Private use of public space, Open Streets feedback, chocolate, zoning, clean-up, art and more!

Wicker Park Bucktown SSA #33 seeks feedback on Open Streets event

Feedback on the Open Streets event that closed Milwaukee Ave. from Division to Western on Sun., Sept. 16 between 5 a.m. and 4 p.m. is being requested by Wicker Park Bucktown (WPB) SSA#33, which funded the event with $70,000.

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Can Wicker Park afford to lose land to private vendors?

With 517,000 visits to the 4.3-acre Wicker Park for a cornucopia of activities 12 months a year, can we afford to lose public land to private vendors?

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Zoning changes and expansion of SSA #29 were part of Ukrainian Village Neighborhood Assn. meeting

There were three key issues discussed at the the Ukrainian Village Neighborhood Association's monthly meeting, Thurs., Sept. 20, in St. Helen’s School Hall.

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Need a chocolate fix? Check out Katherine Anne Confections new café in Logan Square

While you may have had a mouth-watering experience of a Katherine Anne Confections truffle or two, you will now be able to indulge even more in the new artisan-style café/storefront

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Rockabilly Riot to raise money for the Rebuilding Exchange

Rebuilding Exchange will be rockin' Saturday night, Sept. 22. 1950s style, including hot rod cars, rock n' roll music, food and beer, at 2160 N. Ashland (Webster and Ashland) from 7 to 11 p.m. during their fundraiser Rockabilly Riot.

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Community clean-up opportunities in 1st and 32nd Wards

Pursuing the belief that a clean community is a safe community, both the 1st and 32nd Wards are giving everyone in Wicker Park and Bucktown area the opportunity to participate

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Xzawery Wolski's internationally inspired work opens the 2012-13 season in Noble Square's Gallery for the Society for Arts

Xawery Wolski's ReVISION exposition opens the 2012/13 season of the Society for Arts' 1112 Gallery, 1112 N. Milwaukee Ave., on Fri., Sept. 21, between 7 and 10 p.m.

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Wanted for Attempted Kidnapping in the 14th Police District

A 13-year-old girl walking in the 1200 block of North Rockwell was approached by a male offender

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