Right: Pilsen artist Oscar Romero fixes his Virgen de Guadelupe mural on 16th Street late Monday. The mural was defaced last week. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Pilsen Artist Restores Defaced Virgen De Guadalupe Mural, With A Little Help From A Stranger

“The truth is when I saw [the graffiti] it made me really angry,” artist Oscar Romero said. “But I took a step back and said, 'this is chance to restore the Virgen.'”

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Logan Square Parking Spots Get A Green Makeover For A Day — And Firm Hopes To Make It Permanent

"You get the great benefit of having trees and shrubs as opposed to concrete and flood water," the owner of the design firm said. "It would go a long way in making Logan Square a greener place."

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Watch ‘The Voice’ Alum Meagan McNeal Wow CTA Green Line Riders With An Impromptu House Performance

The South Side mother of two performed DJ Dennis Ferrer's "Hey Hey," with her baby boy in a sling, delighting CTA passengers.

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2,200 Nurses Strike At U of Chicago Hospital Over Short Staffing, Patient Safety

The hospital is on full bypass, asking ambulances to take patients to other hospitals.