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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

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

Free Community Block Party Coming To Madison Street In West Loop

Madison Row Fest will feature free activities for people of all ages Saturday on Madison Street between Morgan Street and Racine Avenue.

West Loop

New West Loop Fest Coming To Madison Street Next Month

The first Madison Row Fest will bring music, art, games and neighborhood bingo to Madison Street in September.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

West Loop’s Madison Street Safety Plan Would Add Speed Bumps And Pedestrian Upgrades — But No Bike Lanes

After a driver killed a cyclist there, some neighbors want to know why the plan to make Madison Street safer doesn't include bike lanes.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

West Central Association Hires West Loop Community Organization’s Former Top Leader To Spearhead Business Development

In the new role, Carla Agostinelli will lead fundraising, event planning and sponsorships for the West Loop-based chamber of commerce and city delegate agency.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Igloos, Greenhouse Pods Extend Outdoor Dining In Fulton Market As Cold Weather Hits

The Dining Together, Apart initiative has brought 21 pods to Fulton Market to help restaurants stay afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tree, Menorah-Lighting Ceremonies And Holiday Stroll Kick Off Season In West Loop This Weekend

The holiday stroll on Madison will include a letters for Santa station, ornament decorating party and winter-themed drinks.

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Fulton Market Tower Plan, Cut From 51 Stories To 36, Gets West Loop Chamber Support

The backing comes after developers agreed to reduce the height from 51 to 36 stories, according to the West Central Association.

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