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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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  • Dennis Farina helps kick off Chicago International Film Festival

    Dennis Farina helps kick off Chicago International Film Festival
    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...
  • Half off Amish food, Snapfish and more Monday deals

    Half off Amish food, Snapfish and more Monday deals
    There are a good number of healthy food deals out there today, which are a Frugalista favorite: $11 for 10 pounds of organic produce: You're never gonna see fresh organic produce at half price, except on a daily deal. On Living Social today, pay $11-$...
  • Tagging spree brings felony charges

    Tagging spree brings felony charges
    A West Town man faces felony charges after police arrested him in connection with an early-morning tagging spree in his neighborhood this week. Ryan R. Sahlin, 29, of the 2000 block of West Iowa Street was ordered held Wednesday in lieu of $10,000 bail...
  • Next step for Steppenwolf Films production 'The Last Rites of Joe May'

    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...
  • 32-year-old man hit by car in West Town, driver cited

    32-year-old man hit by car in West Town, driver cited
    A 32-year-old pedestrian was hit by a car early Saturday morning near the intersection of Grand and Ogden avenues in the West Town neighborhood, according to police. The man was with friends as he was crossing the intersection of Grand and Ogden...
  • Mini-review: Leopold

    Mini-review: Leopold
    Leopold 1450 W. Chicago Ave. 312-348-1028 Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start The Scene: On a recent Saturday night, we found West Town eatery Leopold busy enough to feel happening, but not so packed that we couldn’t score a table for four...
  • Tips to minimize lead in the garden

    What's a gardener to do? It wasn't good news when a team of Northwestern University researchers found high levels of lead contamination in some vegetables and herbs grown in urban soils. But there are practical steps you can take to minimize the hazard....
  • Get that pro-designer look

    Get that pro-designer look
    Everybody could use a little help now and then, especially when it comes to decorating. But not everyone can afford it. At least not in the traditional, hire-someone-to-transform-your-entire-house sense. What many people don't realize is that there are...
  • Old World meets modern vision in West Town's Ukrainian Village

    Old World meets modern vision in West Town's Ukrainian Village
    His black cassock billowing in the breeze, candle bearer Anthony Kit steps lightly down the steps of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral. "Isn't it beautiful?" he asks, pausing briefly in the sun. Kit, 80, is one of several longtime area residents...
  • The 1890 Census and "Second City"

    The 1890 Census and "Second City"
    On this date Chicago began its 94-year reign as the nation's " Second City." The 1,099,850 souls the United States Census counted in Chicago represented a 119 percent increase over the city's population just 10 years earlier. The landmark tally made...
  • Cruise lines cook up some tasty excursions

    Tempting the tummy still lures us to the sea, and several lines are baiting their hooks with noted chefs and outstanding wines. Holland America, for instance, will lard its galleys for the third year in a row with 70 celebrated guest chefs from all...