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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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  • Author Stuart Dybek: Chicago's storyteller

    Author Stuart Dybek: Chicago's storyteller
    The way Stuart Dybek tells it, on the night that he decided to become a writer, the moon rose full and bright over Lake Michigan. It had not been an easy decision. His father, an immigrant from Poland who had pushed his way to foreman at the McCormick...
  • Shootings leave 4 dead, 14 wounded

    Shootings leave 4 dead, 14 wounded
    Shootings across the city left 4 people dead and at least 14 others wounded in a 12-hour period ending about 3 a.m. Sunday morning. The gun violence from Saturday through early Sunday made it 5 dead and 20 wounded in shootings since late Friday morning....
  • Stuart Dybek

    Stuart Dybek
    I was delighted to meet Stuart Dybek, the celebrated writer who lives in Evanston. Years ago, our work appeared alongside each other in the Tribune when a short essay of his about the "El" ran with my photo essay of the Loop. In the piece, he compared the...
  • Beer, breakfast and bikes

    Beer, breakfast and bikes
    Hope you like beer, breakfast and bike mechanics, Chicago. This year's Chicago Bike Week, which runs Friday, June 13, through Friday, June 20, will sport free food, drinks and tune-ups all over the city. Chicago Bike Week celebrates the city's cycling...
  • Father taught responsibility, honesty, fidelity, courtesy, generosity and tolerance

    My father, Martin, died on Father's Day 18 years ago. This day always reminds me that all my important life lessons came from this first-generation American with one year of high school. By example, he taught responsibility, honesty, fidelity, courtesy,...
  • Basing school discipline on conduct instead of skin color

     Basing school discipline on conduct instead of skin color
    Between elementary school and high school, Tanue David was suspended about 10 times. He said he doesn't recall the exact number, but his infractions ranged from mouthing off to teachers to cutting classes. His suspensions came during a time when the...
  • Dusek's cuisine all over the map, in a good way

    Dusek's cuisine all over the map, in a good way
    Pilsen might seem like an odd place to open a beverage-focused, gastro-pubby restaurant, but chef Jared Wentworth recalls hearing the same sentiment when he opened Longman & Eagle in Logan Square. "Back then it was Lula Cafe, Longman and that was...
  • 2 dead, 12 wounded in shootings

    2 dead, 12 wounded in shootings
    Two men were shot to death and 12 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Wednesday and Thursday mornings, according to police. The most recent shooting left an 18-year-old man dead outside a Humboldt Park building, beneath a sign...
  • Thalia Hall elbows its way onto a hopping Chicago scene

    Thalia Hall elbows its way onto a hopping Chicago scene
    Walk with Bruce Finkelman through Thalia Hall, the turn-of-the-last-century, second-story Bohemian performance space in the Pilsen neighborhood that's about to be reborn, and you understand why Finkelman and his partner wanted to make the place into the...
  • 4 new Chicago dance parties

    4 new Chicago dance parties
    The recent opening of Slippery Slope in Logan Square continues a springtime burst of new dance parties. Here's the lowdown on four of them:  Neo 51 at Sub 51 51 W. Hubbard St. 312-828-0051 When: Tuesday nights, 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m. What: Sub 51 teams...
  • Authors D-G

       - Return to other listings Jane Dailey Jane Dailey is a professor of American history at the University of Chicago and the Law School. She has published extensively on the history and law of race in the United States since the Civil War. Bill...