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Scattered new condominium buildings are priced higher than the older buildings they replaced in this Southwest Side area, but are far outnumbered by houses and flats that are 80-plus years old. Read more about Pilsen, Chicago IL
Scattered new condominium buildings are priced higher than the older buildings they replaced in this Southwest Side area, but are far outnumbered by houses and flats that are 80-plus years old. Read more about Pilsen, Chicago IL « Show less

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  • Elizabeth chef working on a second restaurant

    Elizabeth chef working on a second restaurant
    Wanted: Name for a restaurant concept that includes coffee, brioche and pierogi. Iliana Regan, chef and owner of Elizabeth (4835 N. Western Ave., 773-681-0651), is working on a new concept, one that would feature coffee, toast, brioche and brioche...
  • Balcer stepping down from council; Daley nephew in running as replacement

    Balcer stepping down from council; Daley nephew in running as replacement
    Four years after Mayor Richard M. Daley announced he wouldn't seek another term, the door has opened for his nephew to try for a Chicago City Council seat from the family's ancestral home in Bridgeport.  Patrick Daley Thompson made it known Tuesday that...
  • 4 dead, 13 wounded during city shootings

    4 dead, 13 wounded during city shootings
    Four men were shot dead in separate attacks early Sunday morning and at least 13 other people have been wounded during shootings since Saturday afternoon, authorities said. A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in the Little Village neighborhood at...
  • Farmers markets listings for Chicago, suburbs

    Farmers markets listings for Chicago, suburbs
    Farmers markets in the city and suburbs are evolving into community markets reflecting the neighborhoods they represent and featuring not only fresh fruits and vegetables but artisan prepared foods and arts and crafts. "We realized the markets were...
  • Chicago Food Social puts tempting fare, music on menu

     Chicago Food Social puts tempting fare, music on menu
    More than a dozen food trucks with tempting menus will be among the highlights of this year's Chicago Food Social, an outdoor fest taking place Saturday and Aug. 24 in the Kendall College parking lot. Participating food trucks include Husky Hog Bar B...
  • Shaking off stage fright, Gel Set turns into real art

    Shaking off stage fright, Gel Set turns into real art
    Gel Set may have started as Laura Callier's one-woman joke band with nothing but songs about murder, but it has grown into a genuine expression of her art. Callier's sound is ambient and dark, with minimal, airy vocals over hazy synths, some samples and...
  • Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid

    Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid
    NEW YORK — Seated under the crystal chandeliers in the ornate ballroom of New York’s official residence Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel related the story of a poor, single mother from Pilsen who chose to put off getting a job after discovering...
  • The GTW wants to introduce you to 'Chigeria'

    The GTW wants to introduce you to 'Chigeria'
    With songs like “Calling Cards,” the GTW’s style recalls bass-heavy, mid-‘90s R&B with influences of house--generating a heavy yet melodic sound both familiar and unique. The 24-year-old native of south suburban Hazel Crest...
  • Chicago girl competes on Food Network's 'Kids Cook-Off'

    Chicago girl competes on Food Network's 'Kids Cook-Off'
    Every chef has his or her area of expertise. For 11-year-old Chicagoan Madison Grant, that specialty is Southern cuisine. The soon-to-be sixth grader at South Loop Elementary has found her niche cooking grits, gumbo and seafood—and starting Sunday,...
  • Margaritas with a twist

    Margaritas with a twist
    The only ingredients a margarita technically requires are tequila, lime and triple sec. Orthodox margarita drinkers will tell you this simple concoction need not be tinkered with, except to upgrade tequila quality or the brand of orange liqueur. If it's...
  • Drink this: Plan B cocktail

    Drink this: Plan B cocktail
    Plan B cocktail: When Pl-zen is on the agenda for dining and imbibing, prepare for a wonderfully novel experience. Brunch comes with the option of duck bacon; small plates include bone marrow and baby octopus; "beeramisu" is on the menu for dessert; and...