oh, Austin

Music venue drama.

It’s nice to know that even if I move 1,000 miles away from Wicker Park, there’s a dispute between a music venue and its landlord to remind me of home. | learn more

oh, chicago

Real estate investor bets on the suburbs. 

“Even as corporations decamp for downtown, GlenStar’s Michael Klein is refurbishing suburban office complexes to feel more like Wicker Park than Woodfield Mall. Will his contrarian instinct pay off?” | learn more

oh, chicago

Wicker Park has one remaining newsstand. 

Block Club Chicago interviewed the owner, Roman Brach, to learn more about the business and why he still runs it. He keeps it going because “it’s like my reality show.” | learn more

oh, chicago

Graffiti removal team takes down 10 year old mural. 

We’ve had graffiti on our garage a few times, and the city service that removes it is very helpful. This time, it looks like their authority was abused because a supervisor simply “didn’t like” a mural by Hebru Brantley in […]