Bucktown news

'Trouble': Nicholas Sistler channels Kinsey porn

Nicholas Sistler's exhibit on life's seamy side opens at Firecat by Deanna Isaacs Some things can't be told. The consequences would be unbearable, or so it seems to the one who would have to do the telling.… [ Subscribe... more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Reader | Permalink

Beating Victim From Northern Ireland Struggles 2 Years Later

A young woman from Northern Ireland who was brutally beaten in a Chicago robbery is still struggling two years later. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Is Your Neighborhood Hip Enough For A Bike Rental?

West Side alderman Jason Ervin rightly complains that the city's bike rental program will only serve neighborhoods close to the lake. more

over 3 years ago | NBC-5 | Permalink

Neighborhood Pride on a Poster

StudioChris is making a series of silkscreened neighborhood posters reminiscent of old travel posters. The latest, Bucktown, is being released with a party at the Bucktown Pub on Sunday.... more

over 3 years ago | Gaper's Block | Permalink

Metal thefts putting homeowners on edge

Legislators seek to turn up the heat on scrap yards that pay cash for copper, aluminum Gregory Edwards knows the four video cameras monitoring his South Side home are no guarantee it won't be targeted yet again by thieves trying to steal copper or aluminum to trade for quick money... more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Bucktown School Funds Anti-Bullying Campaign With Pennies

An elementary school in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood is really making a change in the fight against bullying. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Lottie's Pub Hosts Bulls Bus Trip

$60 tickets available to April 26th game. Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel more

over 3 years ago | NBC 5 | Permalink

Blue-cart recycling expands to all city neighborhoods

Blue-cart recycling will be expanded to all Chicago neighborhoods next year — and to 20,000 additional households in Wicker Park, Bucktown and Logan Square this week — thanks to $2.2 million saved by forcing city employees to compete against private contractors, City Hall said... more

over 3 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Emanuel: Rest of city will get curbside recycling by end of 2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today said the remaining 340,000 Chicago households that don’t have curbside recycling will get it by the end of 2013. ... more

over 3 years ago | Clout Street | Permalink

Weekender celebrates spring with classical music, Shakespearean pulp and Nigerian beats

What an odd doubleheader we’re facing this Sunday. The week will end just as the new month begins so you’d best be on the lookout for April Fools' tricks and pranks, including right here on Weekender. It is also Palm Sunday,... more

over 3 years ago | Vocalo | Permalink

Fundraiser to aid anti-obesity program

Parents and other adults attend a fund-raiser for Organic School Project, which teaches children to enjoy healthy foods and life style.

7 years ago | Lucy McGilchrist

City moving on Elston improvements

Plan includes Vienna Beef expansion

almost 8 years ago | Jennifer Slosar

Daley pushing Elston/Damen traffic fix

Proposal would also expand Vienna Beef plant

almost 8 years ago | Jennifer Slosar

From page to stage at Bucktown fest

Performance poets resonate with audience

8 years ago | Rachel Finkelstein

CTA closing Blue Line stops this weekend

Project aims to eliminate slow zones

over 8 years ago | Kate Gardiner