| Mar 16, 2011
| 3:12 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 9:21 PM
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...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 8:45 PM
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...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 12:49 AM
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...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 11:48 AM
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....
| May 28, 2012
| 8:39 AM
Buen Provecho! Pilsen
Thursday, September 15
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 day of
La Taberna Tapas
1301 S. Halsted Street
| Sep 19, 2011
| 4:09 PM
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...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 12:16 AM
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...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 10:00 PM
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...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:25 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 12:50 PM
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...