Billy Alvarez, co-owner of Mima's Taste of Cuba, next to the mural of Celia Cruz at the restaurant.Alex V. Hernandez/Block Club Chicago

Mima’s Taste Of Cuba Brings Fresh Cuban Food To Irving Park — And Wins Over Some Cubbies

"We buy the box of plantains. We peel them, we cut them. That's why it may take a little longer for your order to come out but at the end of the day you're getting quality."

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Belmont Cragin, Hermosa Primary category in which blog post is published

Mugging Caught On Video Shows Woman Attacked While Cleaning Snow Off Car In Belmont-Cragin

The mugger ran toward the woman, knocked her down and dragged her on the ground before stealing her purse.

Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which blog post is published

With Family Chats, Foundation Aims To Introduce Al Raby’s Legacy To A New Generation

CPS CEO Janice Jackson, author Lee Bey and Chicago Housing Commissioner Marisa Novara are among the panelists.

Albany Park Primary category in which blog post is published

After Public Outcry, More Cops Will Be Sent To Albany Park, State Rep Says

A band of neighborhood groups came together to form a new coalition. That organizing led to Thursday's announcement, State Rep. Jaime Andrade Jr. told a crowd of 200.