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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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  • Michigan woman killed in West Town accident

    Michigan woman killed in West Town accident
    A 26-year-old Michigan woman was killed when her car slammed into a light pole overnight in the city's West Town neighborhood, Chicago police said. Witness told police that the woman was speeding in her 2006 Audi while heading west on West Grand...
  • West Town: Cultural melting pot lures residents with easy commute, variety of housing options

    West Town: Cultural melting pot lures residents with easy commute, variety of housing options
    While the phrase "a city of neighborhoods" is widely used to describe Chicago, it could just as easily refer to West Town. A couple of miles northwest of the Loop, the sprawling community is a mosaic of 11 neighborhoods, each with a distinct character,...
  • Chicagoland literary events: May 7 - 13

    Saturday 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. Sunday...
  • 10 things you might not know about the death penalty

    10 things you might not know about the death penalty
    Gov. Pat Quinn must decide by March 18 whether Illinois will become the 16th state to ban the death penalty. As we await the answer, here are some strict sentences: 1. Nearly 75 percent of all countries have abolished the death penalty or haven't...
  • West Town goes Creole

    West Town goes Creole
    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...
  • August 1: Midday Fix - Elegant Eyebrows

    August 1: Midday Fix - Elegant Eyebrows
    Anne Economakos Tips & Tricks for Finding the Perfect Brow: Always pick a brow shape that is right for you -- not to follow a celebrity trend! Let an expert handle the reshaping and rehabbing of the brow line to keep your look consistent and well...
  • Smoke from brakes blamed for Blue Line emergency response

    Smoking brakes on a Blue Line train were blamed for an emergency response at a West Town CTA station this afternoon. No injuries were reported in the incident. A still and box alarm and Emergency Medical Services Plan 1 were called about 12:45 p.m....
  • Chicago Fire hosting White Party

    Chicago Fire hosting White Party
    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....
  • Woman burned while smoking and using oxygen

    Woman burned while smoking and using oxygen
    A 51-year-old woman who uses oxygen tanks to breathe suffered face and inhalation burns this morning while she was smoking inside her Near West Side home. The incident happened at about 3:20 a.m. in the 100 block of North Leavitt Street in the city's...
  • 3 South Side communities see 2 homicides

    Three South Side community areas each have recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Chicago Lawn, a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed Tuesday in the 3000 block of West 64th Street, police said (story on...
  • Nov. 5 deadliest day of year in Chicago

    Seven homicides were recorded Nov. 5, making it the deadliest day of the year so far, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. At 2:10 a.m., a 23-year-old man was shot to death in the 1300 block of South Troy Street in North Lawndale,...