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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Police: Man shot during dispute about cell phone

    Police: Man shot during dispute about cell phone
    A 30-year-old man was critically hurt when someone opened fire during a dispute involving a cell phone early this morning in the Far South Side's West Pullman neighborhood, police said. About 1:30 a.m., someone opened fire on a porch in the 11600...
  • Ex-alderman Medrano convicted on third corruption charge

    Ex-alderman Medrano convicted on third corruption charge
    Former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano was convicted of corruption Tuesday for a third time and could face more than a decade in prison after pleading guilty in a 2010 bribery scheme to influence a bandage contract at Stroger Hospital. Medrano, 59,...
  • Appeals court rejects challenge to Chicago landmarks ordinance

    Appeals court rejects challenge to Chicago landmarks ordinance
    Preservationists exhaled Thursday after an Illinois appeals court turned back a challenge to Chicago's landmarks ordinance that had significance for efforts to save historic buildings nationwide. The ruling sided with a lower court in rejecting an...
  • Authorities: Woman shot after pointing BB gun at police

    Authorities: Woman shot after pointing BB gun at police
    Police shot and seriously wounded a woman who they say pointed a gun toward them in a Pilsen alley. A group of people called 911 after the woman aimed a gun at them in the 1000 block of West Cullerton Street about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, police said. The...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • Police shot and seriously wounded a woman who they say pointed a gun toward them in a Pilsen alley. A group of people called 911 after the woman aimed a gun at them in the 1000 block of...
  • Man dead, two wounded in Bridgeport shooting

    Man dead, two wounded in Bridgeport shooting
    Police found a man shot inside a car they chased from a Bridgeport shooting that left one man dead and two wounded Friday night. The three men were among at least 7 people shot overnight across the city. They were shot inside an apartment in the...
  • It takes all kinds: Fringe Fest is 50 shows in Jefferson Park

    It takes all kinds: Fringe Fest is 50 shows in Jefferson Park
    Now in its fourth year, the Chicago Fringe Festival moves from Pilsen to Jefferson Park, offering 50 shows at five venues through Sept. 8, along with ancillary shenanigans (lady arm wrestlers and an "air sex competition") at Fringe Central, aka Fischman...
  • 'To Cross the Face of the Moon': Lyric's fusion of opera, mariachi brings crowd to its feet ★★★ 1/2

    'To Cross the Face of the Moon': Lyric's fusion of opera, mariachi brings crowd to its feet ★★★ 1/2
    Nothing like the exuberant dazzle of mariachi to explode operatic stereotypes. The shouts and cheers that went up from the sold-out audience Sunday afternoon at the Civic Opera House said it all. What was billed as the world's first mariachi opera...
  • Rick Kogan on Robert Goldsborough's second calling

    Rick Kogan on Robert Goldsborough's second calling
    Robert Goldsborough is and always has been a gentleman, a rare thing for a newspaperman to be in the still gruff/rough-and-tumble era when Goldsborough worked in all manner of high-level editorial capacities for the Chicago Tribune and later for...
  • Remarkable Woman: Stacy Ratner

    Remarkable Woman: Stacy Ratner
    Around the time she turned 35, Stacy Ratner had one of those moments that can propel you to action or into existential despair. "You think, 'OK, I live in a big city, I could get hit by a bus any minute. What is the last thing I did?'" she said....