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."

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Albany Park Group Offering Thanksgiving Care Baskets To Families Mourning Relatives Lost To Violence, Coronavirus

The baskets will include food items, knickknacks and sympathy cards. “There’s a lot of need for this in Albany Park,” said Dalia Aragon, Israel’s Gifts of Hope's co-founder.

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$94 Million Property Tax Hike Is Coming After Divided Council Votes Yes

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s 2021 pandemic budget and tax hike were approved Tuesday in the closest budget vote since the 1980s.