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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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  • 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...
  • 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: 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,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • January 24: Lunchbreak - West Town Tavern

    January 24: Lunchbreak - West Town Tavern
    West Town Tavern 1329 West Chicago Avenue Chicago www.westtowntavern.com Pan-Seared Gulf Shrimp, Manila Clams and Mussels with Spicy Roasted Tomato Sauce and Linguini Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 cup finely chopped onion, about 1...
  • Logan Square Kitchen closes its doors

    Logan Square Kitchen closes its doors
    After a lengthy battle with the city over regulation and permit issues, the Logan Square Kitchen has announced that its business is no longer economically viable and that it will permanently close its doors on June 28. The Logan Square Kitchen is a...
  • New City, Woodlawn each see 2 homicides in 1 day

    New City and Woodlawn each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Saturday in Woodlawn, a man was shot to death in the 6200 block of South Rhodes Avenue and a 28-year-old woman was fatally shot in the...
  • June 12: Focus on Family - Summer Family Fun in Chicago

    June 12: Focus on Family - Summer Family Fun in Chicago
    Summer Family Fun in Chicago Young Eagles Program РFree Airplane Rides for Kids  Young Eagles is a FREE program offered by the EAA (the Experimental Aircraft Association is a community of enthusiasts who fly, build and restore recreational...
  • Full West Fest lineup: Mates of State, The Black Lips, Flosstradamus

    Full West Fest lineup: Mates of State, The Black Lips, Flosstradamus
    Indie-pop duo Mates of State has been added to the final music lineup on Sunday for this year's West Fest in West Town, July 7-8, according to a news release announcing the full schedule.  The festival, which includes music, family events and the area&...
  • Crews extinguish fire on Near West Side

    Crews extinguish fire on Near West Side
    Firefighters extinguished a blaze that started on the roof of one residential building in the West Town neighborhood this afternoon and spread to another, a Fire Department spokesman said. Firefighters were called to the 1400 block of West Erie Street...