| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:22 PM
If you're not down for braving the masses at Wicker Park Fest this weekend, there'll be another hot scene just down Ashland Avenue....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:32 PM
From a phenomenal collection by Tribune photographer Brian Cassella, "School's Out Forever," in which he documents recently closed Chicago Public Schools: "Near North Elementary, 739 N Ada St in West Town. Opened 1884, closed 2013. The oldest building...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:02 PM
Twenty-one Chicago food truck stands are scheduled to begin operation by the end of next week, city officials told the Tribune and the Stew.
Located in Lincoln Park, the Loop, Streeterville, Lakeview, West Town and Wicker Park the stands will allow up to...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:34 PM
A former Chicago police officer convicted of making a fake 911 report while off-duty to get out of a DUI stop could face prison time after prosecutors allege he violated his probation by drinking at a West Town bar.
Investigators looking into the...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Andrew Mason, the co-founder of Chicago-based Groupon who was fired as the company’s CEO last year, has sold his triplex loft condo in West Town for $1.15 million.
As the Tribune exclusively reported earlier this year, in early December, Mason...
| Aug 21, 2014
Former Chicago Blackhawks right wing Troy Brouwer has a contract pending to sell his three-bedroom, 2,900-square-foot duplex penthouse in Roscoe Village for $749,000, just $1,000 less than the asking price.
Brouwer, 29, from Vancouver, British Columbia,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:00 PM
This is your final weekend before Labor Day, and you have plenty of opportunities to make it count. Take your pick of nine festivals focused on food, art, music and fashion in neighborhoods from the South Loop to Logan Square. Hungry? Head directly to...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:36 AM
A Cragin neighborhood man was charged in a shooting in the West Town neighborhood this weekend, according to police.
Erick Bustos, 21, was charged with aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, though nothing in the release from the Chicago Police...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:08 PM
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....
| Dec 18, 2007
| 9:43 AM
On this date Chicago began its 94-year reign as the nation's " Second City." The 1,099,850 souls the United States Census counted in Chicago represented a 119 percent increase over the city's population just 10 years earlier. The landmark tally made...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:10 PM
A man robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning near his West Town home has prompted Chicago Police to schedule an outdoor community meeting at the scene of the crime.
The Aug. 21 beat meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. at the corner of Bosworth Avenue and...