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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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  • 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,...
  • South American animal found in Pilsen

     
    Animal control experts have captured a small, furry critter with a long tail in a Chicago neighborhood -- more than 2,000 miles from where it belongs.The kinkajou was found taking a nap on a front porch Thursday in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood. Nobody...
  • 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...
  • 2 hurt, including firefighter, in Pilsen blaze

     
    A Chicago firefighter and a teen were slightly injured in an extra-alarm fire at a three-story apartment building in the Pilsen neighborhood on the Near West Side. The teen, a 14-year-old boy who had to be rescued by firefighters from the first floor from...
  • 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-...
  • 72-year-old with dementia missing from Pilsen

     
    Police are looking for a 72-year-old man with dementia who disappeared from the West Side on Friday. Gabino Ochoa was last seen in the 1800 block of South Ashland Avenue in the Pilsen neighborhood about 9 p.m., according to a police alert issued this...
  • 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...
  • Pilsen man charged in church donation-box burglaries

     
    A Pilsen man with several prior burglary convictions is in jail this weekend after police identified him as a suspect in thefts this spring from two West Side churches' donation boxes -- one while a priest was saying Mass. Ruben Pavon Jr., 47, faces three...