Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr., the West Loop Community Organization, and cannabis dispensary applicant NuMed Chicago, LLC on Wednesday, February 5 for a community meeting to review and discuss the proposed cannabis dispensary at 935 West Randolph Street.

Posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization on Wednesday, January 22 for a community meeting to review and discuss the proposed business planned development at 1200 West Carroll Street.

Posted: Monday, January 13, 2020

The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) has completed the design work to stripe Randolph from Halsted to Morgan soon. Orange No Parking signs will be posted in advance of the work, which is dependent on weather. Randolph Street businesses and their valet partners should remain extra vigilant until striping is complete to avoid interruptions of service.

Posted: Thursday, January 9, 2020

On January 1, 2020, the sale and consumption of recreational cannabis became legal throughout the State of Illinois. The City of Chicago has its own laws and ordinances regarding the use of recreational cannabais (as well as medicinal cannabis), and we wanted to share them with you.

Posted: Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization on Tuesday, January 7 for a community meeting to review and discuss the amendment to the proposed development at 725 West Randolph Street.

Posted: Monday, December 30, 2019

Join the West Loop Community Organization (WLCO) for a special Holiday Casino Soirée as we ring in a new decade! Play craps, roulette, blackjack, and slots as part of our swanky, year-end fundraiser spread across two floors at Morgan's on Fulton (950 West Fulton Market).

Posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The City of Chicago's Department of Water Management will begin work this afternoon to relocate fire hydrants on Fulton Market. Work will begin at approximately 11PM and will continue until tomorrow at 7AM. Water service will be shut off along Fulton Market between Racine and Morgan Streets during this time.

Posted: Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization on Monday, November 18 for a community meeting to review and discuss the proposed development at 400 North Aberdeen Street: a 16-story commercial/office building.

Posted: Monday, November 4, 2019

Join us for our annual holiday party, taking place this year at Morgan's on Fulton on Wednesday, December 4, 2019!

Posted: Friday, October 25, 2019

On Friday, October 18, 2019, the West Loop Community Organization (WLCO) and the West Central Association (WCA) were notified of Mayor Lightfoot’s proposal to help close more of the gap in the City’s budget by metering the West Loop. The proposed parking meters will be placed within the predominantly commercial district, from Halsted (E) to Ashland (W) and Grand (N) to Roosevelt (S). This is our response to the City's plan.

Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

To celebrate the opening of Time Out Market Chicago, coming soon to 916 West Fulton Market, there's a special after-party until 4PM featuring furniture from Recycled Modern, ice cream from Pretty Cool Ice Cream, live art from street artist Czr Prz, and dope wheels from Morgan Street Motor Club.

Posted: Friday, October 4, 2019

The Women’s Small Business and Entrepreneur Expo, co-hosted by the University of Illinois Chicago, is free to all vendors and anyone who would like to attend,

Posted: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

As part of the first step to ensure cannabis legalization is implemented safely and in a way that maximizes economic opportunity across Chicago's communities, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot has introduced an ordinance to establish Chicago’s first zoning regulations for the sale of adult-use cannabis.

Posted: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Join us on September 24th for a workshop on Keeping the Community Safe, in partnership with Neighbors of West Loop, West Central Association, 12th District Police Department, Cook County State's Attorney, and Office of Emergency Management and Communications.

Posted: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Every Friday, from September 27-November 22, there will be no parking between 9:00am-12:00pm along Fulton Market between Ogden Avenue and Carpenter Street.

Posted: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization on Wednesday, October 2 for a community meeting to review and discuss the proposed development at 800 West Lake Street, a 23-story hotel building.

Posted: Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization on Tuesday, October 1 for a community meeting to review and discuss the proposed development at 1234 West Randolph Street, a 16-story, 259-key, mixed-use hotel with ground floor commercial and open space plaza.

Posted: Monday, September 16, 2019

Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization on Wednesday, August 21 for a community meeting to review and discuss the proposed development at 1400 & 1440 West Randolph.

Posted: Monday, August 5, 2019

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago City Council today approved new legislation to ensure hourly workers in Chicago are guaranteed fair working conditions and scheduling stability that will allow them to maximize their income and better care for their families. The Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance represents the most expansive scheduling policies in the nation, encompassing new industries not currently covered in Fair Workweek laws elsewhere.

Posted: Monday, July 29, 2019

Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization on Tuesday, July 30 for a community meeting to review and discuss the proposed development at 1150 West Lake Street/168 North May Street/171 North Racine Street: a new mixed-use construction project comprised of three buildings: an 11-story office building with ground floor commercial and two residential buildings at 20- and 22-stories.

Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is making track improvements to prevent slow zones and to improve rail service on the Green Line. Work will be performed on the elevated tracks from May Street (W) to Halsted Street (E) along Lake Street beginning Friday, July 26 at 10:00PM and ending Monday, July 29 at 4:00AM. The Morgan Station closes at 10:00PM on Friday, five hours after work begins.

Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2019

Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization on Wednesday, July 24 for a community meeting to review and discuss the proposed development at 920 West Lake Street, a mixed-use hotel with ground floor commercial retail space and parking.

Posted: Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization on Tuesday, July 23 for a community meeting to review and discuss the proposed development at 310 South Green Street, a 12 story, mixed-use office building with ground floor commercial retail space and parking.

Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is making track improvements to prevent slow zones and to improve rail service on the Green Line. Work will be performed on the elevated tracks from May Street (W) to Halsted Street (E) along Lake Street beginning Friday, July 12 at 10:00PM and ending Monday, July 15 at 4:00AM. The Morgan Station closes at 10:00PM on Friday, five hours after work begins.

Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2019

Homer Lyons, Jr. of Next Level Social Services is bringing a summer youth basketball program to the West Loop! Come on out to the Related Midwest basketball court at Box Shops Monday, July 8 at 5:30PM for a Meet 'N' Greet to learn about the program, West Loop Hoops, and how it aims to create a positive recreational environment for everyone.

Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

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