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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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  • Bridgeport helipad gets preliminary OK despite complaints

    Bridgeport helipad gets preliminary OK despite complaints
    A fleet of choppers giving aerial tours of the city could launch from a Bridgeport heliport along the Chicago River after a company got the preliminary OK Thursday despite complaints from nearby residents about noise and potential danger. Chicago...
  • Drink this: The Screaming Bean

    Drink this: The Screaming Bean
    Screaming bean: As Chicago temperatures linger in the range of too cold for comfort, why not indulge in one of the sweetest pleasures of the season by warming up with a hot drink? Cafe Jumping Bean in Pilsen provides the perfect opportunity to sip on...
  • 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...
  • Full list: Active Transportation Alliance targets 20 streets

    Full list: Active Transportation Alliance targets 20 streets
      The Active Transportation Alliance has proposed a list of 20 locations that it says have strong potential to be transformed into car-free streets and public plazas.   Downtown   Dearborn and/or Clark streets, River North to South Loop.  ...
  • Dining in 2013: Happy surprises, big losses

    Dining in 2013: Happy surprises, big losses
    The highs in Chicago dining this year put our city on top of the world, while the lows were unbearably sad. In between was news with a common thread: to put good food in front of Chicagoans. Here, now, our look back at the food year that was. Sad...
  • In the Heart of Chicago, a hub of restaurants and history

    In the Heart of Chicago, a hub of restaurants and history
    The street appears frozen in time. If you stood at 24th Street and stared south down Oakley Avenue, the view probably doesn't look that different from 30 years ago. This is the heart of the Heart of Chicago neighborhood. On this stretch of Oakley there'...
  • Cookies & Carnitas, a restaurant TBD

    Cookies & Carnitas, a restaurant TBD
    The assessment you read here today of Edgewater's Cookies & Carnitas likely won't be relevant six months from now. By then, the skirt steak taco may have been replaced on the menu by lamb sweetbreads. Or its identity will have veered away from...
  • Candy stores: Chicago's sweetest spots

    Candy stores: Chicago's sweetest spots
    Chicago has always been considered the candy capital of the world, says Amy Hansen, owner of Amy’s Candy Bar in the Lincoln Square/Ravenswood neighborhood. After all, she said, it had been home to some of the biggest candy companies: Wrigley,...
  • 2 hurt when apparent gas explosion sparks Pilsen house fire

    2 hurt when apparent gas explosion sparks Pilsen house fire
    Two women were seriously injured when an apparent gas explosion sparked a house fire in the Pilsen neighborhood, a Chicago Fire Department spokesman said. The blast occurred just after 5 a.m. inside a two-story home in the 1300 block of West Cullerton...
  • Lyric to bring mariachi and opera to Pilsen

    Lyric to bring mariachi and opera to Pilsen
    Following up on the success of its Lyric Unlimited performances of a mariachi opera last season in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood and Waukegan, Lyric Opera will present special concerts of mariachi and operatic music next month at Benito Juarez Community...
  • Welcome to the painted city

    Welcome to the painted city
    I never knew about frijoles. I didn't know how they smell. I had no idea that the scent can be the one that welcomes you home. That was before I went to Pilsen, before I met Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski and before I read his book, "Painted Cities," to...