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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

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  • Man stabbed to death in Gary identified as missing Summit man

    Man stabbed to death in Gary identified as missing Summit man
    A man found stabbed to death early this month in Gary has been identified as Summit man who disappeared after attending a Halloween party in Chicago, according to authorities and the man's family. Police had been searching for Emmanuel Dominguez, 30,...
  • Shootings on South, West sides injure 3

    Shootings on South, West sides injure 3
    Shootings on the South and West sides left three men injured Tuesday night, police said. In the Chatham neighborhood just before midnight, a 57-year-old man was shot in the finger. He told police he heard gunfire that may have come from a vehicle,...
  • From Austria, with love

    From Austria, with love
    Jennifer Solberg had a good reason to reschedule our morning photo shoot at Rhine Hall, the West Town distillery she owns with her father, Charlie. She had to make an emergency trip to Michigan to pick up 7,300 pounds of Gala, McIntosh and Cortland...
  • Sighting: Michael Phelps hits the town during Ryder Cup week

    Sighting: Michael Phelps hits the town during Ryder Cup week
    You didn’t really expect Michael Phelps to stay in during his week in the Chicago area for the Ryder Cup, did you? Besides taping the Golf Channel’s “Feherty Live” September 24 with Michael Jordan and and taking part in the Ryder...
  • Sighting: Lady Gaga joins 'Chicago Fire' cast at show's watch party at Haymarket Pub

    Sighting: Lady Gaga joins 'Chicago Fire' cast at show's watch party at Haymarket Pub
    Lady Gaga showed her support for the series premiere of NBC’s “Chicago Fire” on Twitter and in person Wednesday. The pop star – who is dating “Chicago Fire” star Taylor Kinney – encouraged her 30 million...
  • 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...
  • Washington Park sees 2 homicides in 1 week

    Washington Park saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 26-year-old man was beaten to death Saturday in the 5100 block of South Ellsworth Drive, police said. Three days earlier, a 16-year-old boy was...
  • Man shot to death in Wicker Park overnight

    Man shot to death in Wicker Park overnight
    A 19-year-old man was shot and killed outside crowded bars on Milwaukee Avenue overnight, one block from where another man was killed inside of Wicker Park last week.  The shooting overnight happened about 2:20 a.m. in the 1500 block of North...
  • Meet the Chicago chefs of 'Top Chef' Season 11

    Meet the Chicago chefs of 'Top Chef' Season 11
    There's more to come from the New Orleans-based 11th season of "Top Chef" than host Padma Lakshmi tossing the cheftestants Mardi Gras beads instead of making them draw knives. This year's cast features a rockabilly chick, a proud recipient of the title of...
  • Notable bars and restaurants in River North and Streeterville

    Notable bars and restaurants in River North and Streeterville
    Gilt Bar 230 W. Kinzie St. 312-464-9544 Restaurateur Brendan Sodikoff's restaurants have inspired many admirers, and this bustling shared-plates spot serving simple pastas, roasted veggies and bone marrow on toast was his first. Downtown 440 N. State...
  • 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...