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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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  • Pilsen restaurant closed after insects found

    A Pilsen neighborhood Mexican restaurant was ordered closed today after it was cited when city health officials found roaches and flying insects at the business, officials said. El Taconazo Restaurant at 2350 W. Cermak Road was closed after the...
  • Shootings leave 1 dead, 9 wounded in city

    Shootings leave 1 dead, 9 wounded in city
    Various shootings in Chicago have killed one person and left at least 9 others wounded, authorities said Thursday night. A man was shot dead about 9:40 p.m. in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said. The victim was identified as...
  • At least 4 wounded in Chicago shootings

    A teen was shot and wounded Saturday night, one of at least four people wounded in shootings on Chicago streets. A 15-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the foot while walking in 1100 block of West 18th Place in the Pilsen neighborhood about 8:30...
  • Whittier library dispute flares up again

    Whittier library dispute flares up again
    The heated debate over Whittier Elementary School's library continued Wednesday when community members accused Chicago Public Schools officials of reneging on a promise to install a library in the school's dilapidated field house. The district has...
  • Former Northwestern grad student detained in Libya

    A former graduate student at Northwestern University reporting on the unrest in Libya is believed to be a captive of authorities in the North African country and has not been seen or heard from in nearly two weeks. Friends of James Foley, 37, a New...
  • EPA cracks down on Pilsen smelter

    Federal and state officials are cracking down on a smelter in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood after tracing high levels of toxic lead in the air outside an elementary school less than two blocks away. In a legal complaint filed today, the U.S....
  • September 13: Lunchbreak - Paella Espanola

    September 13: Lunchbreak - Paella Espanola
    Buen Provecho! Pilsen Thursday, September 15 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 day of www.eighteenthstreet.org La Taberna Tapas 1301 S. Halsted Street Chicago (312) 243-9980 latabernatapas.com/
  • Who's the mayor of the CTA?

    Who's the mayor of the CTA?
    For commuters, riding the CTA will have to be its own reward. On Friday, Mayor Emanuel announced a new initiative with mobile application foursquare where Chicagoans and visitors can earn an official Windy City badge if they check in at at least five...
  • Teen, 1 other wounded in separate shootings

    Teen, 1 other wounded in separate shootings
    Two people, including a 16-year-old boy, were shot in separate incidents in Chicago on Wednesday. The teen was shot just before 6:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of West 17th Street, about a block from his home in the city's Pilsen neighborhood, according to...
  • The changing face of Pilsen

    The changing face of Pilsen
    Pilsen has long been a gateway to immigrants.  Waves of ethnic groups have populated the venerable old community, southwest of Chicago’s Loop.  The Irish laid the cornerstone to St. Pius V in the late 1800’s.  From there, the historic...
  • Occupy Chicago protesters march to Grant Park again

    Occupy Chicago protesters march to Grant Park again
    A day after about 175 of them were arrested for staying past Grant Park's closing time, a few hundred Occupy Chicago protesters were marching again. Just after 7 p.m., protesters who had gathered at LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard began marching...
  • Way of the Cross procession lives in Pilsen

    Way of the Cross procession lives in Pilsen
    Roman Catholics in the Pilsen neighborhood held their 32nd annual Via Crucis Vivente procession today, a traditional re-enactment of the last hours of Jesus. The procession began at Providence of God Church just east of 18th and Halsted streets about 9...