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Month: November, 2011

Wicker Park/Bucktown Holiday Passport–support your local businesses (and avoid traffic) this holiday season!

Beginning December 3rd and continuing through the 24th, over 55 stores, restaurants and service providers in Wicker Park and Bucktown will be offering special promotions when you present the the Unwrap WPB Holiday Passport.  The passports will be available for download or to be picked up at any of the stores listed below by the end of November. A FREE trolley service will take you around the nighbrohood for lots of holiday events as well as all the shopping and dining you can handle! Some of the events include:
Passport Kickoff & Orange Walls Mural Project Party
When: Fri., Dec. 2nd, 6-8pm
Where: 1579 N. Milwaukee, Flat Iron Arts Building
Kickoff your three weeks of holiday shopping deals & steals in WPB by partying at the Flat Iron! Pick up your passport, enjoy refreshments, mingle with artists and see a presentation on the latest public art program sponsored by the WPB SSA, the Orange Walls mural project.


prasino’s Tequila Holiday Breakfast
When: Sat., Dec. 3rd, 9am
Where: 1846 W. Division
Cost: $30/person
Enjoy a 3-Course menu featuring sustainable breakfast items paired with a selection of tequila -based breakfast cocktails. Seating is limited so reserve your space early!

Do-Division Holiday Event
When: Sat. & Sun., Dec. 3rd & 4th, 11am-various businesses’ closing times
Where: Along Division Street between Milwaukee & Leavitt
Horse-drawn carriage rides, trolleys and Santas and Elves will great shoppers on this popular destination street featuring incredible holiday specials from the many unique and independent shops and restaurants. Look for those at which you can use your Holiday Passport! Check out the press release here.

Renegade Holiday Craft Fair
When: Sat. & Sun., Dec. 3rd & 4th, 11am-6pm
Where: Pulaski Park Fieldhouse
Featuring the best local and international indie-craft and DIY artisans and an array of independently designed jewelry, clothing, home + garden goods, artwork, and much more plus food and refreshments.

Pick up (and use!) your Unwrap WPB Holiday Passport at any of the following businesses:

Arts n Spirits
Bucktown Music
Dance SPA
Flat Iron Artists’ Association
Jackson Junge Gallery
Near North West Arts Council

Club Lucky Restaurant
Delish Diner
Feast Restaurant & Bar
Janik’s Café
Native Foods Café
Sabor Saveur
Starfruit Café
The Bedford
The Goddess and Grocer

Art + Science Salon
Carrie’s 180 Health Coaching
Cheetah Gym – Bucktown
Kangen Oasis – Chicago
M.GO Fashion Salon
Mr. Amazing Loans
Rays Bucktown Bed &Breakfast
Rockstar Hair Boutique
Swagger A Men’s Salon
The Lock Up Self Storage

Barry’s Drugs
Bellaz Handbags & Accessories
Best Buy Bucktown
Buffalo Exchange
C. Dahlstedt
Chicago Teacher, Inc
Doggy Style Pet Shop
Goorin Bros.
Greenheart Shop
le Dress
Personal Privilege
Pistil & Vine
Radiance Fine Jewelry
Red Eye Eyewear
Store B Vintage
The Silver Room
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