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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In Chicago, colorful Pilsen broadens its palate

    In Chicago, colorful Pilsen broadens its palate
    Outside Thalia Hall, the most happening new spot in Chicago's emerging Pilsen neighborhood, I do a double take. It's a freezing night, and there's a small woman with a guitar slung over her back standing in the recess of a doorway. "Come into my office,"...
  • Go zen: 5 outdoor yoga spots to try

    Go zen: 5 outdoor yoga spots to try
    Need to work on getting zen due a stressful week? Look no further than these scenic spots for an outdoor yoga session. If you're feeling adventurous, there's even yoga on paddleboards at Montrose, North Avenue and 31st Street beaches. (You must provide...
  • Fest planner: Lollapalooza, Fiesta del Sol, Taste of Latin America

    Fest planner: Lollapalooza, Fiesta del Sol, Taste of Latin America
    Your weekend fest plans really depend on your answer to one question: Do you have Lolla tickets? The three-day fest is sold out, but it's not the only game in town. You can escape the crazy downtown crowds with your pick of two tasty fests, Fiesta del Sol...
  • 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...
  • Worth a trip: Shrimp tacos at La Lagartija

    Worth a trip: Shrimp tacos at La Lagartija
    Worth a trip: Shrimp tacos at La Lagartija 132 S. Ashland Ave. 312-733-7772 Returning from a vacation on either of the coasts or Mexico tends to result in a sad realization: Excellent seafood tacos are hard to come by in Chicago. Some taquerias might...
  • No bail for teens charged with Little Village murder

    No bail for teens charged with Little Village murder
    Three teens charged in the Friday night killing of a 16-year-old boy in the Little Village neighborhood targeted the victim because they were looking for rival gang members, Cook County prosecutors said Sunday. Andrew Anania, 18, and 15-year-olds...
  • 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...