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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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  • Emanuel to fast for 24 hours in support of immigration reform

    Emanuel to fast for 24 hours in support of immigration reform
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday plans to start a 24-hour fast to show support for immigration reform efforts in Washington, D.C. The mayor and some members of the Chicago City Council's Latino Caucus plan to go without food from 7 p.m. Thursday to 7 p.m....
  • Redmoon's 'Boneshaker' by the numbers

    Redmoon's 'Boneshaker' by the numbers
    Since its 1990 inception, Redmoon's been known for breathtaking, large-scale spectacle performances—both outdoors in parks all over the city and indoors when the weather's cold. In March, Redmoon moved from West Town to its new headquarters in a...
  • Fugitive featured in Tribune series held without bail

    Fugitive featured in Tribune series held without bail
    A fugitive who was captured in his native Mexico more than a decade after he fled charges in the murder of his former girlfriend in Chicago was ordered held Thursday on no bail by a Cook County judge. Raul Andrade Tolentino, who was apprehended after...
  • Bartered bliss: Crafting a bargain wedding

     Bartered bliss: Crafting a bargain wedding
    For Saya Hillman and Pete Aiello, it was important to have an "us" wedding. No pomp and circumstance. No upholding tradition for tradition's sake. And when Saya read that the average Chicago wedding costs nearly $50,000, according to a 2012 survey...
  • Lead-contaminated soil finally removed from lot near school in Pilsen

     Lead-contaminated soil finally removed from lot near school in Pilsen
    More than seven years after state and federal officials discovered a lead-contaminated lot near an elementary school in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, the tainted soil has been dug up, trucked to a landfill and replaced with bright green grass. Gina...
  • Biographer D.T. Max on David Foster Wallace and Chicago

     Biographer D.T. Max on  David Foster Wallace and Chicago
    David Foster Wallace was no fan of cities. He used to complain to friends that they left him riled up. Being in New York City, he once wrote to the then-fiction editor of Playboy, Alice Turner, “My whole nervous system seems to be on the outside...
  • Michelin Chicago Guide 2014: EL Ideas, Elizabeth among winners

    Michelin Chicago Guide 2014: EL Ideas, Elizabeth among winners
    The Michelin Man was very good to Chicago on Tuesday, bestowing stars on 25 restaurants, the largest number in the four-year history of the Chicago Michelin guide. “It was a great year in Chicago,” said Michael Ellis, Michelin’s...
  • 'Transformers' brings pyrotechnics to Pilsen neighborhood

    'Transformers' brings pyrotechnics to Pilsen neighborhood
    “Transformers: Age of Extinction” returned to the abandoned Santa Fe Grain Elevators in the Pilsen neighborhood Wednesday to — what else? — set off an explosion. Damen Avenue was briefly shut down and onlookers were kept at a far...
  • Faceoff: Chicago's new art gallery bars

    Faceoff: Chicago's new art gallery bars
    When attending a friend's art show or a gallery opening, I'm always first in line for the free champagne pours. I like visual art a lot, but even I have to admit that splotchy collages and moody photographs seem more intelligible with a drink in hand....
  • Jared Rouben to debut Moody Tongue Brewing Company

    Jared Rouben to debut Moody Tongue Brewing Company
    Chicago soon will be able to taste beers from its first "culinary-focused" brewery when former Goose Island Brewpub brewmaster Jared Rouben opens Moody Tongue Brewing Company. Since leaving Goose Island Brewpub in January, Rouben has worked toward...
  • Muti, Verdi and CSO hit big screen on beautiful Millennium Park night

    Muti, Verdi and CSO hit big screen on beautiful Millennium Park night
    Riccardo Muti had conducted the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Millennium Park's Jay Pritzker Pavilion twice before Thursday night but never in high definition. The first time was the free celebratory concert in September 2010, when an estimated 25,000...