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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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  • Printmaker makes 'Pride' you can hang on your walls

    Printmaker makes 'Pride' you can hang on your walls
    With the city's annual Pride Month underway, Tyler Deal wants Chicagoans to have an emblem of their LGBT pride that they can hang on their walls. Deal, a printmaking artist who goes by Idiot Pull in the arts world, is organizing a Pride-themed poster...
  • Reader-author bond strengthens Lit Fest

    Reader-author bond strengthens Lit Fest
    In 1985, Chicago's tempo was changing. Both politically and culturally, the city on the make was on the move. Harold Washington, marking two years in office, was weathering the intense difficulties that came with being the city's first African-...
  • Old Navy Chicago T-shirt draws online jabs

    Old Navy Chicago T-shirt draws online jabs
    One of Old Navy's new T-shirts celebrates Chicago with a map of its neighborhoods. But don't set aside the GPS anytime soon. A conversation is bubbling on Twitter and elsewhere online about the shirt's loose commitment to geographic accuracy....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Thalia Hall brings music back to Pilsen

    Thalia Hall brings music back to Pilsen
    Last year, Bruce Finkelman (Empty Bottle) and Craig Golden (Longman & Eagle, Space) teamed up to reopen Thalia Hall, a Chicago landmark originally opened in 1892 at the corner of 18th and Allport streets to serve as a community arts center for Pilsen....
  • Ike Holter on Collaboraction's Sketchbook 2049

    Ike Holter on Collaboraction's Sketchbook 2049
    Most playwrights are thrilled to see a single work produced, ever. Local scribe Ike Holter, however, has had dozens of plays produced on stages ranging from New York to Atlanta to his own backyard—and he's only 28. Right now, Holter has two...
  • How cops broke 2009 case of 12-year-old girl's slaying

    How cops broke 2009 case of 12-year-old girl's slaying
    Chicago police had always suspected that the man who raped and killed 12-year-old Jahmeshia Conner was part of the fabric of a small section of Englewood where she lived with her mother and four siblings. But, with almost no leads, the 2009 case went...
  • Judging neighborhoods (and myself)

    Judging neighborhoods (and myself)
    It was to be my small, lofted Shangri-La. My Fortress of Urban Solitude. After weeks of scouring the hellish depths of Craigslist's real estate section and nearly every apartment-hunting website known to man, I'd finally unearthed my dream bachelor pad. I...
  • How much can my landlord raise rent?

    How much can my landlord raise rent?
    April showers often bring May rent hikes in Chicago, as many renters look into renewing their leases. How much can a landlord legally raise the rent in Chicago from one year to the next? There are no state rent control laws, so the answer is: however...
  • Jared Rouben gives Chicago a first taste of Moody Tongue brewery

    Jared Rouben gives Chicago a first taste of Moody Tongue brewery
    The first thing Jared Rouben does when we meet is suggest we talk over a lunch of charcoal-grilled chicken, refried beans and arroz amarillo. We're here to chat beer—specifically, his coming-soon Pilsen brewery, Moody Tongue—but food is...