Dario Monni (left) and his wife, Jill Gray, will open Tortello, a handmade pasta shop, in Wicker Park this summer. Monni is a native of Venice, Italy, and Gray is a native of Chicago. John Khuu/Provided

Tortello Restaurant Will Bring Fresh Handmade Pasta — And Italian Immigrant’s Generations Of Expertise — To Wicker Park

"We live in a society where convenience is every day," Dario Monni said. "And I understand that. I respect that. I just wanna say, that when you try fresh pasta, you never go back."

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Hundreds Watch Stations Of The Cross In Pilsen As Via Crucis Good Friday Tradition ‘Brings People Together’

To celebrate Good Friday, hundreds of Catholics walked along 18th Street for the annual reenactment of the living stations 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."