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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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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Man missing from West Town may need medical help

    Man missing from West Town may need medical help
    Chicago police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing man who may be in need of medical attention and was last seen in the West Town neighborhood. Mark Pristop, 52, was last seen Monday in the area of 2200 W. Huron Street, according to an...
  • Gentrification taking its toll on funeral homes

    Gentrification taking its toll on funeral homes
    Gentrification is good for almost any business. But for funeral homes, it can be a death knell. Consider Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood, where the Herdegen-Brieske Funeral Home is closing Sept. 15, partly because older people have moved away. In 1980,...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Police warn of purse-snatchers in West Town

    Police warn of purse-snatchers in West Town
    West Town is facing an uptick in purse-snatchers this month, according to a Chicago Police Department alert. The alert said one or two men have been approaching women in the Near West Side community area, attacking them and stealing their purses. The...