Ricardo Flores, manager at Mi Tierra, said deportation threats create a sense of “paranoia” in Little Village. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

‘Not A Soul On 26th Street’: Sales Drop At Little Village Shops As Threat Of ICE Deportation Sweep Looms

Shop owners on the city's second-highest grossing shopping district are reporting significant hits to their sales. “People are frightened and that stops people from going out," one manager said.

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La Catrina Coffee Shop Owners Aim To Sell The Beloved Pilsen Cafe And Move To Mexico

The owners plan to move to Guanajuato City, Mexico, where they’ll open a community space.

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The People’s Stage Brings Karaoke, Community to Chicago Parks: ‘Performing Is Sharing’

This weekend, the most welcoming karaoke crew in town kicks off a tour of Chicago's parks at HornerFest in Ravenswood.

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2 Baby Gorillas At The Lincoln Park Zoo Have Been Named

The newborns' names pay tribute to areas where the zoo does research on ape and chimp groups.