Military veteran Eva Hernandez opened Pilsen Italian Ice earlier this month.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Pilsen Italian Ice Is An Army Veteran’s Dream Come True: ‘I Like To See The Community Together’

Eva Hernandez dreamed of opening an Italian ice spot when she served in the Army. On June 1, she made it happen.

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

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.

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

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.