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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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  • Wherefore art thou, West Town?

     
    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....
  • Fine shots

     
    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...
  • Food truck stands to start up next week

    Food truck stands to start up next week
    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...
  • Former Groupon CEO sells West Town condo

    Former Groupon CEO sells West Town condo
    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...
  • Ex-Blackhawk Troy Brouwer selling Chicago condo

     Ex-Blackhawk Troy Brouwer selling Chicago condo
    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,...
  • Fest planner: Aug. 22-24

    Fest planner: Aug. 22-24
    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...
  • Man, 21, charged in West Town shooting

    Man, 21, charged in West Town shooting
    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...
  • West Town armed robbery, other crime prompt police meeting

    West Town armed robbery, other crime prompt police meeting
    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...
  • Resale is hot for back to school

    Resale is hot for back to school
    Kate Smith was never one to rifle through the racks at thrift stores. But when she saw almost new high-end kids' clothes selling at steep discounts on online resale shop ThredUp, the mom of two felt she'd made a real back-to-school shopping find. "I get...
  • Mexican Dining Week, Day 1: Shaman in West Town

    Mexican Dining Week, Day 1: Shaman in West Town
    It's Mexican dining week at the Chicago Tribune, in which we venture beyond the obvious standbys to sample four newish, interesting, off-the-beaten path Mexican restaurants. We kick off with Shaman in West Town, owned by the same group that runs Lakeview'...
  • Men allegedly caught with pot, hash oil in West Town

    Men allegedly caught with pot, hash oil in West Town
    Two Chicago men were accused of storing more than $60,000 worth of pot and hash oil in a West Town home after they allegedly were Fed-Exed the drugs. Liam Pelletier, 26, of the 1100 block of West Columbia Avenue, and Alex Tarzian, 26, of the 1700...