Wicker Park Bucktown Insider's Guide

Coyote Weekend At The Flat Iron

Michael Hamrick - Friday, September 05, 2014

Wicker Wire: It's Coyote Weekend at the Flat Iron this weekend. Starting tonight, Friday September 5th from 6pm-10pm and Saturday/Sunday from 1pm-5pm you'll find over 100 artists, music and more.

1565 N. Milwaukee Avenue - Wicker Park Chicago

Now You See It , Now You Don't - Opens Tonight

Michael Hamrick - Friday, May 02, 2014
image courtesy of the Flat Iron Artists' Association

Join the Flat Iron Artists’ Association for its fifth annual “Now You See It and Now You Don’t” art exhibit to celebrate the arrival of Spring. The interior walls of the Flat Iron Arts Building at 1579 N. Milwaukee Avenue will transform into a lively, colorful canvas displaying a continuous flow of linear art, turning the twisting hallways into a
 visual artistic journey. The mural, painted by a collaboration of select Chicago artists, will be unveiled on May 2nd from 6pm-9pm and available until June 6th, when the murals will vanish and be covered over in white paint.

This neighborhood celebration is the perfect introduction to the vibrant cultural life and art scene of the Bucktown and Wicker Park neighborhoods. 

For more information on this and other FIAA events, please visit 

About the Flat Iron Artists' Association
The Flatiron Artists’ Association is a private, not-for-profit company dedicated to the promotion of the arts in the Wicker Park / Bucktown area. The Flat Iron Artists Association is the sponsor of First Friday art shows in Wicker Park Bucktown. With the support of the WPB SSA#33 and sponsors, the Flat Iron Artists Association and the local artists have been a driving force to revitalize the tradition of art in Wicker Park Bucktown. For more information, please visit

Guys Paint Free Tonight At Arts n Spirits

Michael Hamrick - Friday, November 08, 2013

Looking for a cool date idea? Head to Arts n Spirits in Bucktown at 1921 N. Damen Avenue. It's a great little spot where you'll be instructed how to paint a picture. Plus it's byob. You'll come home with this cool picture and tonight, guys paint for free.

That's a savings of $40. 

Sign up like you would for a traditional class but guys won't be charged.

Tonight only in Bucktown.

You'll be painting this:

Sign up information:

Another Stunning Photo Taken By Wicker Park Resident Andy Fowler

Michael Hamrick - Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Every once in a while, we're the proud recipients of one of Wicker Park resident and photographer Andy Fowler's beautiful shots.

We received on early this morning following the sunrise. This photo was taken from Mr. Fowler's residence (on the rooftop). Please keep them coming.

For a full size view/photo head to our Facebook page.

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