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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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  • New Vespa scooter dealership opens in Chicago

    New Vespa scooter dealership opens in Chicago
    Just down the street from the new Motoworks Chicago location on North Avenue, a Citgo gas station sign screamed the price of $3.33/gallon. It's free advertising for Johnny Scheff. His new Vespa dealership in Wicker Park is the sister location to his...
  • 2010 Chicagoland farmers markets

    2010 Chicagoland farmers markets
    Once again area residents can find the fruits of the Midwest in farmers markets throughout the city and suburbs. Most are opening this month. Farmers and vendors from Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan will bring produce, baked goods, cheese,...
  • Wayward kinkajou found on Chicago doorstep

     
    CHICAGO — A small, furry, long-tailed critter found napping on a Chicago porch is apparently more than 2,000 miles away from where it belongs. Animal control experts say an exotic kinkajou was found sleeping Thursday in the city's Pilsen neighborhood......
  • Kinkajou in the Windy City

     
    From The Associated Press: A small, furry, long-tailed critter found napping on a Chicago porch is apparently more than 2,000 miles away from where it belongs. Animal-control experts say an exotic kinkajou was found sleeping Thursday, June 3,  in...
  • EPA targets coal-fired power plants

    In a move that portends cleaner air in Chicago and other communities east of the Mississippi, the Obama administration cracked down Tuesday on smog- and soot-forming pollution from coal-fired power plants in 31 states and the District of Columbia. The...
  • Chicago Deals of the Day - Half-Price Coffee, Pasta Class, Bacon Hot Sauce

    Here are the offers from Chicago's daily deals sites for Thursday, July 22. Some are available for more than a day; check the individual sites for details and restrictions. Groupon: 46% off pasta making class at Cooking Fools. That's $45 for the...
  • Above the fray

    Above  the fray
    The biggest trend on the Chicago fashion scene, at the start of 2010, was to hang it up. Oak Street's world-famous boutique Ultimo, which helped launch Marc Jacobs and Peter Soronen, shut down in January after 40 years. Designer Maria Pinto, a campaign-...
  • Part 3: 10 things you might not know about the West Side

    Part 3: 10 things you might not know about the West Side
    The West Side often gets a bad rap — known for the 1968 King riots, the traffic jams on the Eisenhower Expressway and pockets of high crime. But it's also an area with rich history, warm neighborhoods and fascinating people: 1 When a fire broke out...
  • September 16: Midday Fix - Buen Provecho! Pilsen

    September 16: Midday Fix - Buen Provecho! Pilsen
    Buen Provecho! Pilsen On Thursday, September 16, 2010, Mexican Independence Day, the Historic Pilsen Community will be bustling with hungry visitors attending the third annual Buen Provecho! Pilsen. Over twenty-five local restaurants, cafes and...
  • Just outside Chicago, a major polluter lurks

    Just outside Chicago, a major polluter lurks
    From a plane, it would be easy to think one of the nation's dirtiest power plants is within the Chicago city limits. But the aging State Line Power Station, a major contributor to the city's chronically dirty air, sits just a few hundred feet over the...
  • September 30: Chicago Scene - Bike the 25th Ward

    September 30: Chicago Scene - Bike the 25th Ward
    Bike the 25th Ward Sunday, October 3 9 a.m. - registration 10 a.m. - bike kick-off 11 a.m. - celebration www.dannysolis.org Bike the 25th Ward is a great event for families to get out and get active. Begin in the 25th Ward's Pilsen neighborhood, work...