Farmers Markets begin, Local Hero rewarded, Art Exhibitions, Big Investor buys in Bucktown, Chicago-Grand development and more!

Local farmers market season 2013 starts in Logan Square and plant sale update

Logan Square's Farmers Market kicks off their 2013 summer markets on May 19 on Logan Blvd. between Milwaukee and Whipple from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Local hero Abraham Lindsey given Social Act of Courage Award

Abraham Lindsey was working handing out fliers for Jimmy John's, 1552 N. Milwaukee Ave., on April 28, when he heard the screams of a young woman on Winnebago near Western Ave.

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Wicker Park resident brings art to Library's gallery space

A volunteer at the Bucktown-Wicker Park Library and a frequent visitor with his children, Mark Yee talked with the library's Branch Manger Lisa Roe about using the second floor wall space as a gallery.

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Silk Painting: Window into summer by Ukrainian artist

"Silk Painting: Window into summer" is a one-man-show of works by Oleg Chuyko in the Ukrainian National Museum, 2249 West Superior St.

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Billion dollar apartment investor buys Bucktown property

Purchasing 1845 N. Western Ave. appears to be part of Laramar Groups' 2011 strategy to focus on Chicago neighborhoods like Lincoln Park, Lakeview and now Bucktown.

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Moreno and Fritchey have uncomfortable exchange at CGNA development meeting: Residents say "NO"

Domus Group, LLC, 1746 W. Division St., proposed to a group of residents that they wish to build 8 totally residential buildings on property zoned commercial.

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Bite into Bucktown tasteful success for BCO

Bucktown Community Organization's (BCO) Bite into Bucktown drew 70 plus participants in the Bucktown-Wicker Park Library, 1701 N. Milwaukee, Wednesday evening, May 15.

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Artists call for outdoor art gallery at Blue Man Group's Briar Street Theatre

The Blue man Group announced a call for a juried art competition open to professional and emerging artists for a large scale outdoor art gallery at Briar Street Theatre, 3133 North Halsted St. There will be 6 cash prizes of $5,000.

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