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West Town Chamber of Commerce

West Town Chamber of Commerce
West Town Chamber of Commerce

Kiss The Brain Pop-Up Gallery Opens In West Town For 2-Week Run

The gallery is displaying photos, paintings and a variety of prints, jewelry and clothing through Sept. 19.

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Do Division Canceled In West Town Despite City’s Street Fest Guidance

"When you're planning special events, there comes a time in the timeline when you have to pull the plug."

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West Town Becoming Chicago’s ‘Gallery District’ As Neighborhood Draws Women, Artists Of Color To Chicago Avenue

PATRON is opening this weekend in West Town next door to several other art galleries that have opened or relocated to the neighborhood since 2015.

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You Can Earn $50 If You Spend $250 At West Town Restaurants And Shops In February

The Spend Local to Save Local rewards program is run by the West Town Chamber of Commerce.

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Fashion Designer Launches First Pop-Up In West Town Chamber’s New Rotating Storefront

If the neighborhood continues to support her business named NICZKA, Tania Mackey hopes to open a permanent store.

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West Town Art Walk Kicks Off Friday With Mix Of In-Person And Virtual Events

Starting Friday, several West Town bars, restaurants, galleries, retail stores and other businesses will offer special discounts or free events.

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Nature Yoga Sanctuary Closes Wicker Park Studio After 16 Years, But Virtual Training Will Continue

Owner Nicole Sopko said closing the business was a "necessary financial decision." Attendance in virtual classes dropped and soon the studio saw less than half its typical income.

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West Town’s Virtual ‘Dancing In The Streets’ Festival Includes Grateful Dead Tribute — And A Beer Discount

West Town Chamber of Commerce leaders also switched Do Division Street Fest and West Fest Chicago to virtual events in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Flour Power, A Neighbor-Funded Homemade Pasta Shop, Opens This Week In West Town

Schwa alums Wilson Bauer and Alice Richter are opening the neighborhood pasta shop of their dreams on Thursday.

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West Fest Chicago Goes Online This Week With Music, Local Vendors And More

The festival will run Wednesday to July 22 with promotions from West Town businesses, livestreamed music and DJ performances.

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West Town Business Damaged Recently? This Emergency Board Up Grant Is Available

The grant will provide West Town small businesses up to 100 percent of board up costs (or the cost of your insurance deductible) up to $1,000.

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West Town Neighbors Spend Night On Chicago Avenue To Support Protesters, Deter Looters

Neighbors said they wanted to simultaneously protect their small businesses from looting while supporting the Black Lives Matter movement.

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West Town’s Do Division Street Fest Goes Virtual With Live Streams From Empty Bottle, Subterranean

Empty Bottle and Subterranean are members of the Chicago Independent Venue League, a coalition of independently-owned music venues fighting for survival.

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West Town Photographer Chronicling The Faces Of Business Owners ‘Behind The Locked Doors’

"We don't know what is gonna happen tomorrow, if this is their last chance to shine, the last chance to get their voice heard. And I'm happy to help them in the little tiny way that I can."

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Wicker Park Fest Still On The Books… For Now

Event organizers say they're weighing recommendations from government officials when deliberating whether to cancel Wicker Park Fest, which is in late July.

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Beloved West Town Summer Festivals West Fest And Do Division Canceled Due To Coronavirus

Do Division Street Fest typically takes place in late May, but West Fest and Dancing in the Streets take place in July and August. Now, all are canceled.

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Shop Local, Ride A Trolley, Earn Cash During Winterfest In West Town This Weekend

This Saturday, shoppers will have access to special deals, as well as a three-hour-long guided "Jolly Trolley" tour of participating stores.

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Are New Division Street Parking Meters Hurting West Town Businesses? Survey Aims To Find Out

Survey responses will guide the local Chambers of Commerce' decisions to either issue a letter of support or a letter of opposition to the parking meters.

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West Town Art Walk Returns For 9th Season With Live Music, Wine Tastings And Build-Your-Own-Face-Mask Workshop

The West Town Art Walk, presented by the West Town Chamber of Commerce, will take place 5-8 p.m. Friday and 12-8 p.m. Saturday.

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Chicago’s Oldest Settlement House Is Still Operating In West Town. This Weekend It Celebrates 150 Years

Founded in 1870, the Erie Neighborhood House began as the "little Dutch church" in West Town that focused efforts on helping the area's immigrant communities.

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