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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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  • Authorities: Dump truck hits, kills man in Pilsen

    Authorities: Dump truck hits, kills man in Pilsen
    A man who was killed when a dump truck hit him this morning in the Pilsen neighborhood has been identified, authorities said. The pedestrian, identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Gerardo Rodriguez, was struck about 8:30 a.m. in the...
  • Review: Pl-zen

    Review: Pl-zen
    Review: Pl-zen 1519 W. 18th St. 312-733-0248 Rating: 2.5 (out of 4) Take it or leave it Pilsen has long been known for its art galleries, taquerias and tortillerias, but as vintage shops and new restaurants have opened along its main drag of 18th...
  • 6 years later, Pilsen lot remains contaminated with lead

    6 years later, Pilsen lot remains contaminated with lead
    Federal and state officials have known for more than six years about hazardous levels of brain-damaging lead in a vacant lot near Walsh Elementary School in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood. Yet even after field investigators raised alarms about children...
  • Lost and found--stealing back your bike, the Craigslist way

    Lost and found--stealing back your bike, the Craigslist way
    After waiting for an hour and a half at a Logan Square intersection, the police still hadn't shown up--so Shirley Tang, a 24-year-old Chicago Public Schools art teacher living in Ukrainian Village--decided to do it herself. Tang called the guy's number,...
  • Many inner-city Catholic schools struggling financially

    Many inner-city Catholic schools struggling financially
    To some extent Chicago's massive Catholic school system appears to have benefitted from the problems at Chicago Public Schools The superintendent of Catholic schools reports that enrollment at the elementary school level is up.  But depending on...
  • Three shot on Southwest Side, two others across city

    Three shot on Southwest Side, two others across city
    Adult siblings, a man and a woman, were shot outside their mother's house after she broke up a party Saturday night in the Marquette Park neighborhood, according to police. They were standing outside in the 6200 block of South Albany Avenue about 9:20 p....
  • Latino college students get boost from Pilsen center

    Latino college students get boost from Pilsen center
    There’s an educational crisis in Chicago’s Latino community.  Experts say in this tough economy, too many college students are dropping out to help their families survive.   But a one-of-a-kind effort hopes to reverse the trend.  The $12.2...
  • Heroic police officer dies of natural causes after 40 years of service

    Heroic police officer dies of natural causes after 40 years of service
    Chicago Police Officer Michael Daliege served the Monroe District for 40 years, including putting his life on the line to take care of residents in the Pilsen neighborhood. The veteran officer, 63, died today of natural causes in hospice care only...
  • For CSO, good and bad news on deficit

    For CSO, good and bad news on deficit
    While contributions and ticket sale revenues reached an all-time high at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in 2012, the boost was not enough to keep the orchestra from running an operating shortfall for the second year in a row, according to documents...
  • Opera meets mariachi in latest Lyric venture

    Opera meets mariachi in latest Lyric venture
    You've heard of rock operas, tango operas, crossover operas. Now, get ready for mariachi opera. Two musical traditions with wide followings will come together April 7 when Lyric Opera will present the Midwest premiere of “Cruzar la Cara de la...
  • Sea and Cake: From upstarts to Chicago rock royalty

    Sea and Cake: From upstarts to Chicago rock royalty
    When The Sea and Cake hit the Chicago music scene in the mid-'90s, the group helped redefine the Chicago sound. Until then, Chicago's rock scene had been known for clangorous din and hard-edged, macho aggression. And then, suddenly, there was Sam Prekop...
  • New Mexican restaurants

    New Mexican restaurants
    A wave of new Mexican restaurants opening over the past two months has us wondering whether there's something in the water. Tequila, maybe? We enlisted a team of taco-and-guac obsessives to fill up and report back on three new entries and got the...