Bucktown / Wicker Park

RedEye 'Hoods




Bucktown / Wicker Park

Big Star celebrates two years with big beer blowout

Big Star celebrates two years with big beer blowout

Happy birthday, Big Star! Wicker Park’s Big Star is having a party tonight, November 16, to celebrate its two year anniversary: In just two years, Big Star has become a mainstay in the crotch heart of Wicker Park, with stellar tacos, a large whiskey selection and strong margaritas. Sticking with the “two” theme, Big Star…

Read More...


4th of July at Big Star

4th of July at Big Star

  Hey everyone! So, I wish I could have blogged about this in a timely manner but 1.) I spent a long weekend in the wasteland known as south Texas for a family wedding and 2.) Walgreens was hosting my pictures hostage before I left. (Yep, I’m dabbling in film photography for the first time…

Read More...


Get outdoors this summer in WPB

Get outdoors this summer in WPB

Our ‘hood makes a few appearances on Refinery 29 Chicago’s list of “29 Things to Do This Summer”: “7) Movies in the Parks, June 14–September 16. Throughout the city, parks open up their space for movies—and they’re free! We’re sweet on the Grease sing-a-long in Bucktown. What’s your fave?” “11) Eat a taco on the…

Read More...



What do YOU think?

We're always on the lookout for more local news freelancers and opinion writers. Interested? Great! E-mail us at redeyehoods@tribune.com

Working for tips! Send us one