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Police: Man robs bank in Bucktown – Chicago Tribune

28 July 2014

Police: Man robs bank in BucktownChicago TribuneA bank in Bucktown was robbed this afternoon, police said. At 4:47 p.m. a man entered the bank in the 2200 block of North Western Avenue and handed the teller a note demanding money, Read Original Post

Bucktown's Holstein Park Pool Packs in Swimmers for Classes, Adult Lap Swim – DNAinfo

28 July 2014

Bucktown's Holstein Park Pool Packs in Swimmers for Classes, Adult Lap SwimDNAinfo"To sit by a public pool in Chicago is to watch the unbridled enthusiasm of youth. The mostly teenage kids couple and de-couple in mock water fights, ride piggyback Read Original Post

Shinola to open store in Chicago's Bucktown area – Crain's Detroit Business

28 July 2014

Shinola to open store in Chicago's Bucktown areaCrain’s Detroit BusinessDetroit-based Shinola/Detroit LLC is branching out to Chicago. It signed a lease for an 1,800-square-foot store in on Damen Avenue in the city's Bucktown neighborhood, said Jacques Panis, the company's president. Read Original Post

A Shinola Store is Coming to Bucktown – Racked

28 July 2014

A Shinola Store is Coming to BucktownRackedThis just in, American craftsman lovers: According to Crain's Detroit Business, a Shinola store is coming soon to 1619 North Damen Avenue. (Weren't we just talking about Shinola?) The publication reports that the Detroit-based Read Original Post

Bloomingdale Trail Construction to Close Damen Avenue in Bucktown Saturday – DNAinfo

28 July 2014

Bloomingdale Trail Construction to Close Damen Avenue in Bucktown SaturdayDNAinfoThe closure is part of ongoing construction of The 606, a "rails-to-trails" project long in the city's pipeline which is transforming an old railroad line into a 2.7-mile elevated trail spanning Read Original Post

Chicago Police Plan Roadside Safety Check for Wicker Park, Bucktown – Patch.com

28 July 2014

Chicago Police Plan Roadside Safety Check for Wicker Park, BucktownPatch.comThe Chicago Police Department wants to nip impaired and distracted driving in the bud but conducting a Roadside Safety Check in the Shakespeare (14th) District at North Avenue and Albany Avenue, Read Original Post

INTERVIEW: Talking Pop-Punk Shop With Real Friends – Chicagoist

28 July 2014

INTERVIEW: Talking Pop-Punk Shop With Real FriendsChicagoistBucktown bar Red Door's weekly "Pop Punk Night" (which has since moved to Five Star in West Town) was packed with slightly buzzed mid-20 and early-30 somethings singing along vehemently to a catchy track Read Original Post

'So Chicago': Sentimental to silly in an Internet moment – Chicago Sun-Times

28 July 2014

'So Chicago': Sentimental to silly in an Internet momentChicago Sun-TimesThen, over subsequent days, an Internet-savvy group of Chicagoans tried to outdo each other's Chicagoness. The best of what I saw was posted by Elemuel Williams, 39, who grew up in Read Original Post

Painting put artist Pamela Staker's life back on track – Chicago Tribune

28 July 2014

Painting put artist Pamela Staker's life back on trackChicago TribuneAnd on and on: arts/crafts fairs in Grayslake and Lakeview, Elgin, Evanston, Huntley and Bucktown, Logan Square, Lake Forest and Edgewater. Some of these are juried shows, meaning that an artist's Read Original Post

Developing: Police-involved shooting in Bucktown – Chicago Tribune

28 July 2014

Developing: Police-involved shooting in BucktownChicago TribunePolice officers are gathering at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County this morning after a police-involved shooting in the Bucktown neighborhood. The shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of North Read Original Post