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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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  • Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Pig Out For Charity 25 Degrees 736 N. Clark St. 312-943-9700 Fill up for a good cause at this outdoor benefit for the 100 Club of Chicago where police officers from four districts compete in a round robin-style burger contest. Admission includes...
  • Chicago girl competes on Food Network's 'Kids Cook-Off'

    Chicago girl competes on Food Network's 'Kids Cook-Off'
    Every chef has his or her area of expertise. For 11-year-old Chicagoan Madison Grant, that specialty is Southern cuisine. The soon-to-be sixth grader at South Loop Elementary has found her niche cooking grits, gumbo and seafood—and starting Sunday,...
  • Margaritas with a twist

    Margaritas with a twist
    The only ingredients a margarita technically requires are tequila, lime and triple sec. Orthodox margarita drinkers will tell you this simple concoction need not be tinkered with, except to upgrade tequila quality or the brand of orange liqueur. If it's...
  • Drink this: Plan B cocktail

    Drink this: Plan B cocktail
    Plan B cocktail: When Pl-zen is on the agenda for dining and imbibing, prepare for a wonderfully novel experience. Brunch comes with the option of duck bacon; small plates include bone marrow and baby octopus; "beeramisu" is on the menu for dessert; and...
  • Mexican Dining Week, Day 2: Pilsen's May St. Cafe

    Mexican Dining Week, Day 2: Pilsen's May St. Cafe
    It's day two of Chicago Tribune's Mexican Dining Week, in which we sample four off-the-beaten path restaurants cooking beyond traditional Mexican. Today, Phil Vettel visits Pilsen mainstay May St. Cafe: Here’s a restaurant that really defies...
  • Chicago brewery Moody Tongue to launch $120 black truffle beer

    Chicago brewery Moody Tongue to launch $120 black truffle beer
    Just a few weeks after debuting, Chicago's Moody Tongue Brewing is planning to release a beer made with rare black truffles that will cost as much as $120 per bottle. (Good news: it's a big bottle.) Shaved Black Truffle Pilsner will be one of the most...
  • REVIEW: First Look Repertory in the Steppenwolf Garage

    REVIEW: First Look Repertory in the Steppenwolf Garage
    The three plays in Steppenwolf's ninth annual First Look Repertory share something beyond their official status as developmental productions grown through the theater's new-work program. Each provides a snapshot of female characters who have been...
  • Lowrider buzz shifts into high gear at East Pilsen festival

    Lowrider buzz shifts into high gear at East Pilsen festival
    Hundreds of lowriders cruised into the East Pilsen neighborhood Sunday for a festival showcasing the culture of souping up old cars and driving them “slow and low.” The festival, in its fourth year and hosted by the Chicago Urban Art...
  • The GTW wants to introduce you to 'Chigeria'

    The GTW wants to introduce you to 'Chigeria'
    With songs like “Calling Cards,” the GTW’s style recalls bass-heavy, mid-‘90s R&B with influences of house--generating a heavy yet melodic sound both familiar and unique. The 24-year-old native of south suburban Hazel Crest...
  • Fest planner: Northalsted Market Days, Chicago Hot Dog Fest, Bud Billiken Parade, more

    Fest planner: Northalsted Market Days, Chicago Hot Dog Fest, Bud Billiken Parade, more
    August already? This weekend's fests—Ginza Festival, Northalsted Market Days, Bud Billiken Parade and more—signify the height of fest season for me. The weather's warm and humid, Lollapalooza is in the rearview mirror and college students will...
  • Floyd Davis thinks (and builds) big at Artpentry studio

    Floyd Davis thinks (and builds) big at Artpentry studio
    Floyd Davis can’t remember the last thing he built with his hands. And no, it wasn’t an IKEA bed frame. Was it the grand piano he built from scratch that ended up being an art piece for June’s Red Bull Flying Bach event? Was it most of...
  • Review: The Promontory

    Review: The Promontory
    The Promontory 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West 312-801-2100 Rating: 3.5 (out of four) Heating up Starbucks, Five Guys Burgers, LA Fitness, Chipotle—there's no question that the Harper Court redevelopment has brought a number of shiny new chains to...