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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Chicago Teachers Vote To Ratify New Contract By Wide Margin

The final margin was 81 percent to 19 percent with 80 percent of schools reporting late Friday.

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Emergency Shoreline Stabilization Work To Battle Rising Lake Begins Monday In Rogers Park

The city will spend millions to fortify the Far North Side's shoreline after early winter storms accelerated erosion.

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Redline VR’s Bar Now Has Chicago Beer

Redline VR hosted a grand opening Thursday night to celebrate the bar being fully stocked and open.