Elena Vázquez Felgueres, 29, and Tamar Fasja Unikel, 27, incorporate their Mexican and Eastern European heritage into their baked goods. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Just In Time For Hanukkah, Masa Madre Serves Up Mexican-Jewish Desserts In Pilsen

The Pilsen pastry shop — created by two Mexico City natives — offers a variety of homemade baked goods from scratch.

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Cook County Takes Steps to Erase Its Regional Gang Database

Commissioners are set to pass a law banning the database and requiring it to be destroyed.

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Jussie Smollett Charged With Filing False Police Report, Will Have To Surrender To Cops

Once considered a victim in a racist attack in Streeterville, the "Empire" star is now facing a felony charge.

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Steve Madden Closing Its Wicker Park Store (Which Means Boots Are $20)

The shoe shop has called the 1553 N. Milwaukee Ave. storefront home for roughly a decade.