Business Orgs

ChillFest in Wicker Park and Bucktown kicks off holiday shopping with a local beat

Date: 
11/22/2017
ChillFestLogo

ChillFest's live music will help kickoff the 2017 holiday shopping season during Small Business Saturday in Wicker Park and Bucktown from 2 to 6 p.m., Nov. 25. 

Related:

SSA #33's loss in Wicker Park and Bucktown is Logan Square Chamber's gain

Date: 
10/12/2017
PaulJessica

Jessica Wobbekind, SSA #33* (Special Service Area) Managing Director, is leaving her position in Wicker Park and Bucktown to take the reigns of the Logan Square Chamber of Commerce (LSCC) as its Executive Director on October 16. 

Related:

Annual Wicker Park Bucktown Neighborhood Guide released

Date: 
05/05/2017
2017Guide

This year's annual Wicker Park Bucktown Neighborhood Guide debuted at the Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Thurs., May 4. 

Related:

Three key recommendations part of updated SSA #33 Wicker Park Bucktown Master Plan

Date: 
02/13/2017
PossCrtlndAshlandUndrPs

The Wicker Park Bucktown Special Service Area (SSA) #33 Commission announced today that its updated five-year strategic Master Plan has three key recommendations. 

Related:

Are your TV bills too much?

Date: 
12/13/2016
CUBLogo

After 30 years of listening to complaints about the cost of cable services, the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) released its first guide, on Tuesday, to help TV viewers cut costs and to learn the pros and cons of various choices in the market.

Related:

SSA #33's 2017 budget gets approval from Hopkins and Moreno

Date: 
08/03/2016
82BudgMtg

Brian Hopkins, 2nd Ward Alderman, agreed to sign off on SSA #33 (Wicker Park/Bucktown) 2017 Budget and said that 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno also agreed, after the SSA commissioners moved funds

Related:

WPB SSA 2016 amended budget approved: Hopkins pushes for private security patrols for 2017

Date: 
07/14/2016
MtgBH

While the Wicker Park and Bucktown Special Service Area (SSA) #33's amended 2016 budget was approved at a Commissioners' Special Budget Meeting Wednesday morning, commissioners chose to table a vote on their 2017 budget

Related:

Recycling event: WPB Shredding and E-waste

Date: 
05/11/2016
ShredIt

This year's second recycling event sponsored by WPB SSA #33 will be

Related:

Orange gnome army swarms Wicker Park and Bucktown, celebrating Arbor Day

Date: 
04/29/2016
GCaptn

In honor of Arbor Day, an army of 84 orange gnomes were transported through out the Wicker Park and Bucktown commercial streets by WPB SSA #33 transporters

Related:

WPB (SSA #33)

Date: 
07/21/2015
SSAlogo

SSA #33, also known as WPB, is located at 1414 N. Ashland Ave., their phone number is 773.384.2672. Program Manager is Jessica Wobbekind.

Related:

Wicker Park Bucktown's SSA #33's hearing for 15 more years is Tuesday

Date: 
11/22/2014
WPB-1c

The Wicker Park and Bucktown Special Service Area #33 (SSA #33) has it's hearing in City Council next Tuesday, Nov. 25, for its 15-year reconstitution (2015 - 2029). It will be held in City Council chambers, 121 N. LaSalle, at 10:30 a.m.

Related:

West Town SSA will meet opposition in Oct. 2 Chicago City Council hearing

Date: 
10/01/2014
NewWTSSA

After two years of renewed efforts for a 15-year reconstitution of the West Town SSA, West Town's application will be reviewed in City Council Chambers, 121 N. LaSalle St., 2nd Floor, Thurs., Oct. 2, at 10 a.m. According to some local SSA property owners, there will once again be opposition.  

Related:

What is Chicago's Special Service Area (SSA) program?

Date: 
10/01/2014
SSAs

The Special Service Area (SSA) program overseen by the City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development was originally designed to be an economic development tool that established a taxing district within specific community boundaries. 

Related:

Beth Sholtis named Interim Executive Director at Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber

Date: 
07/10/2014
BSholtis

The Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce (WPBCC) Board named Beth Sholtis as Interim Executive Director of the Chamber, according the Chamber Board President Ginna Ryan of Mauge

Related:

WPB SSA #33 requests support for reconstitution

Date: 
07/06/2014
2015Map

The Wicker Park/Bucktown Special Service Area #33 submitted their reconstitution application to the City on June 13 and are asking for support from those in the defined district.

Related:

Logan Square Chamber hears Guitierrez prediction and honors local businesses

Date: 
05/24/2014
LGuitierrez

Logan Square Chamber of Commerce (LSCC) had a full agenda at their Annual Meeting at Boustan, 2529 N. Milwaukee Ave, on May 19, including Congressman Luis Guitierrez, who animatedly predicted ,"I believe that we will pass immigration reform this year, one way or another." 

Related:

WPB SSA #33 fifteen year reconstitution: Last public presentation Wednesday

Date: 
05/06/2014
WPB-1c

The second and last presentation by Special Service Area #33 (SSA #33) for its 15 year reconstitution (2015 - 2029) is being held at 6 p.m. on Wed., May 7, in the Wicker Park Field House, 1425 N. Damen Ave. 

Related:

Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce and SSA #33 temporarily without phone service

Date: 
02/03/2014
ChamberLogo

Phone service and internet connections for the Wicker Park & Bucktown Chamber of Commerce and Special Service Area (SSA #33), 1414 N. Ashland, are temporarily not in service. The outage began on Thurs., Jan. 30, and it continues.

Related:

Logan Square's Special Service Area application withdrawn

Date: 
07/05/2013
HamannLevin

Plans of the Logan Square SSA Advisory Committee to create a Logan Square Special Service Area (SSA) were shelved, reports Paul Levin, Executive Director, Logan Square Chamber of Commerce. 

Related:

Speak out about parking and getting around Wicker Park and Bucktown

Date: 
06/26/2013
WPBMasterPlan

Opinions of all those who live, work, or frequent the Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods are welcome at an Innovation in Parking Management Plan (IPMP) meeting in the Bucktown-Wicker Park Library, 1701 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wed., June 26 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Related: