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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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  • How cops broke 2009 case of 12-year-old girl's slaying

    How cops broke 2009 case of 12-year-old girl's slaying
    Chicago police had always suspected that the man who raped and killed 12-year-old Jahmeshia Conner was part of the fabric of a small section of Englewood where she lived with her mother and four siblings. But, with almost no leads, the 2009 case went...
  • DNA linking suspect to murder recovered from fingernails of 12-year-old victim

    DNA linking suspect to murder recovered from fingernails of 12-year-old victim
    After waiting for justice for nearly five years , Jahmeshia Conner’s mother came to court Thursday to see with her own eyes the man accused of violently ending the fifth-grader’s life. Rene Valentin-Matos had been extradited from a small...
  • Tribune Tower ravaged in 'Transformers' sequel -- again

    Tribune Tower ravaged in 'Transformers' sequel -- again
    When we last saw Tribune Tower in 2011’s “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” there was a Decepticon ship crashing into the building’s steeple. Tribune Tower makes another appearance in the upcoming “Transformers: Age of...
  • Wicker Park bakery goes down a sweet rabbit hole

    Wicker Park bakery goes down a sweet rabbit hole
    Christine LaSorda was working in advertising when she realized she would be much happier in a career combining her two childhood pleasures: reading storybooks and making baked goods with her grandmother. So she learned to make traditional desserts at...
  • Dusek's pop sparkles

    Dusek's pop sparkles
    Let's be clear. These aren't sodas. They're pops. But they're nothing like the bubbly sugar bombs we've grown accustomed to at our neighborhood hot dog stands and burger joints. Added last month to Dusek's already adventurous menu, the multiflavored...
  • Choose your own Shakespearean spectacle at Redmoon

    Choose your own Shakespearean spectacle at Redmoon
    Redmoon shakes away the darkness of winter and shows off its vast warehouse home in Pilsen to fine effect in "Bellboys, Bears and Baggage," conceived by Jim Lasko and Blake Montgomery, directed by Montgomery and designed by Frank Maugeri as a "choose your...
  • Thalia Hall brings music back to Pilsen

    Thalia Hall brings music back to Pilsen
    Last year, Bruce Finkelman (Empty Bottle) and Craig Golden (Longman & Eagle, Space) teamed up to reopen Thalia Hall, a Chicago landmark originally opened in 1892 at the corner of 18th and Allport streets to serve as a community arts center for Pilsen....
  • Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski on 'Painted Cities'

    Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski on 'Painted Cities'
    Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski is not the kind of man who lives in the past. He's happiest while working on motorcycles in the garage of his house in Berwyn, where he lives with his wife and two children, or working as a counselor for high school students...
  • Ike Holter on Collaboraction's Sketchbook 2049

    Ike Holter on Collaboraction's Sketchbook 2049
    Most playwrights are thrilled to see a single work produced, ever. Local scribe Ike Holter, however, has had dozens of plays produced on stages ranging from New York to Atlanta to his own backyard—and he's only 28. Right now, Holter has two...
  • 2 dead, 12 wounded in shootings

    2 dead, 12 wounded in shootings
    Two men were shot to death and 12 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Wednesday and Thursday mornings, according to police. The most recent shooting left an 18-year-old man dead outside a Humboldt Park building, beneath a sign...
  • 4 new Chicago dance parties

    4 new Chicago dance parties
    The recent opening of Slippery Slope in Logan Square continues a springtime burst of new dance parties. Here's the lowdown on four of them:  Neo 51 at Sub 51 51 W. Hubbard St. 312-828-0051 When: Tuesday nights, 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m. What: Sub 51 teams...
  • Judging neighborhoods (and myself)

    Judging neighborhoods (and myself)
    It was to be my small, lofted Shangri-La. My Fortress of Urban Solitude. After weeks of scouring the hellish depths of Craigslist's real estate section and nearly every apartment-hunting website known to man, I'd finally unearthed my dream bachelor pad. I...