| Nov 18, 2012
| 8:09 PM
A man on parole for burglary had dozens of iPods and smartphones at his West Side home when police and parole officers visited there Friday because of recent neighborhood burglaries and he bragged to them he would “steal anything,” according...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 5:46 AM
Shootings across the city left at least one man dead and eight people wounded Sunday, police said.
Two people were shot and one died in a shooting about 8:04 a.m. in the 2300 block of West Lake Street in the West Town neighborhood, Chicago Police...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 11:57 AM
The CTA reported delays on the Blue Line this afternoon in the West Town community because of a person who was on the tracks.
According to the transit agency’s website, a sick passenger was on the tracks near the Grand Avenue station at 502 N....
| Jul 17, 2011
| 8:19 AM
The Chicago Fire will host its first ever White Party at MCA Warehouse in West Town Aug. 4. Fire players will be on hand for the event dressed in all white and guests are asked to do the same.
Tickets are $50 and can be purchased by clicking here....
| Mar 2, 2011
Susan and Drew Goss are husband-and-wife restaurateurs whose intertwined lives are mirrored in the intelligent pairing of fine food and wines at their Chicago restaurant, West Town Tavern. Now, their 30 years of restaurant wisdom is condensed into a new...
| Oct 8, 2010
| 5:33 PM
In September the Chicago Public Library opened the West Town branch, the newest of 54 new or renovated branches since Mayor Richard Daley took office in 1989. The eco-friendly library, which occupies 13,300 square feet of the landmark Goldblatt's...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:08 AM
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...
| May 6, 2011
| 12:32 PM
Haikufest will feature presentations on the style of haiku and haiga, the combination of haiku and Japanese art, 1-5:30 p.m. at the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston; free. Registration recommended. 847-881-2664.
| Oct 6, 2011
| 6:42 PM
The Chicago International Film Festival didn’t have to look far when choosing a movie to kick off its 47th annual edition. “The Last Rites of Joe May” — starring Dennis Farina as an aging con man with little to his name besides...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 6:05 PM
It's summertime, and school's out. It's time to kick off your shoes, settle into a relaxing place and read the day away. Then, be a critic. Tell us what you thought of a book you recently read, and you could be published in Printers Row Journal.
| Jul 28, 2011
| 1:06 PM
Tribeca Film announced Thursday that it has picked up the Steppenwolf Films production “The Last Rites of Joe May” and plans to distribute it on video-on-demand and in theaters in October.
Filmed in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood in...