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Massive River West Apartment Towers, Hotel Will Connect Fulton Market To Bally’s Casino District, City Official Says

The Shapack Partners towers would bring 2,200 apartments to the old Salvation Army campus and surrounding area. A key city committee approved the proposal Thursday.

Citywide

Fulton Market Group Wants 100 More Police Cameras Added To Area, Says TIF Money Should Cover The Cost

Known for booming development and trendy restaurants, the West Loop has been the site of attempted kidnappings and other crime recently.

West Loop

Men Held Up Couples At Gunpoint During 2 Robberies In The West Loop

The robberies occurred less than an hour apart Tuesday night in the West Loop.

West Loop

Black Women Leading Chicago’s Mental Health Movement Come Together To Encourage Other Black Women To Prioritize Care

Dozens of professionals and advocates will meet for a discussion Thursday. "There needs to be more spaces for us to sit with each other ... so we can get on the road to healing," therapist Lisa Butler said.

West Loop

Barack Obama Surprises Chicago Students With Appearance At Youth Event

The former president joined a panel at an all-day youth summit Monday, discussing the challenges young people and young organizers face in the city.

West Loop

A New, Rentable Podcasting Studio In West Loop Offers The ‘Ritz Carlton’ Experience

Podcasters and other creators can rent Fabre Studios to record episodes, host photoshoots and more.

West Loop

Check Out Downtown, West Loop And Near West Side During Open House Chicago

You can tour buildings like the Thompson Center, Chicago Board of Trade, District Brew Yards and other grand skyscrapers and churches throughout the neighborhood this weekend.

Downtown

Rare Al Capone Letters From His Prohibition Days To Be Auctioned

The letters include Capone, Chicago's most infamous gangster, attempting to place an order with a bootlegger. Another has him telling a friend about nearly being murdered just days before.

West Loop

@aplasticplant, A Popular Anonymous Instagram Account, Hosting Fulton Market Pop-Up Shop This Weekend

The anonymous creator's first pop-up event will take place Saturday and Sunday at Fulton Market luxury retailer SVRN. Don't bank on finally meeting "Plant" in person, though.

West Loop

Is Fulton Market Getting A Grocery Store? Dom’s Kitchen & Market Is Close To Making a Deal

Dom's Kitchen & Market, led by Mariano's founder Bob Mariano, opened its first high-end grocery store in Lincoln Park last year.

West Loop

West Loop Neighbors Worried About Crime Get Safety Tips From Cops After Attempted Kidnappings

Neighbors learned ways to protect themselves from attackers, but some say more needs to be done to protect them after recent attempted abductions.

West Loop

National Public Housing Museum Finally Being Built On Little Italy CHA Site After 15 Years Of Planning

The long-anticipated museum will be inside the last remaining building from the Chicago Housing Authority's Jane Addams Homes.

West Loop

West Loop’s Madison Streetscape Getting $2.9 Million Facelift

The project will add speed bumps, elevated intersections and pedestrian islands the the stretch. It beat out four other West Loop projects vying for the funding.

West Loop

Will The West Loop Get Private Security? It’s Likely After At Least 2 Attempted Kidnappings

Wealthy neighborhoods frustrated with crime have turned to private security. One West Loop alderman supports the idea while another wants locals to consider other options.

West Loop

Ghost Bike Installed In River West For Sam Bell, Bicyclist Killed On Milwaukee Avenue  

More than 80 people attended the vigil honoring 44-year-old Sam Bell, of West Town, who was killed in early September.

West Loop

West Loop Neighbors To Meet With Police, Officials After Attempted Kidnappings Shake Community

The community meeting is Saturday at Mary Bartelme Park. Residents can voice their concerns with officials and local groups.

West Loop

Man Charged In West Loop Attempted Kidnapping Attacked 2nd Woman, Poured Urine On 3rd Woman In South Loop, Prosecutors Say

Prosecutors said Quavon Ewing attacked the three women in separate incidents within 30 minutes. One of the victims bit him on the neck to free herself, prosecutors said.

West Loop

‘Person Of Interest’ Being Questioned In West Loop Attempted Kidnapping

The attempted kidnapping happened Sunday morning in the West Loop.

West Loop

Photos Show Man Wanted In Latest West Loop Kidnapping Attempt

Surveillance photos taken at the Jackson Red Line station 11 minutes after the attack show who police think tried to kidnap a woman in the West Loop.

West Loop

Woman Almost Kidnapped On Same West Loop Block Where A Dog Walker Stopped A Kidnapping Last Month

VIDEO: A rideshare driver and passenger teamed up to stop the latest attack, the victim said. Police are investigating whether the two attempted kidnappings are connected.

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