Leonel Rodriguez recently opened Step Down Cafe, a new coffee shop, in Pilsen. [Mauricio Peña/Block Club Chicago]

After Decades Of Hard Work, New Pilsen Cafe’s Owner’s Dream A Reality: ‘We Did It’

Leonel Rodriguez has worn many hats before fulfilling his dream of opening a coffee shop in Pilsen.

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These Chicago-Centric Old Slang Words Don’t Make Us Look Very Good

Have you ever heard of a "Chicago bankroll" or a "Chicago typewriter"?

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In First Term As Mayor, Lightfoot’s Schools Agenda To Include Overhaul Of Budgets, Campus Policing

Lori Lightfoot’s transition committees presented recommendations for the mayor-elect’s agenda Friday.

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South Side’s First Food Hall Opens In Pullman Featuring 3 African-American Chefs: ‘We Did Something Here. We Really Did’

Laine's Bake Shop, Exquisite Catering and Events and Majani Soulful Vegan Cuisine set up shop in the 111th Gateway Retail Center.