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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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  • Man dead, two wounded in Bridgeport shooting

    Man dead, two wounded in Bridgeport shooting
    Police found a man shot inside a car they chased from a Bridgeport shooting that left one man dead and two wounded Friday night. The three men were among at least 7 people shot overnight across the city. They were shot inside an apartment in the...
  • It takes all kinds: Fringe Fest is 50 shows in Jefferson Park

    It takes all kinds: Fringe Fest is 50 shows in Jefferson Park
    Now in its fourth year, the Chicago Fringe Festival moves from Pilsen to Jefferson Park, offering 50 shows at five venues through Sept. 8, along with ancillary shenanigans (lady arm wrestlers and an "air sex competition") at Fringe Central, aka Fischman...
  • Biographer D.T. Max on David Foster Wallace and Chicago

     Biographer D.T. Max on  David Foster Wallace and Chicago
    David Foster Wallace was no fan of cities. He used to complain to friends that they left him riled up. Being in New York City, he once wrote to the then-fiction editor of Playboy, Alice Turner, “My whole┬ánervous system seems to be on the outside...
  • HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: Dozens more shows for the season

    HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: Dozens more shows for the season
    Thanksgiving is as late as it can be, and Hanukkah is earlier than usual this year, but the holiday shows always arrive right on schedule. From warmhearted theatrical classics to spicy newcomers, ballet to tap, traditional music to pop, we have enough...
  • New Year's Day brunches

    New Year's Day brunches
    Make your first meal of the year count at these hangover-healing brunches on Jan. 1. Blackfinn Ameripub 65 W. Kinzie St. 312-836-0290 Eat: Choose from filling fare such as the the Breakfast Balboa--shaved prime rib, mozzarella and hash browns, topped...
  • Cops release photos of 'Peeping Tom' who watched victim in restroom

    Cops release photos of 'Peeping Tom' who watched victim in restroom
    Chicago police have released photos taken from video surveillance of a man who watched a woman in a restroom, then grabbed and dragged her into a stairwell of a building in the city's East Pilsen neighborhood. About 10:15 p.m. on Nov. 23, the man was...
  • 1 dead, several wounded during Chicago shootings, stabbing

    1 dead, several wounded during Chicago shootings, stabbing
    One man was fatally gunned down, a woman was stabbed and three other men were wounded during separate attacks Sunday on the city's South and West sides. Most recently in the 300 block of West 60th Place, a 22-year-old man was shot dead on the scene...
  • Michelin Chicago Guide 2014: EL Ideas, Elizabeth among winners

    Michelin Chicago Guide 2014: EL Ideas, Elizabeth among winners
    The Michelin Man was very good to Chicago on Tuesday, bestowing stars on 25 restaurants, the largest number in the four-year history of the Chicago Michelin guide. “It was a great year in Chicago,” said Michael Ellis, Michelin’s...
  • Ex-alderman Medrano convicted on third corruption charge

    Ex-alderman Medrano convicted on third corruption charge
    Former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano was convicted of corruption Tuesday for a third time and could face more than a decade in prison after pleading guilty in a 2010 bribery scheme to influence a bandage contract at Stroger Hospital. Medrano, 59,...
  • Appeals court rejects challenge to Chicago landmarks ordinance

    Appeals court rejects challenge to Chicago landmarks ordinance
    Preservationists exhaled Thursday after an Illinois appeals court turned back a challenge to Chicago's landmarks ordinance that had significance for efforts to save historic buildings nationwide. The ruling sided with a lower court in rejecting an...
  • Neverias: Cool treats year-round

    Neverias: Cool treats year-round
    As fall's cool days swiftly start to outnumber those warm ones on the tail end of summer, mojitos and margaritas are replaced by warm cider and pumpkin spice lattes. But for those with a sweet tooth, the wonders of Mexican neverias (ice cream shops) are...
  • Authorities: Woman shot after pointing BB gun at police

    Authorities: Woman shot after pointing BB gun at police
    Police shot and seriously wounded a woman who they say pointed a gun toward them in a Pilsen alley. A group of people called 911 after the woman aimed a gun at them in the 1000 block of West Cullerton Street about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, police said. The...