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  • Police rescue kayaker from Chicago River

    Police rescue kayaker from Chicago River
    Police Marine Unit officers rescued a kayaker this afternoon after his craft flooded and tipped over into the chilly waters of the Chicago River in the West Loop Gate neighborhood.   The mishap happened in the river between Washington and Randolph Streets...
  • Heavy smoke from track fire drifts into West Loop high-rise

    Heavy smoke from track fire drifts into West Loop high-rise
    Heavy smoke from a track fire wafted into the ventilation system of a building near Union Station this morning in the West Loopbut there were no reports of injuries. Emergency crews were called to a high-rise in the 300 block of South Riverside Plaza...
  • City kicks in $29 million for West Loop office tower

    City kicks in $29 million for West Loop office tower
    The city will kick in $29 million toward a downtown high rise project on a prime piece of riverfront property, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday. The long-discussed River Point office tower in the West Loop will rise 45 stories, overlooking the...
  • Police block West Loop street as objects thrown from balcony

    Police block West Loop street as objects thrown from balcony
    Police blocked a West Loop Street near the Ogilvie Transportation Center this evening when a resident began throwing objects from a high-rise balcony. Police were called to the 100 block of North Canal Street about 5:15 p.m. following a report of a...
  • Chicago's Best Late Night 2 @ Porkchop

    Chicago's Best Late Night 2 @ Porkchop
    Porkchop 941 W. Randolph St. - West Loop
  • Oh, what a wonderful Morgan ...

    Oh, what a wonderful Morgan ...
    Amid all the fanfare and preparations for the NATO summit, the Chicago Department of Transportation quietly opened the Morgan stop in the West Loop on Friday. Green and Pink Line riders can now use the station, under construction since the summer of...
  • First glimpse of plan for Wolf Point along Chicago River

    First glimpse of plan for Wolf Point along Chicago River
    Touting what would be downtown Chicago’s largest new real estate development since the 2008 financial crisis, representatives of the Kennedy family and three financial partners are providing the first glimpse of a proposed three-tower office and...
  • City Winery Chicago announces 2012 concert lineup

    City Winery Chicago announces 2012 concert lineup
    City Winery Chicago, a 300-capacity concert hall in the West Loop, will open Aug. 1 and announced a full slate of performers Tuesday for the 2012 season, including singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash, gospel great Mavis Staples and jazz vocalist Kurt Elling....
  • May ends with 50 Chicago homicides

    The Near West Side on Saturday recorded its seventh homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 26-year-old man was shot to death in the 1300 block of West Washburne Avenue, police said. The community area, which...
  • Man dies in car stranded on Kennedy Expressway

    Man dies in car stranded on Kennedy Expressway
    A man died in a vehicle left stranded on the Kennedy Expressway near the West Loop, authorities said this morning. The vehicle containing four people stopped in the southbound lanes of the expressway near Chicago Avenue at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, when...
  • Construction barge takes on water in Chicago River

    Construction barge takes on water in Chicago River
    Emergency crews are monitoring a construction barge that is taking on water and listing this afternoon in the Chicago River in the West Loop Gate neighborhood.   The vessel began taking on water about 1:30 p.m. in the river near Canal and Adams streets,...
  • Developer and business partner wife develop new energy for building in Chicago

    Developer and business partner wife develop new energy for building in Chicago
    Driving around Chicago's West Loop, developer Steve Fifield rarely has a chance to keep two hands on the steering wheel as he points out all the residential and office projects he's been involved in during more than 30 years in Chicago development. At...