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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Karalynn McNicholas, Found Dead In Chicago Lawn, Was Murdered, Officials Say

The Mount Greenwood resident had been strangled miles away from her home and without her phone or purse.

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Neon Wilderness, New Spot From Bar DeVille Partner, Opens For Happy Hour Thursday

The bar near the Division Blue Line station pays homage to the neighborhood's Polish roots with its name, cocktails and laid-back vibe.