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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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  • Lost and found--stealing back your bike, the Craigslist way

    Lost and found--stealing back your bike, the Craigslist way
    After waiting for an hour and a half at a Logan Square intersection, the police still hadn't shown up--so Shirley Tang, a 24-year-old Chicago Public Schools art teacher living in Ukrainian Village--decided to do it herself. Tang called the guy's number,...
  • Fake Shore Drive: A tastemaker of Chicago rap

    Fake Shore Drive: A tastemaker of Chicago rap
    Andrew Barber deals almost exclusively with young men who have come into money. Some are newly rich; some started poor and worked their way to comfortable; and others, arguably his bread and butter, are not wealthy yet but stand to make a chunk of change....
  • Victim's father locates murder suspect in Mexico, yet still no arrest

    Victim's father locates murder suspect in Mexico, yet still no arrest
    Up until he died, Bonifacio Chavez hoped he would help find the man accused of fatally stabbing his daughter in their Pilsen living room. The young woman's ex-boyfriend, Raul Andrade Tolentino, had confessed in 2000 to the crime, authorities said, but...
  • CTA pilgrimage of 143 stations

    CTA pilgrimage of 143 stations
    Like some Chicago Catholics, Aidan Gillespie of Pilsen performed the Stations of the Cross last week to prepare for Easter—except he did it using CTA stations. Gillespie, 24, said he traveled the length of the CTA rail system to visit 10 churches...
  • Coffee shops take different approaches with laptop squatters — some limit hours for Wi-Fi, others welcome them

     
    It's about noon on a Tuesday, and Nina Simms is 31/2 hours into the workday, her eyes shifting from her laptop only long enough for …...
  • Smartphones cause the death of relationships

     
    Remember back in 2004 when you could delete someone's phone number and that meant you were done with them? Phone number, delete text history, and voila, person erased from your mind. That's even if you had text messages, which I did not until 2006. By...
  • The quest for champurrado

     
    Now that I find myself layering up most days and wishing for a new pair of mittens, I know now it's totally the season for champurrado. What is champurrado, you may ask. It's essentially Mexican hot chocolate mixed with masa (a type of flour) to keep it...
  • Couples’ coma in Chicago

     
    The cold has set in. Holidays are here. I'm paying large heating bills. It's winter. And with winter comes hibernation. While we are all in hibernation mode, eating carbs and too many Christmas cookies, the serious offenders of hibernation winter in...
  • My latest discovery: El Pipila

     
    Have you ever noticed that you can walk all around your neighborhood, down the same street dozens of time, and can still find something you hadn't noticed before? That's kinda why I love Wicker Park so much. I walk up and down Division on a regular basis....
  • Midwest Generation ready to comply with emissions limits

     
    Midwest Generation’s six coal-fired power plants in Illinois, including plants in Joliet and Romeoville, will be ready to comply with a new federal environmental rule …...
  • Evanston Student Musician Among Semi-Finalists at National Sphinx Competition

     
    The Music Institute of Chicago has swept the 15th annual national Sphinx Competition in Detroit, Michigan. Music Institute Academy violinist Adé Williams (14, Chicago/Bronzeville) won …...