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14 Things To Do In Wicker Park Bucktown Without Stuffing Your Face

Posted by: Anthony W on Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Valentines Day is right around the corner. The holiday where you show someone just how much you love them. However, aren’t you tired of the same old song and dance? A heart shaped box filled with chocolates, an unoriginal card, or a fancy ...

Let The Chamber Become Your Personal Marketing Assistant

Posted by: Anthony on Friday, January 13, 2017
Many businesses join the Chamber of Commerce to become a more active member in their community, in this case, Wicker Park and Bucktown. But what if there was a way you could use the Chamber as your personal marketing assistant? With the Wicker ...

10 Benefits Of Social Media For Business

Posted by: Hoostuite on Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Member businesses of the Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce will receive posts from us about their business, deals, events and anything else newsworthy as part of their membership. Make sure you "LIKE" and follow the Chamber (@WPBCC) on all ...

New Ownership of Eye Candy Office in Wicker Park

Posted by: Village EyeCare on Tuesday, December 20, 2016
New Ownership of Eye Candy Office in Wicker Park Eye Candy has been a popular eye care business in Wicker Park, with many residents visiting for all of their eye care needs. Recently, this office was acquired by Village Eyecare, which is another ...

New Member Spotlight: Craft Pizza

Posted by: New Member Spotlight: Craft Pizza on Tuesday, July 19, 2016
A Bite of the Big Apple Comes To Chicago Authentic New York Bagels Arrive in Wicker Park As Craft Hires New Pastry Chef When former Revolution Brewery & Tap Room pastry chef Julie Cohen joined the team at Craft Pizza she a specific goal in ...

Parking Available in WPB & Other Areas with New App

Tags: Parking
Posted by: ParqEx on Monday, May 23, 2016
ParqEx is here to solve the parking problems in Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods. No parking. Street cleaning 1st Monday of the month. TOW ZONE. No parking when snow is over two inches. TOW ZONE. Pay at pay box -but how much? Parking ...

Local Business SEO Basics

Tags: Marketing, SEO
Posted by: Unknown on Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Local Business SEO Basics By Digital Third Coast Internet Marketing For many local business owners, the world of search engines feels a bit unclear and a bit daunting – how does Google decide what listings to show, and what not to ...

New Member Spotlight- Macaroni Kid

Posted by: Unknown on Thursday, October 22, 2015
We are excited to publish this fun Q&A about one of the Chamber's newest members, Macaroni Kid.   WPB: Briefly describe your business and what it means to you? MC: Macaroni Kid Chicago is the go-to resource for connecting parents ...

New Member Spotlight: Dex Dexign

Posted by: Unknown on Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Learn a bit more about one of our newest members Dex Dexign & then get in touch, or discover a bit more on the Dex Dexign Directory Listing. 1. Briefly describe your business and introduce yourself.   I’m a ...

New Member Spotlight: Balderson & Company

Posted by: Unknown on Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Please give a warm welcome to one of the WPB Chamber's newest members, Balderson & Company. Andrew Balderson is the Owner. Briefly describe your business and introduce yourself.  I am Andrew Balderson and I’m the ...

The Devil in Wicker Park: H. H. Holmes Hits Home

Posted by: Unknown on Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Welcome, my name is Travis Kreashko, an amateur historian with hopes to entice your lust for the past.  I am glad to see you’ve survived Halloween. I am new to the area and it being the season of ghouls, ghastly memories, and ...

Member Spotlight: 105F

Posted by: Unknown on Tuesday, September 30, 2014
If you haven't yet, swing by the 105F Yoga studios (1344 N. Milwaukee Ave, all the way up the stairs) for the Chicago Summer, any time of year. Their bright, spacious space looks like a great place to pump your endurance production into overdrive. ...

Incoming Transmission: 826CHI Member Spotlight

Posted by: Unknown on Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Incoming transmission: BURN AFTER READING Spy supplyists at The Boring Store have relocated to 1276 N Milwaukee Avenue in Wicker Park, and upon their grand reopening will operate under a new name: The Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co. ...

Member Spotlight: Nomobo Salon

Posted by: Unknown on Friday, September 19, 2014
Please give a warm WPB welcome to the new Salon on the block (Ashland Ave to be specific), Nomobo. We've found out a number of interesting items from the owners, Shelly Wilson & Sam Du Rocher, including their difficulties in opening (the ...

Member Spotlight: Province

Posted by: Unknown on Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Flat Iron Arts Building has recently welcomed a new tennant & brought an aetheral Etsy store to the physical world, as well as its owner, Brad Waters, a space to consult as a professional Career Coach. Please give a warm welcome to ...

New Member Spotlight: Rooted Self Expression Center

Posted by: Unknown on Friday, July 25, 2014
Shruti Sekhri, founder of Rooted Self Expression Center has concocted a wondrous idea that people need a break from the rigmarole of their busy city life to take a look & explore themselves from a completely new angle. Rooted provides a ...

New Member Spotlight: Cafe Creme

Posted by: Unknown on Thursday, June 26, 2014
Cafe Creme is one of the WPB Chamber's newest members, & having opened their doors less than two weeks ago, we are scheming to create time to go for a visit. Stephan and Nicole Outrequin Quaisser, founders of the LM Restaurant group ...

New Member Spotlight: Second City Insider

Posted by: Unknown on Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Wicker Park has become a proving ground for local start-ups, many of which are pushing various digital marketing tools. One of our very own WPB Members, Second City Insider has breached the bunch with a clean & dead simple customer rewards ...

Holy Trinity High School Service Day

Posted by: Unknown on Thursday, April 10, 2014
Holy Trinity High School is in the midst of planning our annual Service Day during which the entire student body is deployed to sites across the city to do service projects for various charities and businesses.   This event is a ...

The End Is Nothing, The Road is All: A Nelson Algren Documentary

Posted by: Unknown on Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Nelson Algren: The End Is Nothing, the Road Is All A documentary on the life of Nelson Algren, the literary figure of local infamy; produced by local studio, Bullet Proof Film. Bullet Proof Film Inc. Chicago’s Wicker Park is home ...

Member Spotlight: Canine Crews

Posted by: Unknown on Monday, March 31, 2014
Canine Crews is a perfect fit for the dog-loving WPB Negihborhdood. They offer over 3,500 square paws (or 7,000 square feet for you humans) of indoor play space, a separate small dog playroom, outside yard and over 50 boarding suites of various ...