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West Town

West Town is a Chicago neighborhood between River North and Garfield Park. It's also a broader community area that includes all or part of the Chicago neighborhoods Bucktown, Clybourn Corridor, Fulton River District, Goose Island, Humb... Show more »
West Town is a Chicago neighborhood between River North and Garfield Park. It's also a broader community area that includes all or part of the Chicago neighborhoods Bucktown, Clybourn Corridor, Fulton River District, Goose Island, Humboldt Park, Logan Square, Noble Square, River West, Ukrainian Village and Wicker Park . « Show less

Top West Town Articles

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  • CPD to monitor Albany Park roads for DUI offenders Friday

    CPD to monitor Albany Park roads for DUI offenders Friday
    An effort to crackdown on drunken driving continues this weekend in Chicago, where police will be focusing on the Albany Park neighborhood. Officers will be be stationed at and around the corner of Irving Park Road and Springfield Avenue from 7 p.m....
  • Patio collapses in West Town

    Patio collapses in West Town
    A concrete patio in the West Town neighborhood collapsed overnight, spilling furniture and an air conditioner down a 10-foot hole, authorities said. No one was on the patio when it collapsed into the basement below around 1 a.m. in the 1400 block of West...
  • Man accused of threatening Funky Buddha bouncers with gun

    Man accused of threatening Funky Buddha bouncers with gun
    A Chicago man was accused of threatening two security guards with a gun outside the Funky Buddha Lounge early Sunday morning, county prosecutors said. Robert Rhames, 41, of South Shore, got into a verbal altercation with two men working as security...
  • Your food options at Pitchfork Festival 2014

    Your food options at Pitchfork Festival 2014
    If you plan on attending this weekend's Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park, know that you can't bring in outside food, and there will be no in-out privileges. Which means you're stuck with the food options inside the festival. It's not all bad....
  • Humboldt Park logs 2 homicides in 4 days

    Humboldt Park has logged two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Wednesday, a man was fatally shot in the 3300 block of West Division Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 42-year-old man was shot to...
  • Chicago coffee shops aim to brew perfect cup

    Chicago coffee shops aim to brew perfect cup
    The loud slurping noises were coming from a room toward the back of the coffeehouse as Miro Lomeli lifted cup after cup of brown liquid to his lips. "I'm aerating the coffee as it goes in," he explained, taking another slurp from one of five cups...
  • 'The Taste' casting call coming to Chicago

    Calling all cooks – and I mean all cooks: ABC’s “The Taste” is inviting restaurateurs, executive chefs, sous chefs, line cooks, culinary students or home cooks to audition for the Anthony Bourdain-hosted reality show. There...
  • Worker falls to death at West Side building site

    Worker falls to death at West Side building site
    A construction worker fell to his death this morning while working on the roof of a building in the city's West Town neighborhood, authorities said. The man was part of a roofing company working on a building in the 400 block of North Morgan Street when...
  • Beer, breakfast and bikes

    Beer, breakfast and bikes
    Hope you like beer, breakfast and bike mechanics, Chicago. This year's Chicago Bike Week, which runs Friday, June 13, through Friday, June 20, will sport free food, drinks and tune-ups all over the city. Chicago Bike Week celebrates the city's cycling...
  • 2 areas log 1st homicide of 2014

    Two Chicago community areas -- Calumet Heights and Morgan Park -- logged their first homicide of 2014 last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Calumet Heights, a 22-year-old man was shot to death Friday in the 9300 block of...
  • Police warn of West Town robberies

    Police warn of West Town robberies
    The Chicago Police Department is warning retail shops in West Town of an uptick in armed robberies in the past month.  In at least four incidents, a police alert said, one or two black men between ages 22 and 35, and wearing black sweatshirts with...