Kids decorate a small tree during Breakthrough's Christmas Store event in 2017.Provided

Garfield Park Group Collecting 5,000 Gifts To Help West Side Families During Christmas

Breakthrough hopes to collect 5,000 donated gifts that can help Garfield Park families provide for their loved ones on Christmas.

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Pilsen’s Via Crucis ‘Brings People Together’ On Good Friday

To celebrate Good Friday, hundreds of Catholics walked along 18th Street for the annual reenactment of the living stages of the cross in Pilsen.

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Happy Village Officially Sells For $1.5 Million — But Dive Bar’s Renovation On Hold ‘For One Last Summer’

"We're going to run it as-is for the next six months," said Andrew Miller, one of the bar's new owners. "We're cognizant of the connection people have with this place."