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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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  • Last night’s party: Clique Talk, Katie Heath at Innjoy

     
    Even an apocalyptic hail storm in summer can't hold a great party down. This was proven last night as Innjoy continued its live band/gallery opening pop-up series. Katie Heath had her debut art show and Clique Talk played their first show in awhile. The...
  • My record with musicians

     
    After the latest break up, I have started to reflect on my mistakes in the men who I choose. I realized that famously in my track record are a slew of musicians. I myself majored in music, and at one point considered myself a musician. But what is the...
  • 1 teen killed, 1 wounded in separate South Side shootings

    One 17-year-old boy was shot dead and another wounded in separate shootings on the South Side on Thursday night. The fatal shooting happened at 10:40 p.m. in the East Pilsen neighborhood with the victim a teen who was standing on the street in the 2000...
  • Jewel-Osco, Old Navy, Vistaprint and more Chicago bargains

    Jewel-Osco, Old Navy, Vistaprint and more Chicago bargains
    Come out of your basements, Chicago -- the tornado warning is over. Good thing, too, because look at all these bargains to nab today: - At Jewel-Osco, today is the last day of the "spend $100, get $20 to spend on groceries" gift card promotion. It's also...
  • Whittier parents plan to meet today with CPS officials

    Parents staging a sit-in at Whittier Elementary School say they plan to meet with CPS officials today. The parents, who initially sat in last fall to prevent demolition of a field house near the school and demand a library for the students, now say...
  • Memory of slain officer 'still lives on' after a decade

    Memory of slain officer 'still lives on' after a decade
    Chicago Police Officer Brian T. Strouse was shot and killed during the early-morning hours of June 30, 2001 as he hid behind a parked van during surveillance for gang and drug activity in the Pilsen neighborhood. On Friday, 10 years after his death,...
  • 3 killed, 11 hurt in overnight violence

    Three men were killed and 11 other people were wounded in incidents around the city beginning late Friday. One fatality occurred in a shooting about  11:15 p.m. Friday in the University Village neighborhood, where two males were shot, one fatally, in the...
  • The inside story of CTA 'L' lines

    The inside story of CTA 'L' lines
    Are you in the Loop when it comes to knowing the ins and outs of the "L"? If all you know about the Green Line is that it's a Goose Island beer, you're in luck. Two Chicago groups are offering tours this summer that detail the intricacies of the CTA....
  • Official: Kids with fireworks started extra-alarm Pilsen blaze

    Official: Kids with fireworks started extra-alarm Pilsen blaze
    An extra-alarm blaze at a three-story brick building in the city’s Pilsen neighborhood this afternoon apparently was started by children playing with fireworks, fire officials said. By about 5:20 p.m., the fire that spread to two nearby buildings...
  • Politics of Coal

    Politics of Coal
    Just around the corner from the Perez Elementary School in Pilsen sits a century-old coal-fire plant. Fifty-three year old Pilsen resident Leila Mendez comments, “I remember one time walking, and I couldn’t breathe, and it was just like a...
  • Absentee landlords get a helping hand

    Absentee landlords get a helping hand
    When William Howell got an opportunity for a fellowship at Stanford University, he assumed he would rent out his four-bedroom home in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood through the housing office at the University of Chicago, where he is a professor of...