The Burr Mosaic Project08-May-2013
Join Burr Elementry this Saturday, the 11th, in creating a lasting display of public art. Everyone is welcome to help install a large scale mosaic.
The Bucktown Community Organization's May Membership Meeting is just around the Corner!
Vendor applications for Wicker Park Fest are now available for download on the Fest's website.
Club Lucky Wins the 2013 Mixologist Mash-Up!03-Apr-2013
From the Chicago Tribune: Club Lucky wins Wicker Park/Bucktown mixologist contest -- again Also a big thanks goes out to Dolphin for hosting the Mixologist Mash-Up and to all of the sponsors and participating bars!
Green Screen Adventures02-Apr-2013
Jose de Diego Community Academy Student's Work to Air on Emmy Award Winning Green Screen Adventures, SUN., APR 7.
Help Windy City Hoops15-Mar-2013
Looking for a good cause to support? If Windy City Hoops can raise $25K before midnight next Wednesday, a sponsor will donate an additional $25K.
Recycle your Christmas Tree!04-Jan-2013
There are various options for disposing your Christmas tree this post-holiday season. Please don't throw it away in an alley!
The CTA's In Your Community video series explores some of Chicago's communities and the role the CTA plays in keeping them vibrant.
The Wicker Park Bucktown Special Service Area #33, after five years, is reviewing its programs and updating its Master Plan and needs your help!
Trick-or-Treating & Boo-Palooza in WPB + Chamber Board Elections & Tons of Fun Local Events!
Holidays on their way to Wicker Park Bucktown + News on the Bloomingdale & Local Events!
October Mixer at Fatpour & Other Events in WPB
We Got It in WPB: Fatpour Tap Works to host October Mixer + Trick-or-Treat, Honeybuns & Other Exciting Local Events
Last Week for Wicker Park Fest Raffle Entries + We're SOLD OUT for Fall Dinner Crawl Tickets! & Community Events
We Got It In WPB: Fall Dinner Crawl Tickets Selling Quickly + Exciting Local Events & Opportunities
The office of 32nd Ward Alderman, Scott Waguespack, released a community alert today (9/14) regarding robberies and shootings near Thomas & Hoyne and Damen & Augusta early in this morning.
We Got It in WPB: Dinner Crawl Tickets Now on Sale, September Mixer at Benchwarmers, Open Streets This Sunday & More!
Winning Wicker Park Fest Raffle Numbers + Upcoming Mixer at Benchwarmers
Emporium Mixer Tonight + Upcoming Local Events + Business Resources
A successful assessment appeal can potentially reduce your property tax bill for the next three years so attend this valuable workshop.
Graffiti Abatement + Summer Events + Local News + Business Resources E-Newsletter
Police are asking for your help finding a man who has tried to sexually assault several women in the Humboldt Park and Wicker Park neighborhoods.
The CTA is studying ways to install Bus Rapid Transit (BRT*) service through our neighborhood, and, quite possibly, down the street where your business is located. Come learn about its implications
Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (SMEMC) was recently ranked No. 19 out of 121 Chicago metro area hospitals in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Hospitals” rankings.
The Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber has begun planning an event that allows you to travel from restaurant to restaurant getting tastings from some of your favorite local eateries.
Milwaukee Ave, between North and Paulina, and some intersecting streets, will be closed to all vehicular traffic and street parking starting at 1:00am on Saturday, July 28th
All those that make a donation at the gate to enter this year's festival, get entered into a raffle to win prize packages donated by several local businesses, including 2 50" Flat Screen Television from Best Buy.
Register your business to participate in the neighborhood-wide Summer Sidewalk Sales to be held Saturday & Sunday, July 21st & 22nd and August 25th & 26th.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is hosting its 25th summit in Chicago, Illinois on May 20-21, 2012 so security and transportation plans for the summit have been developed and released.
Businesses along Division Street can sign up to participate in a Fashion Show and/or Kids Scavenger Hunt designed to drive foot traffic east of Damen during the Do-Division Street Fest weekend.
Crowdfunding Signed into Law18-Apr-2012
The Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act was recently signed into law. An important piece of this bill is Crowd Funding.
A burglary took place on the evening of April 2nd at a business located at 1370 N. Milwaukee. As cash was taken, Chicago Police Officers recomend that large amounts of cash should not be stored in the buisness, if possible.
Street Cleaning Map and Schedule04-Apr-2012
Monday, April 2nd marked the beginning of the street sweeping season in Chicago and it will run through October 31, 2012.
This ordinance will allow small businesses to occupy first floor commercial space with their business and live in the space, as well.
Thank you to all who attended, our sponsors and the bars that participated in the Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber's first ever competition to create the official Drink of WPB.
Request for Proposals: Interactive Installation and Performance Art Works for Wicker Park Fest 201201-Mar-2012
Proposals from artists, collectives, curators and producers are now being accepted for programming at Wicker Park Fest 2012. Two proposals will be accepted and awarded $7500 each.
Safety Tips for Businesses and Individuals17-Feb-2012
Due to recent reports of crime and shoplifting problems in Wicker Park Bucktown, here are a few reminders of suggested steps in order to stay safe.
With the 2012 Sidewalk Café Season beginning on March 1st, this free workshop on "How to Obatin a Sidewalk Cafe Permit" will be a great source of information.
On February 1, 2012, in the 2600 block of W North Avenue, at approximately 5 p.m. a person described as either a male White or Hispanic possibly driving a older model, Toyota Camry 4- door, pulled alongside the 13-year-old female and asked for her name and age...
On Jan. 31st, 2012 at 3:15 PM, a Robbery occurred at 1901 W. Division. The offender is described as a Male Black, 25 to 30, 5’09” 165 lbs, wearing a Black Jacket , Black Hoodie, Black baseball cap with Yellow writing
The Small Business Energy Savings program by ComEd provides assistance to small business owners who want to make their business more energy efficient.
Unwrap WPB Passport Wrap-Up09-Jan-2012
From December 3rd to the 24th, over 50 businesses around the Wicker Park Bucktown neighborhood offered discounts, promotions and deals to holiday shoppers.
Avoiding Counterfeit Bills09-Jan-2012
Local business alerted us of receiving counterfeit bills over the weekend
The weekend of December 3rd & 4th marked the kickoff of the Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce's Unwrap WPB Holiday Passport and hosted the increasingly popular Renegade Holiday Market and Do-Division Holiday events...
New Website Launches 1/6/201206-Dec-2011
WPB Chamber is proud to announce the unveiling of our new website, rich with features to promote your business and the community. Happy New Year and happy web surfing to all!