West Side

Premieres

Clairmont The Second Shouts Out Toronto's West Side in Somber "44 Me" Video

"I want to be the guy to put this place on the map."
Phil Witmer
5.19.17
Vice News Tonight

This pastor promised to bring “top gang thugs” from Chicago to meet the Trump administration — here's what happened

VICE News
4.25.17
New music

Check Out Infu's Balmy "West Side" Video

For that Toronto bonus, lots of Blue Jays gear is on display.
Noisey Staff
11.21.16
Crime & Drugs

With killings on the rise in Chicago, police are putting their hands up

VICE News speaks with an active-duty CPD officer, Superintendent Eddie Johnson, and a mother of victims to better understand the dynamics at play in Chicago amidst a surge in gun violence.
VICE News
6.27.16
New York Mets

The New York Mets Are Really Doing This Thing

The Mets have always been weird and, for most of the past decade, they've been the punchline to a not very funny joke. Right now, however, they're very good.
Matthew Kory
8.25.15
Longreads Or Whatever

Doughboyz Night Out: A Trip to the Strip Club with Detroit's Most Debauched Rap Crew

Doughboyz Cashout have been Detroit's foremost street rap crew for nearly half a decade. Has their moment to go national finally arrived?
Maximilian de la Garza
4.21.15
News

Why Black Chicagoans Distrust and Fear the Police

Two weeks ago a pair of black teenagers were killed by Chicago cops in separate incidents, and residents have taken to the streets to protest, resulting in yet more clashes between a police department and a community that don't trust each other.
Justin Glawe
9.9.14
Photo

Mossless Magazine Interviews Paul D'Amato

Paul D'Amato has been documenting dramas in the everyday lives of ordinary people for more than two decades. Mossless magazine speaks with him about photographing the West Side of Chicago for his new book, We Shall.
Mossless
5.5.14
VICE News

Last Chance High

Crystal is picked up for shoplifting after disappearing for almost a week—and has left her mother on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Meanwhile, Cortez prepares to head downstate to visit his father, who is serving a life sentence in prison for murder.
VICE News
5.1.14