| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Now in its fourth year, the Chicago Fringe Festival moves from Pilsen to Jefferson Park, offering 50 shows at five venues through Sept. 8, along with ancillary shenanigans (lady arm wrestlers and an "air sex competition") at Fringe Central, aka Fischman...
| Jul 30, 2013
When attending a friend's art show or a gallery opening, I'm always first in line for the free champagne pours. I like visual art a lot, but even I have to admit that splotchy collages and moody photographs seem more intelligible with a drink in hand....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Chicago soon will be able to taste beers from its first "culinary-focused" brewery when former Goose Island Brewpub brewmaster Jared Rouben opens Moody Tongue Brewing Company.
Since leaving Goose Island Brewpub in January, Rouben has worked toward...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Police found a man shot inside a car they chased from a Bridgeport shooting that left one man dead and two wounded Friday night.
The three men were among at least 7 people shot overnight across the city.
They were shot inside an apartment in the...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:14 AM
No one was injured when part of the facade of a century-old Pilsen building collapsed overnight, authorities said.
About 1:50 a.m., a front wall with an air conditioner slid from a 2-1/2-story building, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Attacks across Chicago left a man dead and at least 14 others wounded, according to authorities.
Three men were shot, one fatally, about 4:35 p.m. Saturday in the 8600 block of South Kingston Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood on the South Side,...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:40 PM
There have been times when neighbors sharing a Pilsen apartment building with Brandon Boom and Jeremiah Chrome thought they were living next door to one of NASA's experimental laboratories.
The rising production duo, collectively known as the-Drum,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano was convicted a second time on corruption-related charges when a federal jury found him guilty Monday of trying to win a contract in Los Angeles through bribery.
The conviction came nearly two decades after Medrano...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 9:31 AM
After living in Chicago for a while, you come to notice patterns. You see the same people on your daily commutes, you frequent the same bars and you find yourself talking about the weather 80 percent of the time. What about the stuff we see every day...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Goi Artetxe and Elise Renwick moved to Pilsen two months ago and already they've made their mark on Chicago.
The husband-and-wife team placed second in a contest by the Chicago Architectural Club and Chicago Architecture Foundation to design shelters...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:59 AM
A 33-year-old man was shot while parking his vehicle in the Pilsen neighborhood this morning, authorities said.
The shooting happened about 2:30 a.m. in the 900 block of West 19th Street, Police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said.
Someone in a...