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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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  • UPDATE: 5 Rabbit to release two new beers, planning to open brewery

    UPDATE: 5 Rabbit to release two new beers, planning to open brewery
    UPDATE: As if the 5 Rabbit news below from late last week wasn't enough to make Latin craft beer enthusiasts thirsty, there's more. The brewery will release a specialty beer in the October for Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead). It will be an...
  • At Rootstock, fate smiles with crispy duck

    At Rootstock, fate smiles with crispy duck
    15-second review: No-frills menu verging on ambition ... thrown-together and ragtag, somehow works ... favorites include chicken liver pate, duck leg confit, burger. 5-minute review: Come year's end, I'll review 150 pages of restaurant notes...
  • Portage Theater decision delayed

    Portage Theater decision delayed
    A church group still hopes to be able to set up shop in the historic Portage Theater on the Northwest Side despite city attempts to landmark the property and opposition to the plan by aldermen, a lawyer for the religious organization said Friday....
  • Review: 'Beautiful Maria of My Soul' by Oscar Hijuelos & 'Say Her Name' by Francisco Goldman

    Review: 'Beautiful Maria of My Soul' by Oscar Hijuelos & 'Say Her Name' by Francisco Goldman
    In "Morning," one of Pablo Neruda's best-known love sonnets, the speaker gushes, "Naked you are blue as a night in Cuba; /You've vines and stars in your hair." In one bold image Neruda expresses his passion for both a woman and a country. Such...
  • Partnerships: Startups, students strategize

    Partnerships: Startups, students strategize
    When entrepreneurs launch companies, they typically suffer from a lack of money to pay staff and consultants. When students pursue undergraduate and graduate business degrees they lack the opportunity for real-world, hands-on experience. Thanks to a...
  • Libreria Giron

    Libreria Giron
    Libreria Giron in Pilsen is one of three family-owned Giron bookstores in Chicago that specialize exclusively in Spanish-language books. Popular titles range from celebrity authors, such as Ricky Martin ("Yo"), to self-help, political books, best-...
  • Power company holds off on cleaning up Chicago-area coal plants

    Power company holds off on cleaning up Chicago-area coal plants
    The construction permits are in and the financing is ready to go, but some of the Chicago area's biggest sources of toxic air pollution still might not be cleaned up anytime soon. In recently filed documents, Midwest Generation signaled it might delay...
  • Emanuel, aldermen send message to Chicago coal-fired power plants

    The company that owns two pollution-spewing coal-fired power plants targeted by environmental activists could be forced to talk clean-up with Mayor Rahm Emanuel after an ordinance was unveiled today that could halt their operations. Although a nearly...
  • City Hall could penalize businesses on lead emissions

    City Hall could penalize businesses on lead emissions
    A City Council committee today endorsed an ordinance that could push three industrial operations to speed up their compliance with federal standards for the release of harmful lead into the atmosphere. Under the proposal, the city could order plants that...
  • High levels of toxic lead found in air outside Chicago school

    High levels of toxic lead found in air outside Chicago school
    Residents in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood complained for years about metallic-tasting smoke rolling down their narrow streets but had little evidence it was harmful. Now they have proof. New monitoring data obtained by the Tribune reveal that high...
  • Feds and state crack down on air pollution outside Chicago school

    Feds and state crack down on air pollution outside Chicago school
    Federal and state officials are cracking down on a smelter in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood after linking it to high levels of toxic lead in the air outside an elementary school less than two blocks away. In a legal complaint filed Thursday, the U.S....