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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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  • Gas cut off -- field house sit-in in Pilsen continues

     
    The gas has been cut off at an elementary school field house in Pilsen where dozens of parents have been staging a sit-in for nearly three weeks in hopes of convincing Chicago Public Schools to remake the building into a library. Araceli Gonzalez, a...
  • Telling detail

     
    (Rahm) Emanuel got an earful Monday on the first day of his "listening" tour as he prepares to run for mayor. Most Chicagoans he shook hands with - before jumping back in his car and furiously applying hand sanitizer -......
  • Chicago Deals of the Day - Half-Price Coffee, Pasta Class, Bacon Hot Sauce

    Here are the offers from Chicago's daily deals sites for Thursday, July 22. Some are available for more than a day; check the individual sites for details and restrictions. Groupon: 46% off pasta making class at Cooking Fools. That's $45 for the...
  • Above the fray

    Above  the fray
    The biggest trend on the Chicago fashion scene, at the start of 2010, was to hang it up. Oak Street's world-famous boutique Ultimo, which helped launch Marc Jacobs and Peter Soronen, shut down in January after 40 years. Designer Maria Pinto, a campaign-...
  • Part 3: 10 things you might not know about the West Side

    Part 3: 10 things you might not know about the West Side
    The West Side often gets a bad rap — known for the 1968 King riots, the traffic jams on the Eisenhower Expressway and pockets of high crime. But it's also an area with rich history, warm neighborhoods and fascinating people: 1 When a fire broke out...
  • September 16: Midday Fix - Buen Provecho! Pilsen

    September 16: Midday Fix - Buen Provecho! Pilsen
    Buen Provecho! Pilsen On Thursday, September 16, 2010, Mexican Independence Day, the Historic Pilsen Community will be bustling with hungry visitors attending the third annual Buen Provecho! Pilsen. Over twenty-five local restaurants, cafes and...
  • Just outside Chicago, a major polluter lurks

    Just outside Chicago, a major polluter lurks
    From a plane, it would be easy to think one of the nation's dirtiest power plants is within the Chicago city limits. But the aging State Line Power Station, a major contributor to the city's chronically dirty air, sits just a few hundred feet over the...
  • September 30: Chicago Scene - Bike the 25th Ward

    September 30: Chicago Scene - Bike the 25th Ward
    Bike the 25th Ward Sunday, October 3 9 a.m. - registration 10 a.m. - bike kick-off 11 a.m. - celebration www.dannysolis.org Bike the 25th Ward is a great event for families to get out and get active. Begin in the 25th Ward's Pilsen neighborhood, work...
  • "Alice I Have Been" by Melanie Benjamin and "The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott" by Kelly O'Connon McNees

    "Alice I Have Been" by Melanie Benjamin and "The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott" by Kelly O'Connon McNees
    "Alice I Have Been" by Melanie Benjamin Delacorte, 351 pages "The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott" by Kelly O'Connor McNees Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, 342 pages Nature may abhor a vacuum, but historical novels adore one. Even the most extensive...
  • Cops: Bicyclist killed in Pilsen hit-and-run, suspect held

    Cops: Bicyclist killed in Pilsen hit-and-run, suspect held
    A bicyclist was struck and killed in a hit-and-run collision with a car this morning in the city's Pilsen neighborhood, police said. A suspect was in custody. The crash happened about 12:50 a.m. in the 1100 block of West 18th Street, police said. The...
  • Man charged with DUI in fatal Pilsen hit-and-run of bicyclist

    Man charged with DUI in fatal Pilsen hit-and-run of bicyclist
    A 38-year-old man has been charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in the Pilsen neighborhood early Tuesday morning, police said today. Ignacio Ramirez was also charged with leaving the scene of...
  • Illinois Medicaid's managed care effort stumbles

    Illinois Medicaid's managed care effort stumbles
    It can take years for people with cerebral palsy, autism, schizophrenia or Down syndrome to find trusted physicians to oversee their health. Now, families and advocates say, those medical relationships are being threatened as Illinois rolls out a new...