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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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  • 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 …...
  • Steel Panther speaks: Parody metal band discusses songs and -- of course -- sex

     
    Interviewing a member of hit heavy metal parody group Steel Panther is much like seeing the band in concert: You know there are real people with real stories behind the characters on stage, but it’s just so much more fun......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Aldermen demand CPS turn gas back on at field house

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 4:10 p.m. The City Council today demanded that Chicago Public Schools officials to turn the gas back on at a Pilsen school where a group of women and children have taken up residence to prevent......
  • Pilsen field house sit-in continues as parents reject CPS offer

     
    Parents staging a sit-in at an elementary school field house in Pilsen refused Thursday night to accept a six-month truce from Chicago Public Schools officials. Rosa Gomez, a parent who has joined dozens of others in protest at the Whittier Elementary...
  • Candidates for governor, U.S. Senate crisscross Chicago

     
    UPDATED at 9:44 p.m. with Kirk rally; posted by Jeff Coen, Monique Garcia, Ray Long and Oscar Avila at 6:10 p.m. With the Nov. 2 election rapidly approaching, the leading candidates in the tight races for governor and U.S. Senate......
  • CPS officials offer deal in Pilsen field-house sit-in

     
    In a bid to end a monthlong standoff over the planned demolition of a field house next to Whittier Elementary, Chicago Public Schools officials have offered to install and staff a library inside the Pilsen school and to lease the field house to a...
  • Parents, CPS reach deal on Pilsen field house

     
    Thirty-six days after beginning a sit-in at the Whittier Elementary School field house, a group of Pilsen mothers got what they wanted on today from Chicago Public Schools chief Ron Huberman. CPS agreed to build a library in the school and scratch plans...