Attendee raises concerns of the financial burden homeowners would incur for making updates to property in an historic district.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Should Pilsen Become A Historic Landmark District? Some Say City Is Trying To ‘Shove This Down Our Throats’

The process initially was set to extend late into the summer, but was expedited after someone tried to demolish three buildings in the proposed district.

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Man Stabbed To Death By Coworker At Portage Park’s Foundation Tavern & Grille

Aside from a “large” knife, police recovered video footage of the attack and charges are pending.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

5 Robberies At Gunpoint Reported On Near West Side, Police Say

The most recent robbery happened in the 2400 block of West Warren Boulevard Dec. 3, police said.

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South Shore Will Finally Have A Grocery Store When Local Market Opens Wednesday

The new Local Market in Jeffery Plaza will open at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The first 500 customers will receive a free grocery bag of food.