brand new Chicago store at 1645 N. Damen on a brisk October night. He is trying to splice time between meeting with colleagues...

...in Chicago. In addition to the Bucktown location, David will also be opening locations at 924 W Armitage Ave in Lincoln Park and 3530 N Southport Avenue in Lakeview. If these locations are successful...

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...David will also be opening locations at 924 W Armitage Ave in Lincoln Park and 3530 N Southport Avenue in Lakeview. If these locations are successful, expect David’s Tea to expand throughout the...

Oct 24 2012

Small Vendor Calling it Quits as CTA Changes Concession Leases

WICKER PARK — At the end of the month Dashrathlal Patel will vacate the tiny, 80-square-foot concession stand at the Damen Blue Line El stop (1588 N. Damen Ave.) where he has worked six days a week for the last six years, to make room for a new tenant who will pay more rent to the CTA.

Oct 23 2012

Asana Salon

You can find Asana Salon yoga at Karen Marie Salon, 1859 N. Milwaukee Ave., Tuesdays from 7 pm-8 pm. For more information, e-mail Larissa at larissas@mac.com.

Oct 13 2012

Sunday Funday: Farmers’ Market, School Expo, Apple Pie, and Movies

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. WP FARMERS MARKET (1500 N. Damen)

...will be participating in a 1st Ward School fair at the Wicker Park field house (1425 N. Damen) Sunday afternoon. The gathering is presented by the Wicker Park Committee and 1st Ward Alderman...

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2-5 p.m: 8th Annual Bucktown Apple Pie Contest (2200 N. Oakley)

7 p.m. Avant-Garde Home Movies, Cinema Borealis (1550 N. Milwaukee Ave. 3rd Floor). Post, below, by J.R.

Oct 13 2012

Cardboard Toy Store, Transit Tees Coming to Stop Smiling Storefront

Around 10 p.m. last night, a team of volunteers were working inside of a storefront at 1371 N. Milwaukee Ave. to get a new toy store ready for its opening day.

Oct 06 2012

Coming Soon: PUPtection, a Pet Health and Nutrition Center

Per a sign its window, the former Just Indulge space at 1755 W. North (corner of Wood and North) will soon be home to PUPtection, a pet health and nutrition center.

Per a sign its window, the former Just Indulge space at 1755 W. North (corner of Wood and North) will soon be home to PUPtection, a pet health and nutrition center.

Oct 04 2012

Spaces with Eva Bergant Oct. 2nd

2125 W Homer 2 bedroom 2 bath 2 Stories 5 days $416,000-  PICTURED

1633 N Hermitage 5 bedroom 3.1 bath 3 Stories 1 day $990,000 (99.1%of list price)

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2012 W St Paul #414 2 bedroom 1.1 bath parking, Condo, Duplex, Loft 28 days $300,000 (just over list)

2331 N Lister #D 2 bedroom 2.1 bath 2 garage Townhouse 3+ Stories 23 days $385,000

1751 W Julian #5 3 bedroom 2 bath 2 garage, spaces Condo 6 days $405,000 (101.5% of list)

1846 W Armitage #1E 3 bedroom 2.1 bath garage Duplex, Condo 9 days $490,000 (106.3% of list)

1350 N Bell 2 units, each 3 bedroom $269,900 (Short Sale) (100% of list)

1312 N Claremont 3 units each 3 bedroom $375,000

2232 W Lyndale 2 units – 2 bedroom + 1 bedroom $410,000

1219 N Damen 2 units 3 bedroom + 2 bedroom 5 days $518,000

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